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Multiple Fires Destroy 12 Buildings in New York

Officials say 12 buildings have to be torn down after two weekend fires devastated an Albany, N.Y., neighborhood. The Times Union reports the first fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, and the second fire was reported about a mile …

Fire Destroys Multi-Million Dollar Massachusetts Home

A massive fire has destroyed a multi-million dollar waterfront home in Massachusetts owned in part by a famous restaurateur. The Gloucester home that burned late Saturday into Sunday morning was bought for $4.6 million in 2016 and was undergoing renovations, …

Pennsylvania District Reopens After Fire Destroyed, Damaged Several Buses

Schools are reopening in a Pennsylvania district where a fire destroyed or damaged more than two dozen school buses. Classes were canceled after the fast-moving blaze broke out Friday at a Parkland school district garage in South Whitehall, near Allentown, …

New Jersey Fire Destroys Squad’s Five Ambulances, Causes $2M in Damage

A fast-moving fire has gutted an ambulance squad’s building in New Jersey, destroying five ambulances and causing at least $2 million in damage. The fire at the American Legion Ambulance Association in Woodstown, N.J., broke out early Monday and was …

Prosecutors Say New Jersey Diner Owner Paid Friend to Burn It Down

Prosecutors say a New Jersey diner owner hired his friend to burn it down last month so he could collect on an insurance claim. Thomas Giannisis, a 51-year-old Bellmawr resident who owned the Country Town Diner in Berlin, and 56-year-old …

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 …

Fire Damages Businesses at New Hampshire Strip Mall, Officials Investigate

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire that broke out at a New Hampshire strip mall. Fire officials say none of the stores were open at the time and there were no injuries. WMUR-TV reports firefighters responded …

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 …

Four Rhode Island Homes Damaged in Fire

Four multi-family homes have been damaged and six residents and two firefighters injured following in an early morning fire in Providence, R.I. Fire officials say the blaze was reported at around 3 a.m. Saturday in the city’s Olneyville neighborhood. Firefighters …

Multiple Homes Damaged in Delaware Fire

Multiple homes have been severely damaged by fire in Delaware. News outlets report a Monday night fire in Slaughter Beach left at least two houses destroyed, and caused damage to multiple others. An assistant state fire marshal with the Kent …