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The FireRescue1 Arson/Investigation resources page features news about confirmed and suspected arson as well as information on the latest fire investigation methodologies to help fire investigators and other personnel identify fire causes.

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
Sacramento firefighters faced heavy fire at the rear of the room-and-board home
A fire in an abandoned house in Oakland extended into the attic of a house next door displacing 12 occupants
Captain Jerry Boylan of The Conception will also receive supervised release after the deadliest maritime disaster in recent U.S. history
Governor Ned Lamont said the heat from the fire in Norwalk compromised some of the I-95 bridge
Photographs provided by the Portland Police Bureau show police cars in flames, including one next to a large propane tank
Atlanta officials have seen arson, property damage and increased insurance rates due to protests at the proposed site
At least 94 people died after they were given sedatives and restrained by police from 2012 through 2021, according to the Associated Press
An AP investigation shows how a strategy intended to reduce violence and save lives has resulted in avoidable deaths
Dozens of fire departments responded to the Lancaster County fire
The Maui fire report points at equipment, communication and a lack of mutual aid plans
Hillsborough County firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the Mamajuana Cafe
Two Newport News firefighters were terminated after an investigation found they ignored protocols
An investigation into the Flanders Fire Department has led to directives for the volunteer fire chief to seek counseling