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Firefighters extinguish blaze at Harrison Twp. condo complex (MI)

Fire crews worked in searing heat Saturday afternoon to extinguish an accidental fire that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to a Harrison Township condominium complex.  Firefighters were called out about 3:30 p.m. to Island View Estates on Jefferson Avenue

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Two dead, one injured in condo fire on Milwaukee’s far north side (WI)

Two people are dead and a third person is hurt after a fire on Milwaukee’s far north side.  The call came in before 5 a.m. on Sunday, September 24th. Crews arrived to the condo at Swan Road and Allyn Street

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Summerlin condominiums erupt in flames, require 2-alarm response (NV)

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue firefighters doused flames that were spreading quickly at a Summerlin condominium complex Saturday morning.  Multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting flames and heavy smoke coming out of a Marquesa Condos unit on 7300 Pirates Cove Road, near

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Fire Destroys Condo Building At Lake Of The Ozarks (MO)

A charred frame is all that’s left of a Lake of the Ozarks condo/resort, after it was devastated by fire on Wednesday morning.  Black plumes of smoke could be seen rising near the Grand Glaize Bridge, as fire raged at

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Lightning strikes, damages condo in Depoe Bay (OR)

Lightning struck and destroyed a condo in Depoe Bay Tuesday morning.  The manager at Searidge Condominiums says he’s never seen lightning like they had last night. He says this is the first time he’s heard of one strike causing so

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Central Islip condo residents asked to foot bill after massive fire (NY)

Residents in a Central Islip condo community are upset they have to foot the bill to replace some homes that burned down, even though the fire was not their fault.  A massive fire destroyed several units at Windbrooke Homes five

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Central Islip condo residents asked to foot bill after massive fire (NY)

Residents in a Central Islip condo community are upset they have to foot the bill to replace some homes that burned down, even though the fire was not their fault.  A massive fire destroyed several units at Windbrooke Homes five

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Weymouth: Early Morning Fire Damages Condo Building (MA)

The fire was reported at around 3 a.m. at 71 Trotter Rd. at a complex known as Woodstone Crossing.  WATD’s Ed Perry says the fire is now out and that the roof of the building was completely destroyed.  Mutual aid

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Fire forces Atlantic City condo residents to evacuate (NJ)

A fire at the Ritz Condominiums on Wednesday prompted an evacuation of the building.  The fire broke out about 10 a.m. on the Belmont Avenue side of the 18-story building, according to two contractors working at the site.  Residents reported

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Philippines: 3 perish as fire strikes Tondo neighborhood, Binondo condo

Three individuals, including a three-year-old child perished when fire struck a residential area in Tondo, Manila Wednesday afternoon, and a residential building in Binondo yesterday morning.  Manila Fire Marshall Supt. Antonio Razal Jr., identified the Tondo fire casualties as Venus

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One person killed, another injured in St. Petersburg condo fire (FL)

One man was killed early Thursday morning and his roommate suffered severe burns in a fire at a Coquina Key condo.  Firefighters responded to a report of a fire near Coquina Key Drive SE around 4:50 a.m.  Reports of heavy

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Fire Damages West Hartford Condos; Residents Rescued (CT)

Maddan was one of several residents rescued from the fire in the 13-unit brick building late Friday morning. No one was injured, but the basement condominium where the fire is believed to have started was destroyed, and at least two

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Fire damages Park Road condos (BC)

No one was seriously injured, but the damage is extensive after fire swept through one of the buildings at the Park Rise condo complex at 689 Park Road in Gibsons.    Read the article…………..

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Elderly woman dies, husband injured in Lakeside condo fire (CA)

A woman died Thursday and her husband was injured in a condo fire in East County, according to the Lakeside Fire Department.  The fire broke out in the living room of the home on Wintergreen Dr.  Firefighters said neighbors saw

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Balcony fire in condo building displaces some residents (WI)

Fire broke out on the balcony of a third-floor condominium in HarborPark Saturday afternoon, causing the evacuation of the building and displacing several residents overnight.  The Kenosha Fire Department was alerted to the fire at 420 57th St. at about

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Four people suffer minor injuries in Olathe condo fire (KS)

Olathe fire crews are working to determine the cause of a two-alarm fire Thursday night.  Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of Willow Drive Near Santa Fe and I-35 to investigate a fire at a condominium.    Read the

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Torch on roofing early cause of Big White condo fire

