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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Man Dies in Grand Rapids, MI House Fire

An early morning house fire on the south side of Grand Rapids, MI  has claimed the life of a 56-year-old man. Firefighters were called to the scene in the 800 block of Bates Street SE just before 5 a.m. Monday, Jan.…

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Woman Dies From Injuries Sustained in Falls, PA House Fire

A woman has died from injuries she sustained in a Falls Township, PA  house fire on January, 20. She suffered third-degree burns on the lower half of her body after a fire broke out at her home in the 20 block…

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MN Fire Deaths Fall to Second-Lowest Level

In 2016, annual fire deaths in Minnesota fell to their second-lowest level since the Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division​ (SFMD) began compiling those statistics in 1970, according to a preliminary report.  Thirty-six fire deaths were reported in…

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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Families of McNeilus Burn Victims Set Up GoFundMe Pages

The families of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing employees injured in a January 11 explosion at the company have set up GoFundMe pages to help with their recoveries as a record of past safety violations at the plant in Dodge Center,…

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Six Children Die in Baltimore House Fire, Girl, 8, Saves Three

Six children died in a house fire in northeast Baltimore on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Three of their siblings and their mother survived. Katie Malone, a special assistant to U.S. Rep Elijah E. Cummings, lived with her husband William and…

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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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Man Dies in Iowa City House Fire

A 72-year-old man died in an Iowa City house fire on Sunday morning. Firefighters responding to a 1:40 a.m. call about a fire at 1516 Rochester Ave. found the house surrounded in smoke. Thomson, who was found inside, was pronounced dead…