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Texas A&M Forest Service said the firefighter is held on a $300,000 bond for setting multiple brush fires
Two Corinth firefighters were some of the first firefighters on the scene of the Shiloh Full Gospel Church fire
15 people died in the Elliott Chambers rooming house fire in Beverly in 1984
Firefighters searched twice for the missing man during the fire after being told he was inside
Nassau County police stated the 11-year-old child was told to light the fireworks which later set a shed and two houses on fire
A woman crashed her vehicle into a propane tank in the South Hill plant, causing an explosion and fire
The New Jersey Forest Service says the wildfire in the Wharton State Forest is 65% contained
Five members of a Senegalese family were killed when their home was set ablaze
Arson in Flint rose 41% in 2023 compared to 2022 and is on pace to be higher in 2024
Shelton firefighters discovered a large number of “firework displays” in the garage and basement during the earlier house fire
LAFD PIO Erik Scott said doctors were able to reattach the “nearly completely severed” ear following the blast at a brush fire
The fire ignited at a vacant Virginia Gardens building that had been used for fire department drills for the past month
Five people were injured in a Coweta County house fire that claimed six others
Investigators found that the tanker in the crash, fire that destroyed an interstate bridge had a hatch open, spilling nearly 2,500 gallons of fuel
Three firefighters were sent to the hospital during what Miami Mayor Francis Suarez called one of the worst fires in decades
Firefighters from at least six departments responded to the fire at Brant Performance Horses in Bellefontaine
Sumter County deputies tried to enter the house and rescue the woman
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Fire in Chelsea destroyed a warehouse and several other buildings
An explosion inside a Youngstown building collapsed the first floor into the basement
The overcrowded club lacked the required exits, firewalls and fire alarms in the 1977 tragedy
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Freddy Flores succumbed to burn injuries after a fire inside a
San Bernardino County authorities said the man had set fire to the school while students, staff were inside
Non-functioning sprinklers and other violations had been discovered in the arson investigation of the San Jose fire
Cincinnati Engine 24 was traveling at 55 miles per hour when it crossed the intersection and the driver lost control
Oakland house has a history of being occupied by squatters
Benton County Fire District 1 stated the 525,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Finley is too unstable to enter
The investigation determined the Springfield Township assistant chief did not adequately investigate the incident