It appears a fire that destroyed four or five units in a condominium at Big White on Wednesday was caused by workers performing renovations on the building, including using a technique known as torch on roofing.  Big White Fire Chief

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Fire causes extensive damage to Janesville condo (WI)

Janesville firefighters said careless smoking habits may have caused $90,000 in damage to a condominium.  Crews said it started outside a two-unit condominium building on Old Kennedy Road around 3 p.m. Wednesday.    Read the article…………

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A Nob Hill condo complex is making great progress after a fire gutted their building last year (NM)

This was the scene of a massive blaze that gutted a condo complex last winter, It was only days from being completed.  Behind a chain-link fence, progress is being made in rebuilding a condominium complex that was destroyed by a

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Fire at Park Ridge condominium complex displaces about 50 (NJ)

A fire at a Park Ridge condominium complex displaced about 50 people on Friday night, a fire official said.  No one was injured and the cause remained under investigation of the fire that started at about 9 p.m. on North

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Franklin Township: Condominium Fire Kills Franklin Township Woman (NJ)

A condominium fire on Gregory Lane, in Franklin Park, killed the female owner Sunday night, after she was apparently trapped on the first floor, an official unauthorized to speak to the press said.  According to an alert from the Breaking

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Blaze guts top floor of four-storey (condo) building in Edmonton’s Fraser neighbourhood

Flames and smoke visible for kilometres show into the air Friday night as Edmonton fire crews rushed to an apartment in the city’s Fraser neighbourhood.  The fire broke out in the four-storey apartment building at 14808 26 Street around 6:30

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No injuries reported after fire breaks out on seventh floor of North York condo

No injuries were reported after a two-alarm fire broke out inside a North York condominium building on Friday morning.  The fire started inside a seventh floor unit at a building on Sheppard Avenues west of Bathurst Street at around 6:20

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NH condo complex evacuated after oil ignites on stove, firefighters called in to help

Residents of a downtown condominium complex were evacuated Saturday night after firefighters rushed to a reported fire in one of the units.  Nashua Fire Rescue was called to 7 Atherton Ave., Apt. 2, just before midnight for a reported kitchen

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Woman killed, 2 injured in fire at West Jordan condos (UT)

A woman was killed and two people were injured Sunday after a fire burned a West Jordan condominium complex.  The woman, who was in her mid-60s, was unable to get out of her ground-floor condo at Daybreak Hills Condominiums near

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Woman carried down 6 flights to safety in N. End condo fire (MA)

A veteran city worker switched roles from ticketing cars to leading a rescue yesterday, helping to carry a woman down six flights of stairs after her North End condo building caught fire.    Read the article………….

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Condominium fire destroys homes and displaces 6 families (VT)

A fire has destroyed a Vermont condominium building, stranding half a dozen families without housing.  No one was injured in the Thursday night fire in Westfield. WCAX-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2u7O7fs ) firefighters had trouble reaching the site of the blaze and

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Clayton Park condo fire leaves 20 homeless (NS)

Some occupants were at home at the time of the fire, but they got out safely and there were no injuries. Firefighters rescued a cat from one of the units. Six trucks and about 24 firefighters were on scene.  

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Improperly installed exhaust pipe ignited massive Dorchester fire, commissioner says (MA)

The massive fire in a Dorchester condo building last month started when an improperly installed exhaust pipe heated by diesel fumes ignited wood framing in the upper level of the Treadmark building, Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph E. Finn said Wednesday.

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Neighbors displaced after fire at Moorefield Twp. condos (OH)

It’s unknown when neighbors will be able to return to their homes after a fire damaged multiple condos in Moorefield Twp.  Moorefield Twp. firefighters were called to the complex in the 4600 block of Reno Lane on Wednesday morning on

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Mount Laurel residents search for neighbors who lost homes after fire in condo complex (NJ)

After a fire destroyed four homes in the Laurel Creek neighborhood three weeks ago, residents of the condominium complex took it upon themselves to collect clothing and supplies to give to their neighbors in need.  But the volunteers have been

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Condo fire caused $1 million in damages (TN)

Fire officials in DeKalb County estimate that a fire that destroyed the top floor of a condominium complex overlooking Center Hill Lake Monday caused up to $1 million in damage.  Fire Chief Donny Green said the blaze apparently started in

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Crews Called To Large Condo Fire In Smithville (TN)

Crews have been called to a large condo fire in DeKalb County.  The incident was reported Monday morning at a complex on Center Hill Lake in Smithville, possibly located off Dale Ridge Road.    Read the article…………

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60 firefighters battled fire at 3 Holbrook condos (NY)

Three Holbrook condominiums were damaged after a fire broke out in one of the units Saturday morning, a fire official said.   Read the article…………..

