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Teens accused of starting massive fire that burned down a historic...

Two Wisconsin teenagers were taken into custody after starting a fire that destroyed a railroad depot building in the town of Pembine.

Lightning strikes gas line, firefighters watch flames burn down nearby sign

Firefighters in the Colorado town of Foxfield were dispatched to a natural gas fire, which erupted after a lightning bolt struck the gas line.

Portland selects first female African American fire chief

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty has appointed Sara Boone as Portland’s fire chief, bringing Boone full circle from becoming the city’s first African American woman firefighter in 1995 to its first African American chief.

Fire reduces two-story Vegas office building to rubble

A fire that heavily damaged a large office building east of the Strip might have been burning in the attic for hours before anyone noticed, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

Brooklyn high-rise fire injures two people including firefighter

A resident and firefighter had to be transported to the hospital after being injured as an intense fire burned inside a Brooklyn high-rise building.

Home destroyed in explosion, off-duty officer rescued man from the burning...

A man is lucky an off-duty Ridgefield police officer lives a few doors down when his New Jersey home exploded Monday afternoon.

Severe storms causes roof of Dallas-Fire Rescue station to collapse

A series of harsh storms over the weekend caused severe damage to a Dallas Fire-Rescue station, causing the roof to cave in.

More than 100 firefighters battle intense heat inside and out during...

More than 40 units from the San Antonio Fire Department were called to battle an apartment fire in the Monte Vista neighborhood Sunday afternoon, according to the department.

Nine-alarm fire tears through multiple homes, injures nine people including seven...

People driven out by a massive nine-alarm Mattapan blaze came back to salvage what personal items they could in the rain Sunday morning, as the cleanup began for the wind-fueled inferno that destroyed three multifamily homes.

Arsonist with a grudge against a rabbi charged with starting massive...

A Pennsylvania man with a crazed grudge against a Brooklyn rabbi has been arrested over accusations he set a massive fire that torched the religious leader’s home and sent 13 people — including a 6-week-old infant — to the hospital, police said Sunday.