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Fire in South St. Louis County leaves families displaced (MO)

An early morning fire at the Southridge Condominiums in South St. Louis County destroyed at least three units and damaged eight others.  Now, a total of 11 families are without a home. No one was injured.  “I never saw something

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Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Fire At 3-Story Condo Building In Dallas (TX)

Dallas Fire-Rescue is responding to a three-alarm condominium fire at 9730 Whitehurst Drive.  The three-story building is at Ferris Branch Blvd and Fair Oaks Crossing.  Dallas Fire-Rescue got the call around 2:45 p.m.  Spokesperson Jason Evans said the building housed

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Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Fire At 3-Story Condo Building In Dallas

Dallas Fire-Rescue is responding to a three-alarm condominium fire at 9730 Whitehurst Drive.  The three-story building is at Ferris Branch Blvd and Fair Oaks Crossing.  Dallas Fire-Rescue got the call around 2:45 p.m.  Spokesperson Jason Evans said the building housed

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Fire destroys 1 condo and damages 3 others, 9 people displaced (LA)

Authorities said nine people are looking for a new place to stay after a condo fire late Friday night.   The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened at the Beau Chene Condos on West Lee Drive just before 11 p.m.

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About 12 condos damaged in Bernards fire, officials say (NJ)

A multi-alarm fire damaged about a dozen condo units at a complex on Woodward Lane Monday, officials said.  The fire was reported at about 2 p.m. after someone spotted flames coming from the roof of a 20-unit building at Society

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12 People Displaced in Guilford Condo Fire; 2 Hospitalized (CT)

Two people were taken to the hospital after fire broke out at a condo complex at 80 Seaview Terrace around 3 a.m. Friday, according to media reports.  A total of 12 people were displaced in the fire, Fox 61 reports.

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Condo Fire In Osage Beach Caused By… Insect Repellent? (MO)

Smoke could be seen rising from The Ledges condominiums on Saturday morning, as fire damaged an exterior deck. Authorities suspect the blaze was caused by burning insect-repellent stakes.       Read the article…………..

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N.J. man indicted for arson in Glen Gardner condo blaze

Scott Reilly, 50, of Glen Gardner, charged with six counts of arson in a blaze at the Spruce Hill Condominiums, has been indicted on second-degree aggravated arson and third-degree criminal mischief.  According to the Grand Jury indictment unsealed Friday, on

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Nearly 100 homeless after massive Surrey (BC) condo fire

It was finally contained after several hours but crews continued to battle a four-alarm condo fire on 121a street at 82nd Avenue in Surrey well into the early morning hours.  That fire has displaced around a hundred of residents into

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Crews extinguish 3-alarm fire at Anaheim condo complex (CA)

Firefighters put out a 3-alarm blaze that spread to two condos and a garage at a complex in Anaheim. One person was being treated for injuries at the scene.   Read the article…………

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Fire at north Boulder (CO) condo complex displaces residents

A fire at a north Boulder condominium complex on Wednesday night left residents of four condos displaced, and crews remained on scene as of midnight.  Colvin said her husband was spraying water on the wall of their home, and she

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Blaze destroys condos in Bardonia (NY)

Multiple units in the condo complex appear to be damaged in the fire.  Route 304 is closed between Germonds and Bardonia roads as firefighters from Central Nyack, Pearl River, West Nyack, Suffern, Orangetown, New City, Spring Valley, Hillcrest and Nanuet

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12 displaced after condo complex fire (NV)

One firefighter was injured and 12 people were displaced after a fire raced through an condo complex Monday morning near Valley View Boulevard and Twain Avenue.  Fire crews responded to the 2-alarm fire on Melonies Drive around 7:30 a.m. More

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Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in beachfront community (MA)

Firefighters battled a multi-alarm condo fire off Northern Boulevard in Newburyport Sunday night.  Read the article………….

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Mill Woods condo complex goes up in flames

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire Friday that badly damaged a Mill Woods condo building.  Deputy fire chief Scott MacDonald said the fire was reported at 11:03 a.m., the first crews responded within three minutes. A

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Firefighters Battle Flames at Condo Amid Extreme Heat (CT)

Firefighters battled flames at a condo on Riverton Road in Winchester, along with the horrible heat and humidity on Thursday.   “It was difficult in the beginning for the first crews,” said Deputy Chief Curt Mongeau, of the Winsted Fire Department.

