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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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Man injured, 3 units destroyed in condominium community fire (NJ)

A fast-moving fire at an adult condominium community in Monmouth County has destroyed at least three units and seriously injured an 82-year-old man.  Middletown police say the fire broke out shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday in a second-floor unit in

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Feds investigating fire that destroyed ABQ condos (NM)

Federal authorities have joined an investigation into a fire that destroyed a luxury condo building in Albuquerque.  It’s unclear whether the fire was connected to a spate of crimes targeting businesses. When asked if the incidents were related, Albuquerque Fire

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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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Arson suspected overnight at troubled Tymberskan condos (FL)

Firefighters spent several hours Thursday morning fighting a blaze at a condo in the embattled Tymberskan community and officials said they believe it may have been set on purpose.  Emergency personnel responded to the fire at about 3 a.m. and

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South Windsor Condo Building Severely Damaged by Fire (CT)

Officials said one resident of a unit where the fire appears to have started was taken to the hospital, but the injuries are not life-threatening. Four firefighters were also injured while fighting the fire and two were taken to the

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16 Units Destroyed In 2-Alarm Condo Fire (TN)

At least 16 units were destroyed overnight after a fire broke out at a south Nashville condo complex.  Crews with the Nashville Fire Department responded to the two-alarm blaze on Harold Drive around 12:30 Wednesday morning.  When they got to

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3 rescued from early morning condo fire

A couple and their son were rescued from a condo fire early Tuesday morning.  Crews are still on the scene where the fire started shortly after 3 a.m. in the second-floor living room area of a Waterford Condo Homes unit

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Fire Engulfs Building Under Construction Near Oakland’s Lake Merritt

A five-alarm blaze engulfed a large three-story condo complex under construction near Oakland’s Lake Merritt early Monday, sending flames soaring into the predawn skies and forcing nearby residents to flee from their homes.  Firefighters responded to a reported fire around

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1 injured in condo complex fire near Rosewood Drive (SC)

Columbia firefighters responded to a fire at condos Monday morning that resulted in one injury.  The fire was reported at 448 Deerwood St., off of Rosewood Drive in between South Beltline Boulevard and South Kilbourne Road, around 8 a.m.  By

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Downtown condo building evacuated. Fire confined to balcony (ON)

Insurers and fire officials warn that smoking materials should never be tossed into potting soil, which often contains flammable ingredients including peat moss, bark, shredded wood, Styrofoam and vermiculite, as well as fertilizers that can act as oxidizers.   Read the

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No serious injuries reported after 3-alarm fire at Bardstown Road condo complex (KY)

A 3-alarm fire forced residents to evacuate the Brown Suburban Condominium Homes Thursday night.  Firefighters responded to the fire at the condo at 3320 Bardstown Road near Goldsmith Lane around 9 o’clock.  The fire started in an apartment on the

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Fire leaves 20 homeless at Murray condo complex (UT)

An early Friday morning fire raced through much of a Murray condominium-townhome complex, causing no injuries but leaving about 20 residents homeless.  About 2 a.m., Unified Fire Authority crews responding to 911 calls found flames and smoke pouring at the

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Heroic Homeowner Saves Dog in Murfreesboro Condo Fire

A homeowner’s bravery is what saved a dog from a Murfreesboro condo fire Thursday morning.  Despite firefighters instructions to not go back inside the home, the homeowner went back inside and saved one of his dogs.    Read the article…………..

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Large Gilbert condo fire declared arson, person of interest sought

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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1 dead in condo fire in SE Houston (TX)

The body of a 20-year-old man was found inside one of two condominiums that caught fire and burned at Thai Xuan Village at 8200 Broadway.  The first alarm came in at 3:11 p.m. on Wednesday. Firefighters arrived to find two

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4 hospitalized, 20 displaced in Bellevue condo fire (WA)

Authorities say four people have been hospitalized and about 20 people have been displaced as the result of a blaze at a downtown Bellevue condominium building.  The Bellevue Fire Department said on Twitter Monday evening that firefighters were combatting flames

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3-alarm fire at Point Loma condos (CA)

A three-alarm fire caused heavy damage to a third-story condominium in Point Loma Saturday afternoon and injured two people, authorities said.    Read the article…………….

