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Three Boats Go Up in Flames at Boston Marina

A fire at a Boston marina likely strengthened by diesel fuel heavily damaged three boats, sinking two of them. Fire department officials say a woman was on one of the boats, but escaped unharmed. There were no reports of injuries. …

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 …

Former Arkansas Home of President Clinton a Total Loss After Fire

A northwest Arkansas house once occupied by former President Bill Clinton that was damaged by fire has been deemed a total loss. The home now owned by Stephanie and Robert Dzur and occupied by Stephanie Dzur’s father burned June 8. …

Fire Guts New York Mill Owned by Cooperstown Baseball Bat Maker

A fire has heavily damaged the upstate New York mill owned by a Cooperstown-based wood baseball bat company. Emergency officials in Otsego County say the fire was reported around 6 p.m. Monday at Cooperstown Bat Co.’s mill in the town …

Louisiana Reminds Insurers of Flooded Vehicle Requirements

The Louisiana Department of Insurance has issued a reminder to insurance companies regarding the Certificate of Destruction title requirements for flooded vehicles. The department issued the bulletin following the federal declaration of disaster due to the recent massive flooding in …

Fire Destroys Historic Florida Cigar Factory

A historic Tampa, Florida cigar factory has been destroyed in a fire. Authorities say the roof and floors of the Palmetto Beach Cigar Factor collapsed in the fire which broke out shortly after midnight July 5. The fire marshal said …

Fire Causes $500K in Damage to 500 Festival Parade Float

A fire at an Indianapolis warehouse where floats are stored for the 500 Festival Parade has heavily damaged one of those floats. Indianapolis Fire Department spokeswoman Rita Reith says a fire on the city’s south side caused an estimated $500,000 …

Minneapolis Businesses Heavily Damaged by Fire

A fire has caused severe damage to several businesses in north Minneapolis, Minn., and officials say at least three buildings are a total loss. The Minneapolis Fire Department says crews were called to a report of a fire in a …