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  • 5 dead in Minneapolis duplex fire; 'a tragic moment,' mayor says

    5 dead in Minneapolis duplex fire; 'a tragic moment,' mayor says
    Five people, including at least three children, died in a fire that spread through a three-story Minneapolis duplex early Friday, authorities said. “This a tragic moment for the city of Minneapolis, this a tragic moment for north Minneapolis, this...
  • Dana Point hotel evacuated in three-alarm fire

    Dana Point hotel evacuated in three-alarm fire
    Firefighters evacuated a hotel near the Dana Point Harbor on Tuesday as a three-alarm fire was consuming the structure. No injuries were reported in the blaze at the Dana Point Harbor Inn, where more than 80 firefighters were trying to knock down...
  • 98-year-old fire victim described as 'caring and giving'

    98-year-old fire victim described as 'caring and giving'
    An elderly woman who died of smoke inhalation from a fire in her South Los Angeles home early Saturday was described by a family member as a "caring and giving person" who had lived in the home since the 1940s. Anna Brooks, 98, was rescued from her...
  • CHP, Chula Vista Fire officials meet to discuss "unfortunate incident"

    CHP, Chula Vista Fire officials meet to discuss "unfortunate incident"
    Officials of the California Highway Patrol and the Chula Vista Fire Department moved Wednesday to smooth over "an unfortunate incident" in which a CHP officer handcuffed a firefighter at a freeway accident Tuesday night. The officer had ordered the...
  • Five killed in Quebec seniors home fire; death toll expected to rise

    Five killed in Quebec seniors home fire; death toll expected to rise
    A fire that swept through a home for seniors in the Quebec town of L'Isle-Verte likely took the lives of many of the 30 frail and elderly residents now listed as missing, authorities in the Canadian province said Friday. Five of the 52 people registered...
  • 3 injured in boat crash near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island

    3 injured in boat crash near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island
    Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Monday night. Two of the victims were listed in critical condition. One was flown by a Fire Department...
  • Fire in Mid-City home leaves one man dead, 2 injured

    Fire in Mid-City home leaves one man dead, 2 injured
    A fire that broke out at a Mid-City home early Tuesday left one person dead and two others suffering from possible smoke inhalation. The fire at the one-story home at 2305 South Orange Drive was reported at 5:36 a.m., said Katherine Main of the Los...
  • Deadly Mid-City house fire: No smoke detectors found, officials say

    Deadly Mid-City house fire: No smoke detectors found, officials say
    A 36-year-old man who died Tuesday after a fire broke out in his Mid-City bedroom is the seventh person to be killed in a home fire so far this year in Los Angeles, officials said, and the latest to occur where no smoke detectors had been installed. The...
  • LAFD plans campaign to fight a surge in fire deaths

    LAFD plans campaign to fight a surge in fire deaths
    Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign following an increase in fire-related deaths this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze in a Mid-City home that did not have smoke detectors. "We've never had these...
  • After seven fire deaths in a month, LAFD to launch safety campaign

    After seven fire deaths in a month, LAFD to launch safety campaign
    Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign after a surge in fire-related deaths so far this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze at a home in Mid-City that did not have smoke detectors. “We’ve...
  • Crews resume search for fire's cause and second body at Omaha plant

    Investigators returned to an Omaha animal feed plant Tuesday searching for a second body and investigating the cause of the blaze and partial building collapse that killed two and injured at least 10 employees. [Updated 3:36 p.m.: Authorities...