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Florida Apartment Building Gutted by Massive Fire

More than a dozen people lost their home when a massive fire gutted a Florida apartment building. Roughly 75 firefighters from four agencies battled the fast-moving blaze in Orange Park on Saturday. It took them nearly an hour to extinguish …

Massive Maryland Fire Leads to Estimated $39M Loss

Firefighters were still dousing hot spots Tuesday after a massive fire at a seven-story apartment building under construction near the University of Maryland. News outlets reported that firefighters were working to keep the fire that consumed the roof of the …

Residents of 10 Buildings in North Carolina Capital City Displaced by Massive Fire

Residents of downtown Raleigh, N.C., were allowed pick up belongings Saturday at dwellings near where a massive fire broke out. Raleigh Fire Chief John McGrath said crews were escorting residents back to where they lived, but that it could take …

Fire Destroys North Carolina Apartment Building

Authorities in Greenville, N.C., say a firefighter was among four people taken to the hospital after fire caused heavy damage at an apartment complex. Local media outlets report firefighters were called to the apartment complex around 1 a.m. Saturday. Emergency …

Trial Underway for Owner of Maine Building Where 6 Died in Fire

An apartment house where six people died in a fire had been neglected during foreclosure and lacked alternative exits, allowing several bedrooms to become “death traps” when the blaze spread upstairs, a prosecutor said Monday to open the homeowner’s manslaughter …