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DelCo condo residents forced out into the heat (DE)

A multi-alarm fire at a condominium complex in Delaware County, just over the state line, forced several elderly residents out of their homes Wednesday afternoon.    Read the article…………….

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8 people treated after Surfside Beach condo fire (SC)

Horry County Fire Rescue crews responded to a condo fire in Surfside Beach Wednesday morning.  Read the article………….

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Residents Escape Condo Fire in Walnut Creek

Shooting flames popped out of a condominium complex in Walnut Creek early Wednesday, but residents living inside the building were able to escape unharmed, according to Contra Costa County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Quesada.    Read the article…………..

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Fire burns on high-rise balcony in downtown Long Beach (CA)

Firefighters responded to a small fire at a high-rise condominium building in downtown Long Beach Tuesday morning.  A large number of firefighters headed to the building at 400 West Ocean Boulevard, which is near Queens Way, around 11:40 a.m., according

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8 residents displaced in Marion County condo fire (FL)

Residents saw flames and smoke coming from the building. Everyone evacuated, and there were no injuries, officials said.  Flames were shooting through the roof as firefighters arrived on the scene.    Read the article…………..

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Condo owners will be out for a while (BC)

Water’s Edge condo residents who watched as their building went up in flames last Saturday will not be going home anytime soon, says George Mapson, strata president.  About 40 of the 65 units in Waters Edge were compromised in the

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Lightning ignites fire on the roof of a West Nashville condo

Lightning is blamed for a fire on the roof of a home in Rock Harbor Condominiums Saturday morning.  Fire officials on the scene say damage was primarily contained to the roof and ceiling of one unit.  They say lightning also

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Hundreds Flee Blaze in Hawaii Condo With No Sprinklers (HI)

A raging fire in a Honolulu high-rise that authorities say had no sprinklers left three dead, 12 injured, and sent hundreds fleeing as smoke billowed from the upper floors, the AP reports. The dead were found on the 26th floor,

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Authorities investigating ‘suspicious’ fire at condemned Carolina Beach condo complex

A criminal investigation is underway following a fire at a beach condominium community that was condemned late last month.  Authorities responded to the Carolina Surf Condos at 210 Carolina Beach Avenue in Carolina Beach at about 3:20 a.m. and were

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Condo fire forces out families (BC)

The blaze that broke out in a Vernon condominium Monday has forced 29 people from their homes.  Eight units in Arbor Lee Strata (3800 40th Ave.) were heavily damaged (while damage was also sustained to additional units) after a fire

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Condo owners could be out for years (BC)

On Saturday around 11:30 a.m., a fire started on the roof of the almost-complete, 21-unit Water’s Edge North condo complex on Truswell Road, a block from Okanagan Lake, just south of the Hotel Eldorado.  On Monday, all that was left

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1 man taken to hospital following condo fire in Rocky Hill (CT)

Firefighters said one person was taken to the hospital after a condominium fire Monday afternoon.  Rocky Hill Fire Department said the fire took place at 6 Chestunt Court and a man who lived there was outside and conscious when they

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Firefighters Control Los Angeles Condo Fire (CA)

It took firefighters 81 minutes of suppression operations conducted in 91 F heat to confine fire damage to four condominium units on this 47-year-old, wood frame and stucco structure. The units shared a common attic.        Read the

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Good Samaritans rescue elderly couple from fire (NJ)

A fast moving fire ripped through a condo in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. It spread to three other homes.  An elderly couple was in the condo where the fire started and tried to put it out. Fortunately, not one but

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One injured in fire at Mount Laurel condo complex (NJ)

One person was injured during a fire Wednesday afternoon in a building within a Yarmouth Lane condominium complex, officials said.     Read the article…………….

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Barbecue Mishap Blamed For Fire That Destroys 4 Condo Units In Chatsworth (CA)

A fire destroyed four condos in Chatsworth Tuesday afternoon.  Officials blamed a mishap with a propane barbecue grill for igniting the out-of-control blaze.  Firefighters seemed to be gaining the upper hand on the fire in one unit when fire poked

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