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Fried chicken may have led to West Knoxville condo fire (TN)

Fried chicken may have led to a condo fire that displaced six people Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported.  Knoxville Fire Department units responded to a condo unit development at 946 Piney Grove Church Road in West Knoxville shortly after

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Red Cross officials assisting several families after fire at 24-unit condo building in New Berlin (WI)

Officials with the American Red Cross are assisting several families after a condo fire in New Berlin Wednesday, August 10th.  It happened around 4:30 p.m. inside a 24-unit condo building on Carriage Lane near Coachlight Drive.  No one was hurt.

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Fire in Gay Village forces 30 from their homes

A Saturday morning fire in Montreal’s Gay Village forced 30 people from their homes, and it’s unclear when they’ll be able to return.  Around 9:45 a.m., several dozen fire fighters were called to a heavily residential area on Wolfe Street

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5 months after condo fire, Graniteville residents still displaced (NY)

The residents of six homes on Ada Drive in Graniteville were displaced by a fire nearly five months ago.  They expected to be home by now, but say they are growing frustrated with the Cypress Crest Condominiums management firm over

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Late night condo fire serves as a good reminder for fire safety (MI)

In the early morning hours on Monday, the Orion Township Fire Department responded to the report of a condo on fire in the 1900 block of Country Lane near Joslyn and Scripps. Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were the first on

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Seven people taken to hospital after fire at Dolton condo building, mayor says (IL)

Seven people were taken to the hospital and several residences were left uninhabitable after a fire broke out late Tuesday in a condominium building in Dolton, the village’s mayor said.  Mayor Riley Rogers said the fire, which began about 10:10

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Elderly Couple Die In North Plainfield Condo Fire (NJ)

A neighbor told 1010 WINS the elderly man was a Vietnam veteran who recently had a stroke and needed oxygen to breathe and that his wife recently had hip-replacement surgery.     Read the article……………

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Lightning causes Madison condo to catch fire, fire officials say

Upon reviewing the building’s exterior during a 360-degree assessment, firefighters found fire showing about a half-block away on the second floor of the structure, the report said. The firefighters knocked down the exterior fire at 8:54 p.m.  Firefighters then entered

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Fire forces 20 units in Franklin condo to evacuate (TN)

Investigators say the man had been smoking chicken Monday night, and emptied the smoker into a potted plant on the deck.  Crews went door-to-door to evacuate neighbors, fearing they had disabled smoke detectors.  Read the article………….

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Mysterious Fires Plague Williamsburg Condo Building Owned By Trump’s Son-In-Law

Residents of a high-priced apartment building in Williamsburg are gripped with paranoia following a series of mysterious fires that management is blaming on a resident pyromaniac. The block-long rental building, 184 Kent Avenue, is a century-old warehouse that Jared Kushner,

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At least 6 displaced after lightning sparks fire at Va. Beach condos

Investigators say a lightning strike sparked a fire at a condominium complex in Virginia Beach Friday night, displacing at least six people in four separate units.    Read the article…………..

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Firefighters attack fully-involved blaze at Tymber Skan condo complex

An apartment fire at the beleaguered Tymber Skan condominium complex was reported Monday morning, accompanied by a black plume of smoke billowing hundreds of feet in the air.   The city of Orlando has been cleaning out the condo complex, having

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Lightning may have sparked condo fire in Temple Terrace (FL)

A condominium fire in Temple Terrace may have been sparked by lightning, officials said.  About 1 a.m. the owner of a condo unit at 7840 Pine Drive in Temple Terrace was awakened by the blaring sound of a smoke detector.

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Fire heavily damages Rumford (ME) condo complex

Rumford’s fire chief said six units were destroyed and several other units were damaged by the fire.  The roof of the building collapsed.  Everyone inside the condos escaped safety, according to officials.  Eight fire departments battled the flames.     Read

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Improper disposal of smoking material cause of $400K Saskatoon house fire

A fire investigator deemed the cause to be accidental in nature caused by smoking materials.  Fire officials say the disposal of smoking materials into planters containing peat moss is extremely hazardous as peat moss is very flammable.     Read the

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Firefighters rush to battle condo fire in Detroit’s Midtown (MI)

Firefighters rushed to the scene of a condo fire in Detroit’s Midtown Friday morning.  The fire broke out at the Woodbridge Estates near the Lodge Freeway and Martin Luther King Boulevard.  Detroit firefighters were able to get everyone out of

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Firefighters battle 4-alarm condominium blaze in N.J.

