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  • Christmas Tree Fire in Setauket
    Christmas Tree Fire in Setauket
    A Setauket family experienced a horrific tragedy when their home went up in flames during dinner on Christmas Eve. The family, including two young children, were able to make it out of the home unharmed. The two-story home on North Ridge Road was...
  • Sayonara Motel
    Man dies in North Amityville motel fire
    A 56-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning when flames engulfed his motel room in North Amityville, Suffolk County police said.Investigators said Kevin Furey was in a second-floor room at the Sayonara Motel at 831 Broadway in North...
  • Fireplace at the holidays
    Don't let a chimney fire ruin the holidays
    As the weather gets colder and the holidays approach, more people are using - and abusing, their wood stoves and fireplaces. A chimney fire during this time can ruin the day. According to the National Fire Protection Association, over 15,000...
  • Jessica Chambers identifies attacker: Teen dies after being burned alive in fire
    Jessica Chambers identifies attacker: Teen dies after being burned alive in fire
    Jessica Chamber's horrific murder shocked police and investigators say the teen was attacked, beaten, and burned alive after being deliberately set on fire. Now, according to a Dec. 9 report fromThe Blaze, investigators might be looking to the...
  • First female firefighter loss in Philly
    1st Philly female firefighter dies in line of duty
    A fire that ripped through a home early this morning in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia has claimed the life of Philadelphia firefighter, Joyce Craig Lewis. Lewis the first female firefighter to be killed in the line of duty in the...
  • Victoria Pierro saves family: Fire ravages home, 6 year-old girl hailed a hero
    Victoria Pierro saves family: Fire ravages home, 6 year-old girl hailed a hero
    Victoria Pierro saves her family from a fire and the little 6-year-old girl is now being hailed a hero. After smelling smoke and realizing that her family's home was on fire, Victoria Pierro woke up and raced to notify her parents of the...
  • Fire destroys home, kills dog of animal shelter volunteers
    Fire destroys home, kills dog belonging to animal shelter volunteers
    Two animal shelter volunteers lost their home and most of their possessions after a fire broke out on Friday, according to WSBTon Sunday. One of their beloved dogs was also killed in the fire.Cheryl Hunt of Niles, Ind. is a familiar face on local...
  • South Hollywood
    South Hollywood fire at Just Tires
    Monday night, at approximately 10:30pm, the residents of South Hollywood were woken up by sirens and helicopters hovering over the intersection of Highland and Waring. A neighbor who lives right behind the commercial site heard an explosion that...
  • Arson fire Poland: Why was 750-year-old tree burned? Oldest in Poland, damaged
    Arson fire Poland: Reason for tree fire unknown, 750 y/o 'grandpa' oak damaged
    An arson fire in Poland to a 750-year-old tree has community members frustrated and forest rangers confused as to the motive behind damaging the beloved oak. Often called the “grandpa” tree in the area, Warsaw officials are...
  • Ferguson in daylight
    Ferguson: the aftermath
    What will the looting, fires and outrage accomplish in Ferguson? After the grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson protestors against the court findings have either hurt their cause by the use of excessive violence or...
  • Fire London train station: Small blast not terrorism, fault is probable cause of fire
    Fire London train station: Electrical fault to blame, Charing Cross 'explosion'
    A fire at a London train station elicited some terrorism fears this week, but officials believe that an electrical fault is to blame for the small explosion. The relatively small-sized and quickly contained fire occurred at Charing Cross, one of...
  • The house next door
    What is important?
    At 3 am, I jerked up from a sound of the pounding on the door, and there on the wall from a reflection through the window, was a bright orange glow. I knew immediately that the house next door was a blazing inferno. Grabbing my pants, a sweatshirt...
  • Fire and and a car crash
    Man dies in fiery car crash
    There was a car chase in Anaheim last night involving an unnamed man trying to evade the police. The man being pursued had killed the grandmother of his child. The victim's name was Lahoma Ballester. After the man murdered her in Tustin on...
  • Almanac
    Shipwrecks, one of the worst wildfires, and snow
    Shipwrecks, one of the worst wildfires, and snow top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on October 8.1869 - The wood schooner, 2-mast D O...
  • Check the safety of your home during National Fire Prevention Month
    Check the safety of your home during National Fire Prevention Month
    October is National Fire Prevention Month. This article will discuss different types of home fires and how to prevent or extinguish them.Many of the fires in homes are caused by:Wildfires outside of the homes.Unattended cooking.Chimneys coated...