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Lawyers Representing Families of Two People Who Died in Cedar-Riverside Apartment Fire

Tragedy struck the Cedar-Riverside community of Minneapolis when a three-alarm fire erupted at Cedar High Apartments on the day before Thanksgiving. The blaze, likened by firefighters to a blast furnace, killed five people and seriously injured three others. Known to…

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Motor Home Fire in St. Paul, MN Leaves 1 Dead and Another Injured

One person died and another was injured in a motor home fire in St. Paul, MN. When firefighters arrived at the scene at Arundel St. and Cook Ave. around 10:30 PM, they found fire and smoke pouring out from the…

Wisconsin Woman Killed in California Boat Fire

A deadly California boat fire killed 34 people over Labor Day weekend, including a Wisconsin native. Kristy Finstad (41) was leading a scuba diving trip when the chartered boat caught on fire. Finstad’s company, Worldwide Diving Adventures, chartered the dive…

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Five Children Die in Erie, PA Daycare Fire

A fire at an Erie, PA daycare center killed five children and injured one adult. Harris Family Daycare had been operating out of the single-family house for about 20 years before fire broke out just after 1 a.m on August…

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Five Children Dead, One Woman Injured After Lebanon MO Fire

One woman is clinging to life and five children are dead after a fire in Lebanon, MO on June 6. Alexandra Malleck, 20, whose two children, two nephews and one niece, all perished in the blaze, was airlifted to a Springfield…

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Arundel Lodge Fire Kills 3, Employee Dies Trying to Save Others

Three people are dead after a late-night fire on April 21 swept through an Arundel Lodge group home in Severn, Maryland. Two residents Walter McCardell, 61, and William Garcia, 44; and one employee, Barbara Brown, 65, perished in the blaze.…

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South Nashville Halfway House Fire Kills 3, Injures 11

Three women were killed and 11 others were injured when an early morning fire broke out at Southwood Women’s House, a South Nashville halfway, house on February 14. Firefighters rescued everyone inside the home and transported them to Vanderbilt University Medical…

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Alexandria Couple Dies in Minnesota’s First Fatal Fire of 2018

A couple died when a fire engulfed their mobile home in Alexandria, MN early this morning. Firefighters were called to the home, located in the Viking City mobile home park just before 5 a.m. and rescued Rose Marie Couillard, 59,…

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After Deadly Bronx Fire, a Search for Solace, Answers

One week after a fire ripped through a Bronx apartment building killing 12 people and injuring four others, families, friends and neighbors of the victims are left with questions and grief. The December 28 fire in the 100-year old building,…

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Verla International Explosions Injure Dozens, One Killed

Updated Information: Officials have released the name of the man who was killed. William Huntington died in the second Verla International explosion, having gone back into the building to look for survivors of the first explosion. On November 20, 2017,…

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New Haven Condo Fire Hospitalizes 6

Six people were injured October 8, when an early-morning fire ripped through a condo complex in New Haven, CT. A 61-year-old woman who sustained second and third-degree burns was rushed to The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport, the state’s only…

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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…