Residential fires

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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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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