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Staten Island blaze kills man celebrating birthday, hurts 9-year-old son who cried to neighbors, ‘Help my dad’

A 9-year-old boy tried desperately to save his father from their burning Staten Island home Saturday night by running to neighbors and “begging” for help, witnesses said.  “Please, please help me get my dad,” the child cried out, while ringing

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Flames tear through West Orlando condo building (FL)

Flames ripped through a West Orlando condo building on Thursday, leaving families without a home.  The fire broke out at the Pine Shadows Condominiums on Pinebark Avenue, just off South Kirkman Road.  The flames did the most damage on the

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‘It smelt like tire burning’: northeast Edmonton condo fire sends 1 person to hospital

One person was taken to hospital after a fire broke out early Thursday morning at a three-storey walk up condo building in northeast Edmonton.  Fire crews were called around 3:30 a.m. to the Southern Belle Condominiums at 3720 118 Ave.

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Topsail condo fire leaves three displaced (FL)

No one was injured in a condo fire at the beach this week.  The three-story Topsail Reef condo building, located at 2182 New River Inlet Road in N. Topsail Beach, caught fire around 6 a.m. Tuesday, said Carin Faulkner, North

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Crews battle large fire at northwest Columbus condo building (OH)

Firefighters battled flames Tuesday afternoon at a condominium in northwest Columbus.  Columbus Fire Chief Martin says crews are working to get the fire under control. The crews were working in defensive mode after the roof caved in, according to the

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Condo fire displaces 4 families in St. Pete (FL)

At least four families are displaced after an overnight fire in Saint Petersburg.  Flames raced through the Enclave condo complex on North Martin Luther King Street just before 11 Thursday night.  Fire crews responded to a 2-alarm fire and multiple

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Scores Of Families Displaced After Condo Fire In Clarkston (GA)

More than 40 people were displaced early Friday in a fire at some condominiums in the Decatur area, police officials said. The blaze erupted at the Brannon Hill condos, located in the 1000 block of Old Hampton Drive in Clarkston.

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Several displaced following fire at DeKalb County condo complex (GA)

Fire has displaced several residents of a condominium complex that some call the worst neighborhood in the United States.  The blaze started around 2 a.m. at the Brannon Hills Condos on Old Hampton Road in Clarkston.  Investigators say at least

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No injuries reported in Hamden condo blaze (NH)

The cause of a multi-unit condo blaze is under investigation after a fire was sparked in a unit at Hillside Village housing complex.  Hamden firefighters arrived to a heavy blaze at Townhouse Road complex, with fire burning through the central

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3-legged rescue dog saves owner from condo fire (FL)

Buddy the dog only has three legs, but this rescue pup is 100-percent hero. On Tuesday he used his only front paw to wake his owner as their condo filled with smoke from a two-alarm fire.  Dominic Baccus says his

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No injuries in Canary Creek condo fire (DE)

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office was notified to investigate the origin and cause of an early morning fire that damaged (5) town houses in the Canary Creek Development, located in Lewes, DE.  A fire occurred at the condominiums in

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8 Condos Damaged In 2-Alarm Brandon Fire (FL)

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is investigating an early Tuesday morning blaze that left eight homes in The Hamptons condominium complex damaged.  According to the agency, fire crews were called to the 500 block of Golden Raintree Place around 2:10 a.m.

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Balcony fire forces dozens to evacuate condo building in Southwest Calgary Saturday

The Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of flames on a balcony of a suite in the London at Heritage high-rise condo building in Southwest Calgary at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.  When crews arrived, they found flames and smoke

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17 displaced by Virginia Beach condo fire (VA)

Seventeen people were displaced by a condo fire at the Oceanfront on Thursday.  The fire was reported around 11:20 a.m. at 11th Street and Lake Drive, at the Summer’s Point Condominium, which is just off Pacific Avenue. Firefighters remain on

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2 Firefighters Injured After Battling SE Houston Condo Fire (TX)

Firefighters struggled against high winds while trying to put out a condominium fire in southeast Houston.  SkyEye was over the scene of the fire at Saint Joseph Condominium on Park Place near the Gulf Freeway.    Read the article…………….