Firefighters from Hunterdon and Warren counties battled a four-alarm blaze at the Spruce Hills condominium complex on Wednesday afternoon.  Read the article……………

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Methuen (MA) condo fire destroys 4 families’ homes

Four families were displaced after a two-alarm fire early Monday morning left a 15 Hampshire Road condo building “uninhabitable,” Methuen Assistant Fire Chief William Barry said.    Read the article………….

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21 people displaced after fire at Smithridge Park condominiums (NV)

Officials say the fire started outside at a carport and made its way toward the condominiums. At least two cars and three units were damaged, the Reno Fire Department said.  Five engines and two ladder trucks responded. One engine was

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Two-alarm fire destroys one Lake Oswego condo, damages four others

A two-alarm fire destroyed one unit and heavily damaged four others at the Tanglewood Hills Condos in Lake Oswego on Wednesday afternoon, leaving more than a dozen people homeless.    Read the article………….

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Dozens evacuated after Montreal condo building catches fire

About 40 people were forced from their homes when fire broke out early Wednesday morning.  The fire started just before 3 a.m. in a three-storey condo building on Pierre-de Coubertin Avenue near Bennett Avenue, right across from the Olympic Stadium.

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Condo complex near Holliday Park catches fire (WY)

A fourth-floor resident of the complex told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle on scene that workers were finishing up a new roof on the structure.  Ken Albright said fire alarms went off, prompting residents to evacuate using the stairways, which were

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Nearly 20 residents displaced after fire at Trenton (MI) condominium

Nearly 20 residents have been temporarily displaced after a fire broke out inside a Trenton condominium Saturday afternoon.     Read the article…………..

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2 people hurt in explosion at south side condo (IN)

One of the people in the condo smelled gas in her third floor condo around 1 p.m. Sunday. She called maintenance, who turned off the furnace. The maintenance workers planned on calling for a repair Monday morning.   Read the article…………

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Massive condo fire displaces Texas City residents

Texas City firefighters were battling a condo fire Saturday evening at the Gatsby Condos on the Emmett F. Lowry Expressway. Emergency officials believe the fire started on the balcony of the units  Read the article………..

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‘Get out there’s a fire’: Family evacuated from Ft. McMurray escapes condo fire in Summerside

More than a dozen people, including a family that was recently evacuated from Fort McMurray, were forced to rush out of their condominium complex on the city’s south side early Monday morning when fire broke out.    Read the article…………

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Inferno Roars Through Long Island Condo, Displacing 6 Families

A building inside a Long Island condominium complex went up in flames early Monday, the heat of the inferno so intense it melted the siding on a neighboring building.    Read the article………….

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White Rock condo fire deemed suspicious: RCMP

A devastating White Rock fire that left more than 100 people homeless has been deemed suspicious, RCMP confirmed Wednesday.    Read the article…………

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State Fire Marshal’s Office: Cause of Belleza condo fire undetermined (FL)

Action News Jax obtained the final investigation report by the State Fire Marshal’s Office into the Belleza condo fire, which revealed “the exact cause of this fire would not be determined.”    Read the article…………..

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Sunday morning fire damages two-story condo in Troy (MI)

A two-story condo at the Northfield Hills Condominiums in Troy is severely damaged after a fire broke out inside the unit Sunday morning.    Read the article………..

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Fire at Versailles condos, no injuries reported (MI)

A resident’s alertness and quick response by Farmington Public Safety is credited with averting what could have been disastrous fire damage and possible injuries at the Versailles Condominiums on Sunday.     Read the article…………

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Des Plaines (IL) Condo Building Damaged by Explosion

A gas explosion caused damage to a condo building in northwest suburban unincorporated Des Plaines, fire officials said.  A brick wall partially collapsed, spilling debris onto the sidewalk and parking lot in the 9900-block of Linda Lane Thursday morning. Windows

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New condos in sight for victims of Westgate (RI) fire

It’s been more than a year since fire rapidly consumed Building C of Westgate Condominiums on Quaker Lane.  Now, Building C is back, although it’s going to be several months longer before the 38 condo owners move back in.  Not

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‘Significant damage’ after fire at Kent condo complex (WA)

Firefighters are investigating the cause of an early-morning blaze at 5400 South 234th Place that gutted a condo complex’s shared recreation room.     Read the article………….

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