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Theater at Renowned Jacob’s Pillow Dance Center in Massachusetts Burns Down

A fire at the renowned Jacob’s Pillow dance center in Massachusetts destroyed a theater building, but no one was hurt. The fire at the Doris Duke Theatre was reported at about 7 a.m., Becket Fire Chief Paul Mikaniewicz told The …

Mobile Home Owner Files Lawsuit Stemming from Maine Blast

The owner of a mobile home park and other residences has filed a lawsuit against companies and a nonprofit group connected to the 2019 fatal propane explosion in Maine. The Farmington explosion killed fire Capt. Michael Bell and injured seven …

Fireworks Explosion Kills One, Injures Another in Pennsylvania

The explosion of two tractor-trailers filled with fireworks in eastern Pennsylvania, killing one person and injuring another, is under investigation, officials said Wednesday. The Lehigh County coroner said 50-year-old Brian Ehret of Zionsville in Lower Milford Township was pronounced dead …

Fire Officials Say New Hampshire Antique Store Destroyed in Four-Alarm Blaze

Firefighters say a four-alarm blaze quickly tore through and destroyed a New Hampshire antique store late this weekend. Officials say the fire began burning just after midnight Sunday at the Swanzey antique store. WMUR-TV reports the blaze quickly grew to …

Popular Massachusetts Restaurant Destroyed by Fire

A fire has destroyed a popular restaurant in Massachusetts that just celebrated its 50th anniversary in business. Officials were called to Jamie’s Pub in Scituate, Mass., around 4:20 a.m. Sunday. Fire Chief John Murphy says it took about an hour …

Fire Destroys Historic Maine Building

Authorities in Maine say a fire has destroyed a historic building that once served as a Navy barracks in World War II. Crews responded to the fire at the Eastport building around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Firefighters contained the blaze after …

Fire Destroys Large Section of New York Motel

Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a large section of a northern New York motel in the heart of a popular Thousand Islands tourist destination. Officials say the fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday …

Gas Tank Explosion Sparks Massive Fire at Pennsylvania Salvage Yard

Police say one employee has been injured after a gas tank explosion caused a massive fire at a Pennsylvania salvage yard. York Area Regional Police Detective Don Hopple Jr. says an employee was using a grinder to remove the tank …

Fire Destroys Virginia Tech Research Building, Estimated Damage up to $1.3M

Officials say a fire destroyed a research building at Virginia Tech. Media outlets report it happened at the Prices Fork Research Station on Sunday night. Bob Schubert, the College of Architecture and Urban Studies’ associate dean for research, says the …