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When will we know what caused Ocean Grove fire? (NJ)

More than two months have passed since the early morning fire that ripped through Ocean Grove, damaging or destroying seven buildings. Since that time, residents have barely gotten any answers as to what caused it and a definitive answer to

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West Palm Beach authorities investigating suspicious fires at downtown condo building

City authorities are investigating a string of suspicious fires that have occurred in a 24-hour period at a downtown apartment building, a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue official said Monday night.  Fire crews responded shortly before 9:30 to a car

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Fire displaces families in St. Pete (FL)

A condo fire in St. Petersburg displaced several residents Saturday afternoon after it likely spread from the kitchen of one of the units.  The fire tore through eight units of a building at the Peppertree Village Condos on MLK Street

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Westminster firefighters rescue person from balcony of burning condo (CO)

Firefighters rescued a person from the balcony of a condominium that caught fire on Monday, the Westminster Fire Department said.  The fire broke out about 3:30 p.m. in the 12100 block of Melody Drive. The fire started in the kitchen

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Smoldering BBQ coals ignite flames at Reseda condo: 7 homeless (CA)

Smoldering barbecue coals ignited flames at a Reseda condo Sunday, and firefighters needed 14 minutes to knock down the blaze, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.  Seven people were forced out of the condo and were temporarily homeless.  

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Fire marshal investigating fire at Bloomfield condo complex (CT)

The state and local fire marshals are investigating a fire at a condominium complex on Wintonbury Place in Bloomfield Thursday morning.  Blue Hills Fire Chief Robert Farmer said the fire broke out just after 5:30 a.m. when they got a

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2 injured in Winter Park condo fire (FL)

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out Tuesday at a Winter Park condominium complex.  The fire broke out on the backside of a second story unit at The Gallery, which is off Aloma Avenue near

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Large fire damages Whistler condo complex (BC)

Flames ripped through the roof of a condo building in Whistler Saturday night, displacing several people in the process.  The fire broke out around 11 p.m. in building A of the Northstar townhouse complex. The three-storey building suffered fire damage

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Las Vegas firefighters rescue man from burning condo (NV)

Las Vegas firefighters rescued a man from a burning condominium late Friday evening.  One other occupant escaped through a rear bedroom window.  Fire dispatchers received a 911 call at 11:40 p.m. Friday that a condo was filling with smoke in

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People in 10 condos displaced after fire (MO)

Residents from 10 condos may be looking for a new place to live after a fire in St. Charles County Monday afternoon.  Cottleville firefighters responded to the Meadow Ridge condos and found flames shooting through the roof of a third

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Fire damages condo at Eastpoint Condominiums (MS)

Firefighters have brought a blaze under control at the Eastpoint Condominiums on Lake Barnett Drive, off North Shore Parkway.     Read the article………….

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One dies, three injured in Montgomery condo fire (MD)

One person died and three others were injured in a fire at a townhouse condominium development in Montgomery County, officials said.     Read the article………….

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Two injured in Sterling Heights afternoon condo fire (MI)

Two people were injured, including an elderly resident who had to be carried out of his unit by Sterling Heights firefighters, during a blaze that broke out at the Plumcreek Condominiums on Friday afternoon.  The elderly man, 80, was bed

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Crews investigate condo fire in Hamden (CT)

Crews in Hamden are trying to figure out what sparked up a condo fire.  The Hamden Fire Department responded to 154 Towne House Road Thursday night on report of a condominium unit up in flames.   Read the article…………..

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Two people injured in Myrtle Beach condo fire (SC)

Firefighters in Myrtle Beach worked to put out a structure fire at 4106 Fairway Lakes early Monday morning.  The fire happened around 6 a.m. at a condo complex. Two people were transported to the hospital and one person suffers from

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Fire Crews Tackle Blaze In Shelton Condo (CT)

Firefighters doused a blaze in a four-unit condominium building in Shelton on Monday morning, according to the Connecticut Post.  A heavy fire was reported coming from a second-floor window above a garage at 6 Acorn Hollow in the Tamarack Ridge

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Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Branson At The Meadows (MO)

Lightning caused a fire that forced people in 40 units at Wyndham at The Meadows in Branson to evacuate early Monday morning.  Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin tells KTTS News the fire broke out around 12:45 a.m. when lightning blew

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Plainville condo destroyed by fire (CT)

A woman was rescued after her condo caught on fire in Plainville on Friday.  The Plainville Fire Chief tells News 8 the police department arrived first and helped get a woman out of the house. They say she was conscious

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Condo Fire Has Residents Evacuated in Mississauga