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Gilbert condo fire investigated as arson; $30K reward (AZ)

Gilbert officials believe the massive fire that engulfed a partially-built condo complex last Saturday was intentionally set and are offering a $30,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the arson, according to a statement released Thursday.

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Three-Alarm Fire Heavily Damages Stamford Condo Complex (CT)

A three-alarm fire that broke out Wednesday evening heavily damaged the Waterside Green condo complex in Stamford, the Stamford Fire Department said via Twitter.  Stamford firefighters responded to the blaze, which burned throughout three floors of the residential building, as

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One year after condominium complex fire, some still displaced (TX)

It’s been one year since a three-alarm fire ripped through the Dry Creek West Condominiums in northwest Austin. Three firefighters went to the hospital after the second floor collapsed. But after an investigation into what happened and several other delays,

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Fire damages much of northern Minnesota resort condos

Almost 100 firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at the Manhattan Beach Villas next to Manhattan Beach Lodge in Crosslake.  Crosslake Fire Chief Chip Lohmiller said in a news release that 80 percent of the 17 individually owned units

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Condo residents in Gilbert allowed back home after nearby 4-alarm fire

Gilbert fire crews spent Sunday assessing the damage in the daylight. This comes after a massive four-alarm fire ripped through a portion of a condominium complex under construction late Saturday night.  Residents say, five other buildings in the Via Sorento

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Attic Fire Rips Through Northridge Condo Complex (CA)

A greater alarm fire Saturday damaged an attic in a two- story condominium complex in Northridge.  Three units were damaged because the structure had a “common attic,” meaning that despite firefighters knocking down a fire in the attic of the

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Fire displaces six people in Chesapeake (VA)

Six people were displaced by a fire early this morning that damaged two condominiums in Western Branch.  The fire was reported at 2:05 a.m. from the 2400 block of Leytonstone Drive. When firefighters arrived, they found smoke at the two-story

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Early morning fire rousts residents of Lauderdale Lakes condo (FL)

It was a pre-dawn wake up for many residents of a Lauderdale Lakes condominium community when fire broke out in a third-story unit.  There were no immediate reports of injuries from the fire at the Cypress Chase North condominiums at

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More than 2 dozen displaced after Romeoville townhome explosion (IL)

Twenty-four units were evacuated after a gas explosion that injured two utility workers Tuesday night.  Noak said village building inspectors would go through each unit and work with the area homeowners association while the village’s social worker was coordinating aid

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Fire damages Flint Township condominium (MI)

Fire has caused damage to a condominium on Waldon Court in Flint Township.  It happened shortly after 11:15 p.m. Monday night.  The fire started in the kitchen area of one unit on the ground level.     Read the article……………

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Fire at condo complex displaces residents (MI)

One cat has died and several residents are displaced after a Sunday evening fire in a condominium complex’s basement.  The St. Clair Shores Fire Department was called to one of the buildings in the Wedgewood Manor Condominium complex on Masonic

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Neighbor helps rescue couple from condo fire on Seabrook Island

The cause is under investigation, but Walz said fire officials are looking into conflicting reports that there had been “alternate means of cooking in the evening.”  Berkeley Electric Cooperative cut power to Seabrook Island on Friday ahead of Hurricane Matthew.

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Massive fire spreads to 5 condos in Myrtle Beach (SC)

When the owner called the fire department, she says they did not answer her call. She called police next who said they had received 39 calls and it was impossible for them to get anyone to the scene.  Firemen are

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70 firefighters combat chimney fire at North Woodstock condo complex (NH)

There were no injuries, but three people, two guinea pigs and a dog were displaced Saturday afternoon when a chimney fire destroyed one unit and heavily damaged another at the Alpine Village condominiums, according to authorities.  Reported at 12:46 p.m.,

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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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