Residential fires

A crane boom crashed into several homes, causing injuries in Lauderhill, Fla., on Wednesday afternoon, May 30, 2018, a fire official said. Authorities say at least two people were injured when the crane collapsed. Lauderhill Fire Rescue spokeswoman Jerry Gonzalez says the crane was being used to put up Florida Power and Light electric poles when it fell onto two houses. (Carline Jean/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
May 30, 2018 - 5:34 pm
A crane toppled on two houses in a Florida neighborhood, smashing through the roof of one of the homes and injuring at least two people Wednesday, authorities said. The crane was being used to put up Florida Power & Light electric poles when it fell on the houses, Lauderhill Fire Rescue...
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With members of the National Guard in the foreground, volcanic gases rise from active fissures near Pahoa, Hawaii on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Most of the nearby Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed to visitors due to ongoing seismic activity and the possibility of an explosion at the summit. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
May 16, 2018 - 4:09 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it. Now Deter and others who have recently lost homes to the lava-spewing mountain are on an urgent quest for answers about...
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In this photo provided by the Tulsa Police Department, Taheerah Ahmad is pictured in an undated photo. Police in Oklahoma are searching for Ahmad, who they say bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest repeatedly, and set their house on fire. An Amber Alert says Ahmad may be driving a black Lexus RX300 SUV with paper tags, a 2011 Ford Escape or a navy blue Ford sedan. (Tulsa Police Department via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 6:07 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa police on Tuesday arrested a woman who they say bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest repeatedly and set their house on fire. Police said a patrol officer found 39-year-old Taheerah Ahmad around midday in a vehicle in downtown Tulsa. Ahmad was taken into...
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May 15, 2018 - 5:59 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma woman who police say stabbed one child and fled with another (all times local): 5:58 p.m. Investigators say a woman who allegedly bound and gagged her three daughters, stabbed the eldest repeatedly and set their house on fire told them...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department says a blaze that broke through the roof of a house in Queens critically injured one person and seriously injured 10 others, including seven firefighters. More than 100 firefighters converged on the blaze early Friday. It was reported around 5 a.m. in the...
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April 29, 2018 - 5:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Three people have been killed and eight others injured in a house fire in New York City. The blaze broke out late Saturday night at a two-story home in Queens. An 82-year-old woman, an 87-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman all were killed in the fire. Eight other people were taken...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 6:33 pm
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin refinery explosion that injured several people (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A convention center in Minnesota has opened to accept people forced from their homes by a smoky fire at a nearby Wisconsin oil refinery. Executive director Chelly Townsend...
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A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The Fire Department says the blaze broke out on the 50th floor shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
April 08, 2018 - 9:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A raging fire that tore through a 50th-floor apartment at Trump Tower killed a man inside and sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president's namesake skyscraper. New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the cause of Saturday's blaze is not yet known...
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View of the apartment door of Mireille Knoll, 85, who was was slain last week, in Paris, France, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Police seals, hearts and a photo of her are pasted on her entry way. Knoll had been stabbed several times and her apartment set on fire. Two suspects have been given preliminary charges of murder with anti-Semitic motives over the death of an elderly Jewish woman, a French judicial official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 27, 2018 - 2:15 pm
PARIS (AP) — Like many who survived Nazi horrors, Mireille Knoll embraced life, eating out and going to the theater despite limited means. Even as age and Parkinson's disease took their toll, she delighted in receiving guests — until one of them allegedly stabbed the 85-year-old to death because...
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