- Indiana's high court upholds courthouse fire rulings Updated: May-25-15 4:10 am
MADISON, Indiana - The Indiana Supreme Court says contractors who worked on a 19th century courthouse before a 2009 fire don't have to pay some of costs of repairing the fire damage.
- Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes Updated: May-25-15 2:13 am
SAN MARCOS, Texas - A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.
- Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down Updated: May-24-15 7:50 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A rapid and aggressive response to the start of Alaska wildfire season has keep burned acreage to a minimum despite persistent hot and dry weather that has keep underbrush from turning green in much of the state.
- Fuel tanker truck fire on Detroit interstate extinguished Updated: May-24-15 5:11 pm
DETROIT - The tanker truck that exploded and caught fire on a downtown Detroit interstate has been extinguished but some ramps and a stretch of freeway remains closed.
- Man dies after being trapped in fiery truck in Racine County Updated: May-24-15 5:01 pm
KANSASVILLE, Wisconsin - A man has died after he became trapped in a fiery pickup truck in Racine County.
- Police: Woman accused of setting man on fire arrested Updated: May-24-15 3:11 pm
MECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania - A woman accused of having tied a man to a bed, doused him with a flammable substance and set him on fire before fleeing in his van was later arrested in a neighboring county, authorities said.
- 2 die in Estill County house fire Updated: May-24-15 1:24 pm
IRVINE, Kentucky - Kentucky State Police say two people have died in a house fire in Estill County.
- Officials say man found dead after fire in Somersworth Updated: May-24-15 8:50 am
SOMERSWORTH, New Hampshire - New Hampshire fire officials say a man was found dead after a fire in a Somersworth home.
- German police confirm 6 killed in Alpine guesthouse fire Updated: May-24-15 6:08 am
BERLIN - Police in Germany say they have recovered the bodies of six people killed in a fire at a guesthouse in the Alps.
- Indian craftsmen at Connecticut museum to build giant canoe Updated: May-24-15 3:05 am
MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut - A slow burn could create some buzz for the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, which reopened on May 15 after a five-month hiatus.
- Teen burned after kicking propane torch into fire Updated: May-23-15 5:29 pm
SANDWICH, Massachusetts - A Cape Cod teenager has been burned after he accidentally kicked a propane torch onto a fire.
- 1 dead after fire at Baltimore home Updated: May-23-15 5:10 pm
BALTIMORE - Officials say one person is dead after a fire at a home in Baltimore.
- Fire on coastal Louisiana oil platform extinguished Updated: May-23-15 12:56 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A fire that burned for more than a day on an oil production platform off Louisiana's coast was extinguished early Saturday, the Coast Guard said.
- Owner sentenced to 7 years in Virginia furniture store fire Updated: May-23-15 12:11 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - A man whose Roanoke furniture outlet was heavily damaged in a 2008 fire has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison.
- Fire officials probing blaze at Gwinnett shopping center Updated: May-23-15 10:47 am
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia - Authorities are investigating a fire that heavily damaged a shopping center in Gwinnett County.
- Man dies in Somersworth house fire Updated: May-23-15 7:59 am
SOMERSWORTH, New Hampshire - A man has died in a house fire in the New Hampshire town of Somersworth.
- No campfire limits in Arizona forests for holiday weekend Updated: May-23-15 6:26 am
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Arizona's national forests will be free of campfire and smoking restrictions over the Memorial Day weekend.
- Holiday weekend warning: Use caution to avoid wildfires Updated: May-23-15 4:05 am
LANSING, Michigan - With plenty of sunshine in the Memorial Day weekend forecast, state officials are urging people to be mindful of fire danger.
- Wisconsin hunters could wear pink under legislative proposal Updated: May-22-15 5:33 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Real men - and women - could wear pink in Wisconsin's woods if a group of lawmakers get their way.
- Recalls this week: booster seats, gas ranges, crossbows Updated: May-22-15 4:48 pm
A line of children's booster seats with potentially faulty safety straps are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include several types of gas ranges with defects that can cause burn or fire hazards.
- Officials say 64-year-old man found dead in Madbury car fire Updated: May-22-15 3:33 pm
MADBURY, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire fire officials say first responders to a vehicle fire in Madbury found a man dead inside the vehicle.
- 2 Gastonia firefighters hurt while battling house blaze Updated: May-22-15 1:50 pm
GASTONIA, North Carolina - Authorities in Gastonia say two firefighters were injured when a roof collapsed as they fought a house fire.
- 4 LA County firefighters hurt after roof collapse Updated: May-22-15 12:48 pm
CUDAHY, California - Four firefighters were hurt after falling through a roof while battling an intense blaze at an abandoned casino in southern Los Angeles County, officials said Friday.
- May 1 deadly Houston house fire blamed on unattended stove Updated: May-22-15 12:42 pm
HOUSTON - The Houston Fire Department says a May 1 house fire that killed three people was caused by an unattended cooking stove.
- Coast Guard: Fire on gulf oil platform; 28 evacuated Updated: May-22-15 12:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Twenty-eight workers have been evacuated from an oil production platform that is on fire off Louisiana's coast.