Home Authors Posts by Staff Writer

Staff Writer


Fire damages new apartment development in Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR, MI -- A two-alarm fire caused “significant” damage to a Lower Town mixed-use development expected to welcome tenants as soon as mid-August.

Bastrop weighs bolstering fire department with six to 10 full-time firefighters

The Bastrop Fire Department is seeking to add six to 10 full-time firefighters next year and transition the department away from its reliance on part-time workers.

Denver police suspect arson in fire that killed 3 adults, 2...

One by one, members of Colorado’s Senegalese community arrived in Green Valley Ranch. They came from down the street, across town and as far as away as the mountains, carrying water and folding chairs.

Two-alarm brush fire in Carlsbad

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm brush fire in Carlsbad that ignited Wednesday morning.

Beirut blast: ‘It was like the apocalypse’

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister made a desperate plea for international help after twin explosions devastated Beirut and plunged his country deeper into crisis.

Tropical Storm Isaias brings flooding, strong winds and tornadoes to NC;...

RALEIGH, N.C. — The last of Tropical Storm Isaias churned north out of eastern North Carolina on Tuesday, leaving behind the effects of strong winds, heavy rain and tornadoes from the Triangle to the coast.

Fire in Santa Clarita closes northbound 14 Freeway

A brush fire in Santa Clarita briefly chased some residents from their homes Monday, Aug. 3, and shut down the nearby 14 Freeway, officials said.

Fire damages house near Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester

WORCESTER - A two-alarm fire heavily damaged a house on Sandra Drive on Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters struggle to control Apple fire in California’s Riverside County as...

LOS ANGELES — California’s first major wildfire of the year grew to more than 20,000 acres over the weekend, destroying one home, forcing thousands to evacuate and sending up a plume of smoke so massive that it generated its own winds, authorities said.

28 displaced by three-alarm Jersey City blaze

More than two dozen residents were displaced when an apartment building on Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City caught fire early Thursday morning, authorities said.