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Florida is now dealing with a second disaster unfolding amidst the pandemic: A wildfire raged out of control in Santa Rosa County late Wednesday in the Panhandle, destroying homes, forcing emergency evacuations and shutting down nine miles of Interstate 10.
Andover Fire Rescue extinguished a fire at 46 Lowell Junction Road on Friday night after several 911 calls reported an explosion, according to a statement from the Andover Fire Department.
A rookie FDNY EMT in the Bronx took his own life after less than 90 days with the department.
A 60-year-old mechanic was found dead after his house caught on fire in the Fernwood neighborhood of Chicago.
A driver who crashed into a transformer pole Tuesday night in Boston "was miraculously able to escape” from their car before it burst into flames, officials said.
A Kentucky firefighter was arrested and charged with sexually abusing a co-worker at the Ludlow fire station, according to arrest reports.
The fire damaged two neighboring three-deckers and sent thick smoke into the night sky above the small strip of houses that runs behind Shrewsbury Street.
Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer said the fire started at 1-3 Moulton St. shortly before 7 p.m. and quickly spread next door to 5 Moulton. By 8 p.m., large portions of both triple decker homes had collapsed and Archer feared the heavy flames would spread to a third building as well.
Hartford police believe a fire that tore through an apartment building and killed a 50-year-old man started when 28-year-old Destiny Waite lit a bottle of hand sanitizer afire and threw it at her girlfriend shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to NBC News.
Firefighters were battling a four-alarm blaze Tuesday after a yard full of wooden pallets and used tires caught fire, fire officials said.