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Fast-Moving Fire Damages Several Homes in New Jersey

A fast-moving fire roared through several homes in a northern New Jersey neighborhood, injuring six firefighters and displacing nearly 50 residents. The fire in Paterson began around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in a home on Summer Street and quickly spread to …

Massive Blaze Tears Through New Jersey Town, Destroys Multiple Businesses

A fast-moving blaze ripped through the business district of a New Jersey town, destroying multiple businesses and causing the partial collapse of at least four buildings, according to officials. Daniel DeGroot, director of public safety for Dover, N.J., said the …

Investigators Say Burning Candles Sparked Deadly New Jersey Apartment Fire

Investigators say some burning candles apparently sparked a deadly fire at an apartment complex in Princeton, N.J., last month. The Dec. 27 fire at the Griggs Farm community started in a bedroom in one of the units. The fast-moving fire …

Hoverboard Suspected in Pennsylvania Fire that Damaged Six Townhomes

Officials suspect a hoverboard may be to blame for a fire that damaged six townhomes in Pennsylvania. Firefighters found one home engulfed in flames when they arrived on the scene on Royal Drive in Manchester, Penn., Monday morning. The flames …

Smoking Materials Blamed for Massive Massachusetts Blaze

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the improper disposal of smoking materials led to a massive fire in Massachusetts that destroyed three multifamily homes and damaged several other buildings. Officials say the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Sunday when a …

Man Charged in New Jersey Apartment Fire That Destroyed Three Buildings

A 19-year-old has been charged with setting his former New Jersey home ablaze, leaving four firefighters hurt, three buildings destroyed and 20 residents displaced. The Jersey Journal reports a criminal complaint says Matthew Nathan was arrested Sunday afternoon and faces …

Fire at Orlando Apartment Complex Damages 22 Units

More than 50 residents were displaced following a fire at an apartment complex in Orlando on April 21. Fire officials tell news outlets that crews were called to the Regency Gardens condominium around 2 p.m. Orlando police Cpl. Jason Engelhardt …

Remaining Flood-Displaced Houstonians Get Temporary Housing

Officials in Houston have closed the last of the city’s shelters and moved more than 150 families into temporary housing following the torrential rains that claimed eight lives and displaced thousands of people in the region. Mayor Sylvester Turner said …