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Early morning condominium fire under investigation (WA)

Fire crews were busy putting out a fire at a condominium complex in Walla Walla. It happened on the 2200 Blk. of Plaza Way around 2:30 on Friday morning. Walla Walla Firefighters tell NBC Right Now when they got on

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Fire chief: Sprinklers extinguished fire in Park Ridge condo trash chute (IL)

Park Ridge Fire Chief Jeff Sorensen credits sprinklers with putting out a fire and minimizing damage inside an Uptown condominium building.  The fire occurred on the evening of Feb. 12 in a trash chute located inside the Residences of Uptown

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One dead in Greenfield condo fire Near 84th Street and Howard Avenue (WI)

Fire officials are investigating an apartment fire in Greenfield that claimed the life of one resident Wednesday afternoon.  “During the course of the extinguishment a victim was discovered and pulled out of the structure. Unfortunately the victim did not survive,”

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Fire damages west end condo complex (AB)

Residents of a west end condo complex were sent scrambling Thursday morning due to fire.  Fire officials were called to the 4-storey complex, located at 172 Street and 76 Avenue, around 8:00 a.m. Flames could be seen coming out of

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More than 50 displaced in Dallas condo fire (TX)

Several residents are displaced after a fire damaged two condominiums in Northeast Dallas.  Fire crews were called to the Richland Trace Condominiums, on Walnut Street near Audelia Road, late Wednesday night when they saw a “generous amount of flames” coming

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Charging cell phone starts fire in West Hartford condo; 9-year-old credited with saving grandmother (CT)

A charging cell phone is being blamed for a fire that tore through a West Hartford condo Tuesday morning.  Three people, including two firefighters, were sent to the hospital after a bedroom fire at 8 Rosemary Court in West Hartford.

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Two condos damaged in Virginia Beach fire (VA)

A fire caused significant damage to a condominium Thursday in Virginia Beach.  Fire units were called to the 2400 block of Marsh Creek around 11 a.m. after receiving reports of an active fire. Crews arrived and had the flames extinguished

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Condominium fire draws firefighters to Saddleback (ME)

A fire at Rock Pond Condominiums near Saddleback Mountain drew most of the county’s departments northward Tuesday evening, with two units reported destroyed and another damaged.   Farmington Fire Deputy Chief Tim Hardy, reached by phone as departments began clearing

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Woman helps blind neighbor escape raging condo fire in southwest Houston (TX)

A woman said she helped her blind neighbor Tuesday morning escape a fire that destroyed several condominiums in a southwest Houston neighborhood.  The fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. at the Hamlet of Cherbourg Condominiums at Jeanetta and Lipan roads.

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Nine people displaced, 4 units damaged in North Las Vegas condo complex fire (NV)

Nine people were displaced and four units were damaged this morning in a fire at a condo complex near Civic Center Drive and Cheyenne Avenue.  Crews from North Las Vegas, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and Clark County fought the

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Rescuers Find Mother, 2 Kids Unconscious During Condo Fire (CO)

Two children, their mother and a sheriff’s deputy are in the hospital after a Friday morning fire at a condo building in Arapahoe County.   Read the article………..

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Alert Neighbor Saved Lives In Danbury Condo Blaze (CT)

The Danbury Fire Department credited an alert neighbor with saving the lives of others by calling 911 Monday night about a fire at the Birchwood Condominiums.    Read the article………..

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Man Whose Daughter Died Sues Landlord and Homeowner’s Association (CA)

A man whose daughter and grandchild died in a 2015 blaze at an Inglewood condominium complex is suing the landlord and the homeowners association, alleging unsafe conditions led to the fire and trapped the woman inside her unit.   Deontae

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Centerport Condo Complex Collapses From Relentless Blaze (NY)

The nor’easter’s strong winds forced firefighters to spend several hours battling a relentless blaze at a Centerport condo complex Tuesday morning.  According to fire officials, about 100 Centerport firefighters responded to a fire in the Bull Calf Landing Townhouse Complex,

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Nor’easter Winds, Gas Fuel Condo Fire on Long Island (NY)

Flames tore through a condominium complex on Long Island Tuesday morning, collapsing a building and forcing residents out onto the street as nor’easter winds fueled the blaze.  No one was reported injured in the overnight inferno, which started around 1

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Japan: 11 hospitalized after predawn fire erupts in Tokyo condo high-rise

A fire broke out in a 26-story condominium high-rise in Tokyo’s Toshima Ward early Tuesday morning and 11 people were sent to the hospital, including a woman who is unconscious and in critical condition.  According to the Tokyo Fire Department,

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Demolition begins at New Haven Harbour Landing condo complex units damaged by fire (CT)

Crews Monday started tearing through several units at the Harbour Landing condo complex building that were heavily damaged in a fire last month  City Building Inspector James Turcio said the demolition of a section of the Harbour Landing complex started

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Two Alarm Fire At Condo Complex On NW Lovejoy (OR)

A two alarm fire has forced the evacuation of people living in the Royal Arms Condos on NW 18th and Lovejoy this morning. At least a half dozen fire engines responded to the scene. No details yet on what caused

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Propane pipe explosion sets fire to Widgi Creek condo (OR)

A propane pipe exploded in a garage at a Widgi Creek condominium in southwest Bend, causing an estimated $75,000 in damages to the unit, according to a Bend Fire Department news release.   Read the article………

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Four people injured in Indy condo complex fire (IN)

The drama unfolded about 3:30 a.m. at Abney Lake Apartments in the 3400 block of Highfield Court. A woman and two children decided to leap to safety–jumping from the condo’s windows, which are about 12 feet off the ground, according

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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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