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3 Kentucky Businesses Damaged by Roof Collapse

A structural engineer was expected to investigate on Saturday what caused a roof to collapse in western Kentucky, damaging at least three businesses. Shattered glass and debris were found in the street when authorities responded late Friday in downtown Henderson, …

Minor Injuries When Roof Collapses at California Casino

Eleven people suffered mostly minor injuries when a roof collapsed Monday at a Los Angeles area casino, raining debris into the lobby area, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Fire Department received multiple calls following the collapse around 10 a.m. …

Slow Recovery from Latest Nor’easter, Third Storm Could Be on Tap

The sun came out across much of the Northeast on Friday as utilities tackled the arduous task of restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers who lost electricity during the storm that hit the region this week, all with …

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 …

6 Injured in Atlanta Restaurant Roof Collapse

An official says the roof of an Atlanta restaurant collapsed Monday night, injuring six people. Atlanta Fire Department spokesman Cortez Stafford said at a media briefing that about 40 percent of the roof collapsed. Stafford says he couldn’t say for …

NYC Fire Officials Say Three Workers Injured at Construction Site

Three construction workers were injured in Queens when the roof of a two-story brownstone undergoing renovations collapsed. It happened on 28th Road in Astoria just before 4 p.m. Tuesday. Fire officials say a load of material that had been placed …

Massive Fire Engulfs Building at Former New York Steel Mill Site

A major blaze is burning at the former Bethlehem Steel site outside Buffalo. Firefighters responded around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to reports of a fire at the industrial site in the city of Lackawanna, just south of Buffalo. WGRZ-TV reports explosions …

Mass. Gov. Baker: Federal Officials Encouraging on Disaster Relief

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday he’s gotten encouraging signs from federal officials as he’s begun reaching out to them with Massachusetts preparing a formal request for disaster relief following the spate of snowstorms. Back home after a National Governors …

Roof Collapses Mount Across Boston Region in Weekend Snow, Rain

Roofs continue to collapse under record snow across the Boston area, most over warehouses and barns, as the latest weekend storm brings three to five inches of snow, topped off by up to a half-inch of rain in some areas. …