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Woman, 19, Identified as Victim of Fatal Fire in Alexandria, MN

A 19-year-old woman who died in a January 15 apartment fire in Alexandria, MN has been identified by authorities. Shandin Goodbird of Alexandria was the only resident of the four-unit building located at 410 Fillmore Street who did not escape the…

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Bronx Apartment Fire Injures 23, Days After Deadly Blaze

Twenty-three people were injured, four of them critically, when fire swept through a four-story Bronx apartment building early this morning. More than 200 firefighters battled the seven-alarm fire at 1547 Commonwealth Ave which began in a first-floor furniture store around 5:30…

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Defective Smoke Detector in Bronx Apartment Where Fire Killed 12

Twelve people were killed and four were critically injured when a fire tore through a 100-year old Bronx apartment building on December 28. City records show the building, which was built before fireproof construction standards, had an open violation for…

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East St. Louis Apartment Fire: 1 Dead, 2 Injured

One person died and two others were injured in a July 26 fire at the Orr-Weathers Apartments in East St. Louis.  Firefighters arrived at the 7-story public housing complex on the 1400 block of Missouri just after 2 a.m. Most…

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3 Die in Fire at Oakland Apartment With History of Problems

Three people died in a March 27 fire at an Oakland apartment building with no fire alarms, no sprinklers and a history of problems.  Two adults and two children were hospitalized for smoke inhalation, one person is still missing. The…

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Toddler Dies, Father Badly Burned in Union City Apartment Fire

A March 4 apartment fire in Union City, NJ has claimed the life of a toddler and left his father, who suffered severe burns trying to save him badly injured. Fueled by high winds, the fire, which broke out just after…

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Girl, 7, Airlifted to Hospital after NoDa Apartment Fire

A seven-year-old girl who suffered severe burns in a NoDa apartment fire was airlifted to Wake Forest University Baptist Burn Center in Winston-Salem. Fire crews arrived at the Twin Oaks Apartments off of East 36th Street in the arts district…

Four Die in South Toledo Apartment Fire

Four people died in a fire at Woodlands Apartments in South Toledo on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Residents told local media that the death toll likely would have been higher if not for the heroic actions of a young man…

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Woman Dies in Mound, MN Apartment Fire

A woman tragically died after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Mound, MN. Her death is Minnesota’s first fire fatality of 2017. The fire broke out just after 8 a.m. on Thursday at the Grandview Apartments at…

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1 Dead After Fire at Kalamazoo Senior Living Center

One woman is dead after fire broke out at the Crosstown Parkway Apartments, a senior living complex in Kalamazoo, MI. Fire crews, called to the scene at 550 W. Crosstown Parkway just before 4 a.m. on Saturday, found the woman trapped…

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Trenton Apartment Fire Leaves Woman on Life Support

A woman is on life support after suffering from severe burn injuries caused by a fire in her apartment in Trenton on December 28. When firefighters responded to the apartment fire on South Lexington Street, they found Blondivia Harris, 60, lying outside her apartment…

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Two Die in Pontiac Apartment Fire, 3 Others are Injured

Two people died in a Saturday apartment fire in Pontiac, MI. Three others were injured. Fire crews responded to a 1:30 a.m. call at the Woodland Heights Apartments on the 100 block of Edith Street. Heavy smoke had trapped some…