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Bronx building destroyed in gas explosion, 1 dead and 7 injured

A 77-year-old woman was killed and two other senior citizens injured in a fiery Bronx gas explosion that leveled their three-story residence Tuesday morning as one lucky survivor fled barefoot through the flames with her little boy, authorities said.

Raging 9-alarm fire rips through oceanfront motel, displaces 30 people

No one was hurt in the 9-alarm fire that ripped through multiple buildings Monday in Salisbury including a large motel, according to WBZ.

Fire kills 19 including 9 children in NYC’s deadliest fire in...

The deadliest New York City fire in decades killed at least 19 people in a Bronx building Sunday, including nine children, authorities said.

5-year-old may have caused deadly row-home fire, tells investigators he was...

A 5-year-old boy who escaped the fire that killed 12 people in a Fairmount apartment Wednesday told investigators the blaze started after he accidentally lit a Christmas tree on fire while playing with a lighter, according to police records obtained by The Inquirer.

Philadelphia rowhouse fire update: 12 fatalities including eight children

A catastrophic fire tore through a rowhouse in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood before sunrise Wednesday and killed 12 people, including eight children, in one of the nation’s deadliest residential fires in decades.

13 dead in Philadelphia fire that was contained in under 1...

More than a dozen people are feared dead after a massive fire ripped through a row home in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

4 people taken to hospital, 28 injured after fire breaks out...

State and city fire crews responded Sunday night to a fire at the Baltimore detention center at the 500 block of E. Madison St., according to state and city fire officials.

Hit-and-run driver at large after killing 2 children, injuring 4 others

A hit-and-run driver killed two children Monday afternoon in Wilton Manors and injured four others before fleeing, authorities said.

Pedestrian missing in rubble and 2 dead after Kansas City firetruck...

Two people have died and a pedestrian is feared to be buried under rubble after a SUV and Kansas City firetruck crashed into a building Wednesday night in the Westport Entertainment District, according to police.

Man arrested after Fox News Christmas tree set on fire in...

A man was arrested after allegedly setting fire to the Fox News Christmas tree in New York City, a blaze which caught considerable media attention.