Residential fires

Firefighters work to contain a blaze at a building in the Bronx section of New York, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 02, 2018 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York says 23 people, including a firefighter, are hurt following a Bronx blaze. All of them are expected to be OK. Investigators believe the fire started in a first-floor furniture store around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Adults and children fled from the three...
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A tribute to a slain Douglas County sheriff's deputy is shown on the overhead scoreboard before the Colorado Avalanche played the New York Islanders in an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
DENVER (AP) — Authorities in suburban Denver were investigating what led a 37-year-old man to fire more than 100 rounds in his apartment on sheriff's deputies, killing one and injuring four others. Two civilians were also injured. The Douglas County coroner identified the suspect as Matthew Riehl...
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Emelia Ascheampong, right, a resident of the building where more than 10 people died in a fire on Thursday, is hugged by a friend on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. Ascheampong, her husband Nana, and four children, survived the fire by using a fire escape. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 29, 2017 - 5:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A preschooler toying with the burners on his mother's stove accidentally sparked New York City's deadliest fire in decades, an inferno that quickly overtook an apartment building and blocked the main escape route, the fire commissioner said Friday. A dozen people died , and four...
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Firefighters respond to a building fire Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. The Fire Department of New York says a blaze raging in the Bronx apartment building has seriously injured more than a dozen of people. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 28, 2017 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The deadliest residential fire to hit New York City in at least a quarter century swept through a Bronx apartment building Thursday on one of the coldest nights this winter, killing 12 people and leaving four more fighting for their lives, city officials said. The dead included a...
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Firefighters respond to a building fire Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. The Fire Department of New York says a blaze raging in the Bronx apartment building has seriously injured more than a dozen of people. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 28, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on deadly Bronx apartment building fire (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Residents of a Bronx apartment building where a deadly fire broke out are describing a chaotic scene. The blaze Thursday night left 12 people dead including a child around a year old and four more...
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City of Pittsburgh Firefighters gather along Bennett Street in front of the fatal scene of the triple fatal fire, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017, in the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh. (Darrell Sapp/Post-Gazette)/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A house fire that killed a young child and two women in Pittsburgh was set by a man who smelled of gasoline and bragged "yep, I did it" as he watched the house burn, police said. Pittsburgh police believe Martell Smith, 41, set the fire early Wednesday after getting into a bar...
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FILE- In this Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, Will Powers holds his cat Arcturus Aldebaran Powers in Farmington Hills, Mich. Two Guinness World Records-holding cats have been missing after a fire gutted their owners' suburban Detroit home on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Powers says in a statement that the remains of Arcturus and Cygnus were found Wednesday, Dec. 20 in the basement of the home. Arcturus was the world's tallest domestic cat, measuring at about 19 inches. Cygnus was the domestic cat with the world's longest tail, at more than 17 inches. (Edward Pevos /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File)
December 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The owner of two Guinness World Record-holding cats says the animals died in a fire that destroyed their suburban Detroit home last month. Will Powers says in a statement that the remains of Arcturus and Cygnus were found Wednesday in the basement of their Farmington...
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Firefighters inspect the scene of a fatal fire, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A fire official says a mother and three children have died in the fast-moving house fire in in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 18, 2017 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fire that roared through a Brooklyn home on the sixth night of Hanukkah, killing a mother and her three young children, was touched off by the family's menorah, fire officials said. The fire department late Monday released a statement saying fire marshals determined the blaze to...
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November 25, 2017 - 2:53 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say an air force non-commissioned officer has set fire to his apartment, killing himself and his 8-year-old twin boys. Greece's fire service said Saturday that the father and his children were found unresponsive because of the smoke that overwhelmed them and...
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November 25, 2017 - 7:34 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say that an apartment building caught fire in the southern city of Granada, leaving one woman dead and nearly three dozen others in need of medical treatment. Granada's police said on Saturday that "we have to lament the death of a person . because of a fire last...
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