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Radiator Explosion in Bronx Apartment Kills 2 Little Girls

Two little girls died Wednesday when a radiator exploded in their Bronx apartment. The sisters, Ibanez Ambrose, 2, and Scylee Ambrose, 1, were napping when a valve blew off the radiator and filled their room with scalding steam. The badly burned little…

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Woman Dies in Fire at Sam’s Townhomes in Dickson, TN

An 18-year-old woman died in a fire at Sam’s Townhomes in Dickson, TN. Two other people were injured in the fire, which broke out just before 3 a.m. on Tuesday, at Sam’s Townhomes near the intersection of Spring and Olive…

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Family, Friends Mourn Loss of SIU Student Who Died in Carbondale Fire

Family and friends are mourning the loss of Alex Kierstead, a 20-year-old from Aurora, who died in a Carbondale, IL house fire on November 23. Compassionate is the word friends say best described Kierstead, a sophomore at Southern Illinois University,…

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Most Cooking-Related House Fires Happen on Thanksgiving

Most cooking-related house fires happen on Thanksgiving. In fact, the number of fires that occur each year on Thanksgiving is four times greater than any other of the year. To help everyone celebrate safely, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)…

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Yonkers Apartment Fire Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

Five people were injured, two of them critically, in an apartment fire in Yonkers this morning. Firefighters arrived at the building on Midland Avenue just after 9 a.m. Yonkers Fire Chief Thomas Fitzpatrick told ABC7 News that the fire started…

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Gas Leak Suspected in Payson, AZ Apartment Fire, 10 Inured, 1 With Severe Burns

A gas leak is a suspected source of a fire that gutted an apartment complex near Payson, AZ on Saturday. Ten people were injured, one of them, who suffered serious burns, was hospitalized. Eight people were inside the four-unit apartment…

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1 Dead, 13 Injured in 6-Alarm Apartment Fire in NYC

One person died and 13 people were injured in a massive apartment fire on Manhattan’s Upper East Side Thursday morning. More than 200 firefighters responded to the fire that began just before 3:30 a.m. at 324 East 93rd Street in the…

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2 Die, 2 Injured in Bellevue, WA Condo Fire

Two people died and two were hospitalized after a fire ripped through The Chimneys condominium building in Bellevue, WA on Monday night. The three-story, 20-unit building, located blocks south of Bellevue Square on 100th Avenue Northeast, did not have a sprinkler…

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3 Die in Hillsborough, NJ Apartment Fire

Three people died in a Monday night fire at an apartment complex in Hillsborough Township, NJ. The fire, which began just after 10 p.m., is believed to have started in a bedroom in one of the second-floor units. Witnesses described…

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Possible Explosives Involved in Fire That Injured 2 in Chula Vista, CA

An apartment fire that injured at least two people in Chula Vista, CA may have been started by a man making explosives, according to authorities.  The fire began in a second-floor unit just after 2 p.m.  on Monday at the Seawind Apartments…

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Flower Branch Apartment Explosion Investigated

A gas leak may have been the cause of a deadly explosion at an apartment complex. Seven bodies have been found at the site of an apartment explosion in Silver Spring, Maryland. Authorities believe these are 7 of the 8…

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Apartment Fire Kills a Child and Severely Injures 2 Others

An apartment fire tragically killed a 4-year-old child and seriously injured his grandmother and his 18-month-old brother. The fire started early in the morning on February 7, 2016 at an apartment complex. A 6-year-old brother attempted to save the family.…