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Woman killed in Winter Springs condo fire (FL)

Fire officials said the flames that tore through a Winter Springs condo unit spread very quickly.  Firefighters made the discovery of a woman’s body inside a burned condo unit. Neighbors said the victim was an elderly woman.  Seminole County Fire

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Man killed in Port St. Lucie condo fire (FL)

A man in his 50s died overnight after a large fire at condominium in Port St. Lucie.  The St. Lucie County Fire District said the blaze occurred around 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Green Acres Circle.  

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4 Injured in San Jose Condo Fire (CA)

Four people, including a San Jose firefighter, were injured in a 2-alarm blaze that broke out at a condo complex at Florence Ave. and Nancy Lane on Wednesday.   Two people from the apartment managed to get out and were

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Condo complex ‘gutted’ by early morning fire (AB)

Medicine Hat firefighters quickly knocked down a blaze at a condominium complex, preventing it from reaching neighbouring structures which could have caused the fire to spiral out of control.  “The whole unit is gutted,” said Terry Stuber, the acting platoon

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60 firefighters extinguish two-story condo blaze in Tustin (CA)

Sixty county firefighters extinguished a blaze Monday morning that began in the attic above an unoccupied second floor of an apartment in the 1400 block of Red Hill Avenue within about 25 minutes, fire Capt. Alan Wilkes said.  “The apartment

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2 people, parrot rescued in Tinton Falls condo fire (NJ)

Two elderly residents and a 25-year-old African Gray parrot escaped a condominium unit that caught on fire Tuesday around 9 a.m. after one of the residents left a lit cigarette on the back patio, police said.    Read the article………….

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Condo complex catches fire in Valley Cottage (NY)

Residents were forced to flee their homes after flames broke out at a condo complex in Rockland County.  First responders say the fire sparked near a sliding glass door on an upstairs balcony at the Mountain View Condos in Valley

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Fire consumes Parsippany condo (NJ)

Firefighters from throughout Morris County are battling a townhouse fire at Powder Mill Village.  “It was just smoke and after about 20 minutes, there was tons of fire and you could see this huge fireball,” said Harold Wilson, who lives

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Large Gilbert condo fire declared arson, person of interest sought (AZ)

Authorities have determined that a fire that ripped through a Gilbert condominium complex was “incendiary,” or intentionally set, and a $30,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist.  The arson determination was

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3-alarm fire hits condo complex in Milford (CT)

A three-alarm fire at 267 Melba St. was brought under control about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the Milford Police Department’s Twitter account. The address is listed online as a three-story condominium complex.  The Stratford Fire Department was assisting, according

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Man rescued from balcony in Hilton Head Island condo fire (SC)

A Hilton Head Island condominium unit went up in flames Sunday morning, injuring one person.  The fire started in the bedroom of a third floor unit of The Sea Cloisters on Starfish Drive, according to a Hilton Head Island Fire

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Woman rescued from condo fire in San Francisco (CA)

San Francisco firefighters rescued a woman found inside of a burning condominium this morning. The fire was reported by residents of the Forest Knolls neighborhood around 8:00 A.M. Thursday.  Residents say the owner of the condo was at work when

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UPDATE: Woman badly burned in Forest Knolls condo fire (CA)

A woman was badly burned in a two-alarm fire in a condominium in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls neighborhood Thursday morning, according to residents.  The fire was reported at 8:05 a.m. in a three-story, three-bedroom unit at 622 Clarendon Ave., according

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Owner charged with arson in Cobb condo fire (GA)

An east Cobb County man who was the subject of an hours-long search Wednesday morning set his condominium on fire, officials said.  “The fire has been ruled arson,” Cobb fire Lt. Dan Dupree told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Matthew Olson, 31,

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Little dog, big hero: Puppy credited with saving residents from West Vancouver fire

A dog has saved the day after his barking in the middle of the night alerted his owner to a condo fire.  Brittany Cosgrove was sleeping soundly in her downtown apartment in the early hours of today (sun) when she

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Early morning condo fire forces dozens from homes on New Year’s Eve (CO)

Several people were displaced, and one person was seriously injured after a fire broke out on the second floor of a condo complex in Denver early Saturday morning.  Denver Fire crews responded to the Morningside Condo complex on Poplar Street

