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    BBC the fire-surviving iguana wasn’t going bananas Saturday — he just sat, too traumatized by all the commotion the night before to take even one bite of his favorite fruit. The pet 4-foot-long lizard hasn’t eaten anything since a firefighter pulled him from the ruins of the Astoria apartment Friday evening, his relieved owner told...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty to intentionally setting fire to a St. Paul car rental agency during the unrest following George Floyd’s death. United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the guilty plea of 32-year-old Matthew White on Friday to one count of arson. White was arrested and charged on June 29,...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are investigating a fire in central Minnesota in the early morning hours Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls at around 12:37 a.m. of a structure fire near Kensington. The building was identified as the Midwest Grain Systems building, located at 21000 State Hwy 55 Southwest, according to...
            by The Associated Press  PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Protesters in Portland late Thursday set fire to plywood attached to the front door of a police union building in Oregon’s largest city and clashed with officers, who made 14 arrests, police said in a statement. Images posted online showed flames erupting...
    CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) – A woman’s body was found burning overnight in a wooded area in Chester County. The gruesome discovery was made on East 7th Street in Chester, just behind the Chester Fine Arts building. When the fire department arrived on scene, they say the woman’s body was still on fire. The call was...
    It will be difficult for Kentucky prosecutors to build a case against former Louisville police officer Brett Hankinson after he was indicted in connection to the drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor,  former Washingont D.C. homicide detective Ted Williams told “Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday. Hankison was indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A building comes crashing down in Wicker Park Wednesday morning after partially collapsing Tuesday night.The porch of the building in the 1240-block of North Marion Court collapsed around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday. A large response from the Chicago Fire Department as well as building inspectors was apparent at the scene.Chicago fire officials said...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A porch collapsed in Wicker Park Tuesday night, Chicago fire officials said.The collapse happened in the 1240-block of North Marion Court around 7:20 p.m. A large response from the Chicago Fire Department as well as building inspectors was apparent at the scene.Chicago fire officials said the porch was attached to the back...
    Now that’s alarming. The troubled start of the COVID-19-wracked school year got even wilder for teachers at a Sunset Park school, when they had to temporarily abandon their remote classes Tuesday because of a fire alarm. Teacher Annie Tan said the unwelcome racket only added to ongoing staff bewilderment. She posted video of the...
    Now that’s alarming. The troubled start of the COVID-19-wracked school year got even wilder for teachers at a Sunset Park school, when they had to temporarily abandon their remote classes Tuesday because of a fire alarm. Teacher Annie Tan said the unwelcome racket only added to ongoing staff bewilderment. She posted video of the din...
    VACAVILLE (CBS SF) — A brush fire in Vacaville Monday afternoon has spread to the roof of an apartment building. The fire started in the area of Beelard Dr. and Marshall Rd. just west of Nut Tree Road along a canal, according to the Vacaville Fire Department. The flames jumped the canal and eventually spread...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A hate crime investigation is underway at an Armenian church in San Francisco after it was set ablaze on Thursday morning, the San Francisco Police Department announced.The leaders of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church posted on Facebook that the building adjacent to the main church in Laurel Heights was set on...
    The 2020 Emmys were on fire — almost literally. For one, it was the first mostly-virtual ceremony in the event’s 72 years, as it had to adjust to the pandemic. For another, Zendaya made history at 24 as the youngest woman to win the Best Actress in a drama prize — even if her...
    The 2020 Emmys were on fire — almost literally. For one, it was the first mostly-virtual ceremony in the event’s 72 years, as it had to adjust to the pandemic. For another, Zendaya made history at 24 as the youngest woman to win the Best Actress in a drama prize — even if her fans...
    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Some police officers did double duty as firefighters over the weekend. According to New Rochelle police, Officer Timothy Childs spotted a house on fire on Franklin Avenue Saturday morning. Childs called it in and then started evacuating the six-unit building. He was joined by Officer Phalan Pedro and Lt. Robert...
