Residential fires

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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Debris litters the sidewalk in front of Harlem building that burned overnight on Friday, March 23, 2018, in New York. Firefighter Michael R. Davidson of Engine Company 69 died after he became separated from his unit as they battled a fierce, smoky blaze that broke out in the basement of the former Harlem jazz club being used as a film set. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
March 23, 2018 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter died after he became separated from his unit as they battled a fierce, smoky blaze that broke out in the basement of a former Harlem jazz club being used as a film set. The fire started as the crew of "Motherless Brooklyn," directed by Edward Norton, was...
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A boy is rescued from a condominium complex during a fire in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Friday, March 23, 2018. The fire killed over a dozen people, most of them died of suffocation or jumping from high floors. (VnExpress via AP)
March 23, 2018 - 3:34 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Residents startled awake by loud noise and smoke signaled for help with lit mobile phones and crawled onto cranes from their balconies to escape a fire Friday at a large condominium complex in southern Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City. At least 13 people were killed and 28 injured,...
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This photo provided by Nicholas Waun shows the scene where two trains collided and derailed in Georgetown, Ky., early Monday, March 19, 2018. Four people were injured after the accident late Sunday night. (Nicholas Waun via AP)
March 19, 2018 - 6:04 am
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Two freight trains collided and derailed shortly before midnight, injuring four people and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to evacuate, authorities said Monday. Nearby residents were evacuated "out of an abundance of caution after the crash was reported at 11:14...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
DALLAS (AP) — An email sent by Atmos Energy to state regulators reveals company workers were investigating gas leaks involving fires at two Dallas homes some 12 hours before an explosion at another home killed a 12-year-old girl. The company did not evacuate residents or shut off gas lines in the...
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FILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A 20-year-old California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student is due in court. Samuel Woodward of Newport Beach is scheduled to be arraigned on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Santa Ana. Authorities say Woodward killed 19-year-old sophomore Bernstein and buried his body in a shallow grave at a neighborhood park not far from the Bernstein family home in Lake Forest. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Friday to the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a park not far from his family's home. Samuel Woodward, 20, of Newport Beach was ordered held on $5 million bail with...
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January 31, 2018 - 7:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say 11 people have died in a fire that engulfed a home for elderly welfare recipients in northern Japan. The fire broke out before midnight Thursday in Sapporo, the main city on the island of Hokkaido. Media reports say that five residents were rescued. Footage on public...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 7:14 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A female passenger has died hours after a casino boat caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing her and about 50 other passengers and crew to jump into the chilly waters to escape. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said Monday that the woman died...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 8:31 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fire swiftly engulfed a shuttle boat Sunday afternoon used to ferry patrons to a casino ship off Florida's Gulf Coast, forcing the crew and dozens of passengers to jump into chilly waters close to shore, authorities said. Fifteen people complaining of chest pain, smoke inhalation...
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