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Condo Fire On Beau Drive In Des Plaines (IL)

One person was being treated for injuries suffered in a condo fire on Des Plaines’ west side Friday afternoon.  Crews were dispatched to the Elmdale Condominiums in the 900 block of Beau Drive around 12:20 p.m. According to Fire Chief

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Fire damages condos on Donard Park Ave. (KY)

Firefighters responded to a fire at a condominium development in the 500 block of Donard Park Avenue just before 4 p.m.  The fire is believed to have started in the living area of a third-floor condo before it spread to

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Large blaze rips through condo complex at Loon Mountain (NH)

Several people were forced from their homes Thursday night when a two-alarm fire ripped through a condo complex Thursday at Loon Mountain.  The blaze broke out shortly after 9 p.m. near the base of the resort on Ram’s Horn Drive

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Fire damages Okoboji condo building Wednesday (IA)

A fire caused significant damage to a condo building in Okoboji, Iowa Wednesday.  First responders observed flames coming from the center units of the building.  Due to the size of the structure, the Spirit Lake Fire Department was called to

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Overnight condo fire sends 2 people to hospital (FL)

An overnight apartment fire in suburban West Palm Beach sent two people to the hospital Thursday.  Neighbors said the fire occurred around 2 a.m. at the Abbey Park Gardens Condominium located just off of Forest Hill Boulevard.    Read the

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Man’s quick thinking helps save Gatlinburg condo complex from fires (TN)

Families continue to pick up the pieces one month after fires swept through the Gatlinburg area killing 14 people and damaging or destroying more than 2,400 buildings.  One man’s quick thinking saved his condo complex from major damage. Alan Day

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Investigators say chimney caused New Haven condo fire (CT)

Fire investigators say it was a chimney that caused the large condo fire in New Haven and demolition could begin as early as Friday.  The fire sparked Monday afternoon at the Harbour Landing condominiums. After speaking with several neighbors, investigators

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Fire at New Haven Apartment Condos Rekindles (CT)

After a devastating fire displaced nine families in New Haven this week, the fire at the apartment complex rekindled on Tuesday night.   New Haven fire officials said they were responding to the Harbour Landing apartment complex at 99 Harbor

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Fire Breaks Out New Haven Condo Complex (CT)

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a condo complex in New Haven.  The fire was reported at the Harbour Landing complex at 99 Harbor Close and arriving crews found a fire on the roof and heavy smoke, according to

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Holbrook condo residents displaced by fire, Suffolk cops say (NY)

Residents of a Holbrook condo complex were displaced early Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 when the building caught fire. Residents were displaced from two apartments that were damaged in the fire and the occupants of another six units were also forced

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Firefighters Battle Blaze At Briarcliff Manor Condo Complex (NY)

All hands were on deck in Briarcliff Manor late on Wednesday afternoon, as firefighters rushed to battle a blaze in a condominium complex.  At approximately 4 p.m., firefighters responded to the Kemeys Cove condominiums in Briarcliff Manor, as a fire

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Palm Beach condo evacuated for cooking fire (FL)

Residents of the Patrician of Palm Beach condominium on the South End were evacuated briefly Wednesday evening after a small cooking fire broke out.   Read the article………….

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Residents evacuated after fire sparks at Ossining condo complex (NY)

Residents were evacuated from their homes Wednesday after a fast-moving fire sparked at a condo complex in Ossining.   Read the article………….

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Four hospitalized after condo fire in Delta Township (MI)

A fire at a condo complex in Delta Township sent four people to the hospital and put several others out of their homes.   Read the article………….

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Dozens displaced by condo fire in Concord (CA)

More than two dozen people are without a home after a fire burned a condo building on Laguna Street in Concord Monday afternoon.  The families who call this place home are struggling to find another place to live.    Read

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Dozens of Families Affected After Fire on 76th and Brown Deer (WI)

A repair company has been at the building much of the day, sweeping up embers and boarding burnt down doors. A handful of condos are nothing more than charred wood, leaving families without a home a week before Christmas.  The

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1 hospitalized after fire at Blind Pass condos (FL)

Sanibel Fire Chief Matthew Scott told us that only one unit in the complex caught fire and it took them 20 minutes to tackle.  Lee County EMS said they attribute the extinguishing time to pre-planning and that the firefighters often