    Three police officers suffered injuries as they helped rescue residents when a fire broke out in a Westchester apartment building. New Rochelle Police Officer Timothy Childs was on patrol shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 on Pelham Road when he saw smoke coming from a six-unit Franklin Avenue apartment building, prompting him to...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several people were hurt when a fire spread through an East Village apartment building overnight. The fire started on the first floor of a three-story building on East Sixth Street near Avenue D. Eight people suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. You can get the latest...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– A fire broke out at a vacant building in the Lawndale neighborhood early Monday morning. According to the Chicago Fire Department, the fire started in the 1600 block of South Karlov just before 3:40 a.m. CFD said one person was taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. ...
    SAN ANTONIO – A fire at a Dollar General on the Southwest Side caused “significant damages," according to the San Antonio Fire Department. The fire happened at the Dollar General located on Old Pearsall Road. Crews arrived on scene and noticed smoke coming from the front of the building, but when they made their way...
    It is the thought the blaze started in the roof A fire has gutted an iconic building at Uganda’s Makerere University, which is a prominent landmark in the capital. Known as the “Ivory Tower”, an overnight blaze has left its distinctive white walls with blue-shuttered windows blackened. Police in Kampala have started an investigation...
    CHELSEA (CBS) – Firefighters from several cities responded to a fire at an apartment building in Chelsea Friday. Flames broke out at 21 High Street at about 5:00 pm. Fire officials said an occupant of the building suffered a heart attack while trying to put the fire out himself. He was taken to the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An arson investigation is underway at an Armenian church in San Francisco Thursday.The leaders of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church posted on Facebook that the building adjacent to the main church in Laurel Heights was set ablaze by arsonists at around 4 a.m."The building housed Vasbouragan Hall, as well as offices...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Board of Trustees at St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of San Francisco revealed Thursday that around 4 a.m. the building adjacent to the main church in Laurel Heights was set ablaze by arsonists."The building housed Vasbouragan Hall, as well as offices for St. Gregory Armenian Church and various organizations," the...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. judge in Philadelphia has dismissed a lawsuit filed over the 2017 fire at London’s Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people, concluding the case should be litigated there. The lawsuit claimed that faulty building materials, some made by U.S. manufacturers, turned the tower into a “flaming coffin.” The June 14, 2017,...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. judge in Philadelphia has dismissed a lawsuit filed over the 2017 fire at London’s Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people, concluding the case should be litigated there. The lawsuit claimed that faulty building materials, some made by U.S. manufacturers, turned the tower into a “flaming coffin.” The June 14,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A building next to an Armenian church in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights burned down overnight Thursday and the church’s leaders worry it was arson. Dispatchers received reports around 4 a.m. of a fire at the building next to the St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church. Fire crews arrived on scene not...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A building next to an Armenian church in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights burned down overnight Thursday and the church’s leaders worry it was arson. Dispatchers received reports around 4 a.m. of a fire at the building next to the St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church. Fire crews arrived on scene not...
    A PROTESTER has been charged with arson after allegedly "setting a dumpster ablaze and pushing it next to an occupied Portland police building." Gavaughn Gaquez Streeter-Hillerich, 22, was arrested on Tuesday and faces up to 20 years in prison for the June 26 incident, according to the Department of Justice. 4Gavaughn Gaquez Streeter-Hillerich, 22, faces...
    A Portland man has been charged with arson for allegedly lighting a dumpster on fire during a June riot, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Gavaughn Gaquez Streeter-Hillerich, 22, attended a June 26 riot near the Portland Police Bureau’s North Precinct and was seen on video lighting a large dumpster on fire. The dumpster was positioned...
    A Portland man was arrested months after he allegedly set fire to a dumpster that had been pushed against a building that was temporarily housing a police precinct — while 19 people were inside, officials announced. Gavaughn Gaquez Streeter-Hillerich, 22, faces federal criminal arson charges in connection with the June 26 incident at a Portland-owned building that houses private businesses...
    CHINATOWN (WABC) -- Three firefighters are nursing injuries after flames tore through a building in Chinatown.Video from the Citizen app shows flames shooting through the roof of the building on Grand Street.It broke out just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday.The building houses a business on the first floor and apartments above.The firefighters who were hurt are...