Multiple residents were forced to evacuate their units after a major blaze broke out at a Mississauga apartment building.  In the early hours of Wednesday, March 22, a fire started inside an eleventh floor apartment unit in a residential highrise

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Families displaced after fire destroys condo units (MI)

Three departments were called to a chimney fire at a condo complex near Schuss Mountain in Antrim County. The fire crews got the call about 1 o’clock Wednesday morning.      Read the article……………

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One person dead in North Seattle condo fire (WA)

An elderly woman was killed in a condo fire Tuesday morning in Seattle’s Wedgwood neighborhood.  It happened around 2:30 a.m.when crews responded to a suspicious odor call.      Read the article……………

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Private condo at Boyne Mountain goes up in flames (MI)

Firefighters are still investigating a fire that broke out in a private condo at Boyne Mountain Sunday morning.  The Boyne Valley Fire Chief says when they arrived to the Creekside condo around 4:30 a.m., the condo was completely filled with

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9 People, Including Children, Rescued from New Britain Fire

Firefighters rescued nine people, including children, who were trapped in a fire at Dublin Hills Condo complex in New Britain on Friday morning and members of two families were taken to the hospital.  The raging two-alarm fire broke out at

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Man dies after fire in condo that didn’t have working smoke alarms (IN)

A man has passed away after previously being pulled from a burning condo on March 11.  The Indianapolis Fire Department said 53-year-old John Williams died on March 14.  IFD investigators said the condo in the 6100 block of Timber Lake

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Woman injured in condo fire

A house fire near Calavera Hills Community Park left one woman injured Tuesday.  The blaze in the 2900 block of Ridgefield Avenue in Carlsbad was reported shortly after 3 p.m., authorities said.   Read the article………..

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Brigantine firefighters battle condo blaze (NJ)

A fire damaged two units of a condo building on the 600 block of East Brigantine Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.  The cause of the fire wasn’t immediately available, no one was injured. The fire was contained to two units. Two

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Residents Forced Out of Homes After Vernon Condo Complex Fire (CT)

Several people are displaced ahead of Tuesday’s nor’easter after a fire at a condominium complex in Vernon Monday morning.  Fire crews responded to 85 Old Town Road, the Townhouse Three Condos, around 1:45 a.m. No injuries were reported but eight

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Two families displaced by Calgary condo fire

Flames were shooting from the first floor of a condo complex in southeast Calgary late Saturday night.  One family of five managed to escape the blaze, while another family of five living next door had to be moved out as

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Former residents of Dallas condo still in limbo after deadly fire (TX)

Residents who lost their homes in the deadly 7-alarm Preston Place condo fire are still in limbo as they wait to salvage what’s left of their belongings.  The smell of charred wood lingers around the remains of the condo building,

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Fire in Ste-Therese condo complex leaves 15 homeless

Fifteen people are homeless after a fire broke out in a Ste-Therese condominium complex on Saturday morning.  At 4:45 a.m. a 911 call was placed alerting emergency services of the fire in the two-building complex. The intense cold slowed the

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Man in ‘extreme critical condition’ after being pulled from condo fire on southeast side (IN)

A 53-year-old man was sent to Eskenazi Hospital in “extreme critical condition” Saturday after he was pulled from a condominium fire on the southeast side.  A Beech Grove police officer reported the fire at Carriage Courts Neighborhood to 911 and

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Flames Rekindle at Scene of Deadly Dallas Condo Fire (TX)

Dallas Fire-Rescue remains on the scene of a Dallas condo building fire, three days after the fast-moving blaze called for seven alarms.   View the news report…………..

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Dallas Condo Fire Damage Tops $12 Million (TX)

Dallas Fire-Rescue says damages from a 7-alarm fatal condo fire have topped $12 million and that the cause of the fire remains a mystery.  Jason Evans, public information officer for the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department, issued his incident report Tuesday which

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Courtenay condo fire kills man, dog

A 71-year-old man and his dog died as a result of a fire at his Courtenay condo unit late Saturday afternoon.  Twenty firefighters and five emergency vehicles responded to a 911 call to Puntledge Terrace, Courtenay Fire Chief Don Bardonnex

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Body found in North Dallas condo ravaged by 7-alarm fire (TX)

Firefighters found a body early Monday in the North Dallas condominiums destroyed by a fire this weekend.  The body was near the condo of an elderly woman reported missing, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue. The Dallas County medical examiner’s office has

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