- Burning incense starts SW Wash. house fire, kills cat Updated: Jun-02-15 11:53 pm
CAMAS, Washington - A Clark County fire official says ash from burning incense fell on facial tissue in a southwest Washington home, igniting a fire that caused more than $200,000 damage and killed a cat.
- Site of fatal fire lacked working smoke detectors Updated: Jun-02-15 10:15 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Investigators say a Colorado Springs motel that caught fire, killing a 2-year-old girl and her 4-year-old brother, did not have working smoke detectors.
- Wash. grass fire briefly blocks traffic on US Highway 395 Updated: Jun-02-15 7:41 pm
PASCO, Washington - Washington transportation officials say a grass fire north of Pasco briefly closed U.S. Highway 395 on Tuesday.
- $4 million fire-prevention grant ignites passions in Oakland Updated: Jun-02-15 5:52 pm
OAKLAND, California - A $4 million federal grant to chop down trees in the ritzy Oakland hills has ignited debate over how best to prevent deadly wildfires in the affluent Northern California region.
- Oregon wildfire outlook: normal until July Updated: Jun-02-15 5:51 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Oregon is expected to see above-normal wildfire danger starting in July, and fire seasons imposing restrictions on open burning are starting in the southwestern corner of the state.
- Man injured in northeast Omaha house fire dies Updated: Jun-02-15 4:47 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Fire officials say a man injured in a north Omaha house fire has died.
- Fire tears through retirement community in east Georgia Updated: Jun-02-15 12:55 pm
EVANS, Georgia - Two people were unaccounted for Tuesday after an early morning fire tore through a retirement community, officials in east Georgia said.
- Kim Kardashian says dress caught fire; Pharrell rescued her Updated: Jun-02-15 12:32 pm
NEW YORK - It's an eventful time for Kim Kardashian: A new baby coming, a huge transition for her stepfather, and now a fire emergency, with none other than Pharrell and his wife to the rescue.
- Wildfire burning near Silver City continues to grow Updated: Jun-02-15 11:37 am
SILVER CITY, New Mexico - A wildfire burning near Silver City in southwestern New Mexico continues to grow but remains relatively small.
- St. Louis prosecutor drops charges in dog-burning case Updated: Jun-02-15 11:00 am
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis prosecutors say their trouble securing testimony has forced them to drop charges against a woman accused of fatally setting a dog on fire nearly two years ago.
- Fugitive hospitalized in NY after setting himself on fire Updated: Jun-02-15 9:56 am
HORSEHEADS, New York - Authorities say a 31-year-old Pennsylvania man remains hospitalized with burn injuries suffered when he set himself on fire after being pulled over by police on a New York highway.
- Man dies in Ohio house fire; bomb squad investigating Updated: Jun-02-15 9:45 am
MARION, Ohio - Fire officials say a bomb squad was investigating after crews found an undetonated hand grenade in a north-central Ohio house where a man died in an early morning fire.
- 1 confirmed death in western Pennsylvania apartment fire Updated: Jun-02-15 8:35 am
NEW BRIGHTON, Pennsylvania - One person has been confirmed dead in an apartment fire in western Pennsylvania.
- Authorities: Electrical short caused fire that left 2 dead Updated: Jun-02-15 8:09 am
MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Authorities say a house fire that left two people dead and another injured in western Michigan was caused by an electrical short.
- 2 displaced after Willow house fire, multiple dogs dead Updated: Jun-02-15 7:58 am
WILLOW, Alaska - Two residents have been displaced after a fire tore through their home in Willow, about 50 miles north of Anchorage.
- Firefighters: Lightning starts fire at Seaford home Updated: Jun-02-15 7:55 am
SEAFORD, Delaware - Fire officials say lightning is to blame for a house fire in Seaford.
- Owner faces deadlines for cleanup of recycling center fire Updated: Jun-02-15 6:47 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The owner of a Columbus recycling facility where a massive fire broke out last month is facing deadlines for cleaning up the site.
- Fire damages 16 units at Fern Creek apartment complex Updated: Jun-02-15 5:47 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A fire has damaged 16 apartments in southern Jefferson County.
- New trial date set for woman accused of burning apartments Updated: Jun-02-15 5:32 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - A new trial date has been set in the arson trial of 26-year-old woman accused of setting a fire that destroyed a 20-unit apartment building at Arbor View in D'Iberville.
- Teens accused of burglarizing camps, setting 1 on fire Updated: Jun-02-15 3:41 am
NAPOLEONVILLE, Louisiana - Assumption Parish deputies say an 18-year-old and a 13-year-old were arrested after they allegedly burglarized three camps in the Belle River area and set fire to one of them.
- Southern California fire prompts mobile home evacuation Updated: Jun-02-15 1:37 am
THERMAL, California - Riverside County firefighters are starting to get a handle on an 80-acre brushfire that forced the temporary evacuation of 20 mobile homes.
- Last of 3 men convicted in LA-area wildfire gets probation Updated: Jun-01-15 8:13 pm
LOS ANGELES - The last of three men convicted of starting an illegal campfire that later destroyed five homes east of Los Angeles was sentenced to probation on Monday, but he likely will be paying restitution the rest of his life.
- Virginia Beach police say dog bound, burned alive Updated: Jun-01-15 5:28 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach police say a dog died after its front and back legs were bound together and it was set on fire.
- 1 dead, 1 critically injured in house fire Updated: Jun-01-15 3:42 pm
RANDALLSTOWN, Maryland - Baltimore County fire officials say an 87-year-old man died and his daughter was critically injured in a fire in their Randallstown home.
- Transformer blast sparks fire, evacuations in New Brunswick Updated: Jun-01-15 3:25 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - An explosion in an underground transformer sparked a fire that sent flames and thick black smoke spewing out of a sidewalk near New Brunswick's Civic Square.