Hoverboard Recall
Second Child Dies After Harrisburg Hoverboard Fire

Savannah Dominick, 10, is the second child to die following a March 10 house fire in Harrisburg, PA believed to have started by a recharging hoverboard. Savannah and her sister Ashanti Hughes, 3, both suffered third-degree burns covering 95 percent of…

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Harrisburg Hoverboard Fire Kills Girl, 3, Injures 2 Others

A fire started by a rechargeable hoverboard claimed the life of Ashanti Hughes, 3, and injured two other girls in Harrisburg, PA on Friday, March 10.  All three girls, two of whom sustained burns to 95 percent of their bodies, were…

Apartment Fire and Firefighters
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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Before Deadly Fire, Kozy Kottage Had Multiple Health and Safety Problems

The Kozy Kottage assisted living facility was in violation of multiple health and safety measures before two people died and four others were injured in a fire there last week, according to an Associated Press report. The four people who…

Building on Fire
Kozy Kottage Fire: 2 Die in Blaze at Baltimore Assisted Living Facility

Two people are dead and four others are in critical condition after an early morning fire at Kozy Kottage, a Baltimore assisted living facility. Seven people were inside the two-story home, located in the 2800 block of Lawina Road in…

Apartment on Fire
Man Airlifted to Burn Unit After El Cerrito Apartment Fire

A 68-year-old man in El Cerrito, CA was airlifted to a burn unit after suffering second and third-degree burns in an apartment fire on February 27. The fire, at Idaho Apartments, located at 10203 San Pablo Avenue,  broke out just…

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Fire at Ramada Inn in Vineland, NJ Injures 2

A fire at a Ramada Inn in Vineland, NJ early this morning injured two people including Johnathan Rodriguez, a police officer who ran into the burning building to knock on doors to wake guests so they could get out safely.…

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Man Dies in Duluth House Fire

A house fire in Duluth, MN has claimed the life of one man early this morning. Firefighters responding to the call just after midnight arrived to find the home, located in the 4500 block of Cooke Street, fully engulfed in…

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Georgia House Fire Claims Lives of Former NFL Player, Girl, 10, and Her Mother

Three people died in a Georgia house fire on Sunday, February 12,  including a 10-year-old girl, her mother and former NFL player Quentin Omario Moses. Fire officials aren’t sure what started the fire that killed Jasmine Godard, her mother Andria,…

Apartment Fire and Firefighters
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…

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Alabama Fire Fatalities Hit Triple Digits in 2016

For the first time in six years, the number of annual fire fatalities in Alabama reached triple digits. In 2016, 109 people in Alabama died in fires, about 30 more deaths than the six-year average of 81. The grim toll…

Fatal Home Fire
After Saving Baby, Young Mother Dies in Wyoming, IL House Fire

After saving her 12-day-old daughter, a 21-year-old mother died in a house fire in Wyoming, IL on January 30, 2017. Firefighters called to the scene at 900 N. Galena Ave. at 10:36 a.m. found the house fully engulfed in flames. They also found…