    SAN ANTONIO – Arson investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at a South Side food mart overnight. The fire was called in just before 1 a.m. at the Gadi Food Mart in the 1300 block of Roosevelt Avenue, not far from Interstate 10. Firefighters said when they arrived, they found flames...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters battled a massive structure fire in South Los Angeles Wednesday morning.The blaze erupted in a building in the 1700 block of W. Florence Avenue, near Western Avenue in the Harvard Park area of South L.A.AIR7 HD was over the scene shortly before 6 a.m. as firefighters were on the...
    EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A boy has been detained in connection with a large blaze which exploded at a housing project under construction for low-income veterans in East Los Angeles early Wednesday morning. Sept. 16, 2020. (RMG News) The greater-alarm fire broke out at a five-story building located at Rowan Avenue and 1st Street...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a 5-alarm fire in Oakland after it broke out in a commercial building in Chinatown, according to officials.The Oakland Fire Department tweeted photos from the scene. They show thick smoke coming from a building on Webster Street near 7th Street.There are no reports of injuries....
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a 5-alarm fire in Oakland after it broke out in a commercial building in Chinatown, according to officials.The Oakland Fire Department tweeted photos from the scene. They show thick smoke coming from a building on Webster Street near 7th Street.There are no reports of injuries....
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a 4-alarm fire in Oakland after it broke out in a commercial building in Chinatown, according to officials.The Oakland Fire Department tweeted photos from the scene. They show thick smoke coming from a building on Webster Street near 7th Street. Oakland Fire is on scene...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Alleged bomb-making materials were found in an Astoria apartment after a fire broke out in a residential building on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The fire department arrived at 24-07 19th St., around 1:53 p.m., following reports of...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire gutted a large commercial building in Los Angeles early Wednesday but firefighters kept the flames from spreading to other buildings. The blaze erupted before dawn in the Harvard Park area southwest of downtown and nearly 100 firefighters responded, the Fire Department said. The one- and two-story structure housed a dry...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A large fire broke out Wednesday morning at a two-story commercial building in the Harvard Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles that houses several businesses. Sept. 16, 2020. (CBSLA) The blaze broke out sometime before 5:22 a.m. at 1753 Florence Avenue, the L.A. Fire Department reports. Large flames could be...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters are battling a massive structure fire in South Los Angeles Wednesday morning.The blaze erupted in a building in the 1700 block of W. Florence Avenue, near Western Avenue in the Harvard Park area of South L.A.AIR7 HD was over the scene shortly before 6 a.m. as firefighters were on...
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Firefighters are battling a massive structure fire in South Los Angeles Wednesday morning.The blaze erupted in a building in the 1700 block of W. Florence Avenue, near Western Avenue in the Harvard Park area of South L.A.AIR7 HD was over the scene shortly before 6 a.m. as firefighters were on...
    EAST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Firefighters are batting a large blaze which exploded at a housing project under construction in East Los Angeles Friday morning. Sept. 16, 2020. (RMG News) The greater-alarm fire broke out at a five-story building located at Rowan Avenue and 1st Street at around 1 a.m., the L.A. County Fire Department...
    ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) -- Police are responding to a suspicious package at the same location where a fire took place Tuesday afternoon.Officials say the suspicious package was found at a two-story building on 19th Street in Astoria just before 8 p.m.Police have requested a bomb squad to the scene.Fire officials are standing by and are...
    EARLEVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating after a building fire at Long Point Marina in Cecil County. Firefighters were called to the 120 block of Kitty Knight Blvd. in Earleville shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday for a report of a multi-use building fire. Crews arrived and...
    Washington (CNN)A group of tenants filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing Kushner Companies of illegally collecting rent and creating dangerous living conditions by failing to maintain working fire sprinkler systems in four New York City apartment buildings.The tenants in "Kushner Village" in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan want a state judge to block Kushner Companies...
    Beirut faced fresh misery today as a third fire broke out in the space of a week in a city still reeling from the catastrophic port explosion which killed nearly 200 people last month.  Black clouds of smoke were pouring from the futuristic Zaha Hadid-designed shopping centre today on the main road that passes by...