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Chemicals found at mysterious crime scene where one found dead, three...

A mystery is unfolding in the Big Apple, after 72-year-old man was stabbed to death inside of a Queens apartment and three others were found unresponsive early Thursday morning.

Wildfires to blame for half of fine-particle pollution in the west

Wildfire smoke now accounts for up to half of all fine-particle pollution in the Western U.S., according to a new study that blames climate change for worsening air quality and health risks in both urban and rural communities in recent years.

Seven firefighters injured in six hour blaze during Queens nail salon...

Seven firefighters were injured fighting a massive Queens fire that erupted Friday night inside a nail salon and raged for more than six hours, authorities said.

Accelerant found at scene of Queens building fire that killed 3,...

A deadly fire in NYC was possibly a case of arson, according to officials.

Retired firefighter gunned down during attempted carjacking in Chicago

Dwain Williams was a man of many talents. An accomplished chess player, he also mastered the keyboards and guitar, performing in a band of fellow firefighters.

34 people perish in fire while trapped below dive boat deck,...

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted the captain of the Conception dive boat on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter, accusing him of not implementing adequate safety protocols before the boat caught fire off the coast of Southern California last year, trapping and killing all of its passengers and one crew member.

Former Zappos CEO killed in Connecticut house fire

NEW LONDON — Tony Hsieh, former chief executive officer of Zappos, was trapped in a storage area during a fire that eventually claimed his life, New London police said Monday.

Firefighter shot while responding to 3 gunshot victims at D.C. 7-Eleven

A firefighter in Washington, DC, was shot while performing his duties on Sunday.

Police officer badly burned responding to fire at his home with...

A police officer in Oklahoma is receiving "amazing" support after he sustained burns across his body while rescuing his own children from a fire last week.

A dozen residents injured in NYC apartment blaze

A dozen people, including five firefighters, were injured early Thursday after a fire tore through an Upper West Side apartment, according to officials and reports.