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Smoking caused Langley City condominium fire: fire chief

The Dec. 13 fire that left more than 100 people homeless in Langley City was the result of smoking, City fire chief Rory Thompson said in an email to City council members.  “We have concluded our investigation which was conducted

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Breaking: Condo fire in Keystone extinguished (CO)

An apparent accidental fire Saturday evening caused significant damage in the Mill Creek condominiums in Keystone, but a sprinkler head kept it from spreading, and no one was injured.   The fire caused significant damage to two units and left

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Families displaced by Langley condo fire may face two-year wait to return home

He says many displaced families will spend Christmas in hotels.  “They certainly won’t be able to return to the apartment. It looks like reconstruction of it could take up to two years, so it will be at this point, really

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Victim dies after condo fire near Desert Inn and Pecos (NV)

A victim died after a condo fire near Desert Inn and Pecos on Thursday night.  Clark County Fire department responded just before 11 p.m. to a fire at 3624 Blackstone St. and found a fire burning through a condominium roof.

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North Wildwood condo loses power in morning electrical fire (NJ)

One person was evacuated and a condo lost power after a fire ripped through electrical lines in North Wildwood.  At 8:07 a.m., a call came in about arcing wires near a residence in the 700 block of Ocean Avenue., Fire

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Electrical fire damages condo building on Creekside Drive in Cudahy, no one injured (WI)

Fire crews on Monday evening, December 12th were on the scene of an electrical fire in a condominium on Creekside Drive near College Avenue in Cudahy.  Crews were called out to the scene around 7:00 p.m.  When officials arrived on

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Condo fire leaves two homeless in North Attleboro (MA)

At least two people were left homeless late Sunday afternoon by a fire that broke out in a condominium unit at 16 Juniper Road. Residents of the 24-unit building said they were unaware there was a fire burning in the

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Massive Langley condo fire could have been prevented by newer building practices: developer

The spectacular fire that raged through a Langley condominium complex on Sunday likely wouldn’t have taken hold if it had been built under newer practices for placing additional sprinklers in four-storey wood-frame buildings, according to the developer that built the

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Massive fire rips through large condo building in Langley

A massive condo fire has left some Langley residents without a home during a cold snap two weeks before Christmas.  It has consumed a four-storey building in the 5600 block of 201A Street.   Read the article…………

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Crews battle structure fire in Fort Myers condo community (FL)

Numerous fire crews responded to a condo fire in the Provincetown community of Fort Myers.  Read the article………….

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Cooking fire caused evacuation of Springfield condo complex

Residents of a downtown Springfield condominium complex were evacuated due to a fire late Wednesday morning.  Dennis Leger, aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner, told 22News that food on the stove led to the fire at the Kimball Towers Condominiums

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1 Injured, Residents Displaced in Encinitas Condo Fire (CA)

Residents were evacuated from two condos in the 200 block of Cottage Grove Lane in Encinitas Sunday afternoon, according to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department.  It is unclear how the fire started, but it broke out in one condo and

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Woman Killed in 2-alarm condo fire (TX)

Houston firefighters are investigating a fire that broke out at a condominium in southeast Houston.  It happened around 3:20 Tuesday morning at the Briarwick Condominiums on Holly Hall and El Mundo.      Read the article…………..

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Fire rips through College Park condos (FL)

More than a dozen people were forced from their homes when a fire broke out at a condo complex in College Park.    Read the article………….

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20 displaced by fire at DeKalb condo complex (GA)

A fire at a problem-plagued condominium complex Wednesday in DeKalb County left 20 people homeless for Thanksgiving, Channel 2 Action News reported.  The blaze at the Brannon Hill complex in Clarkston destroyed a building, which crews demolished in the afternoon,

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At least a dozen reportedly forced from condos in Somerset County blaze (NJ)

The residents of several condominiums in Green Brook escaped a fire without being injured early Friday, according to a report.  At least 12 people were displaced and two units damaged in the fire on King Court, according to WABC-7.  

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East Lansing condo fire leaves multiple families displaced

Firefighters in East Lansing were forced to fight a resilient fire that seemed harmless at first, but ended up causing some serious damage, leaving multiple families without a home for now.  Earlier this morning, East Lansing firefighters spent hours putting

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