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Deadly London House Fire 'Caused By Freezer'

PA | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

A house fire which killed five children and their mother is believed to have been caused by a freezer, the fire service has said. Mun...

Four Firefighters Injured In Englewood Blaze

Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: Speaking at the Loyola University Hospital Friday, Chicago Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff reported the condition of the two severely injure...

Mom, 4 Kids Pulled From Burning Home Were Stabbed to Death

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 09.17.2011 | Crime

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Oregon man suspected of killing his wife and four children and setting fire to their house had been convicted of molesting ch...

Fire Kills Mother, 3 Young Children In Utica, NY

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York

UTICA, N.Y. -- Fire tore through one-half of a central New York duplex Monday morning, killing a mother and her three young children, authorities said...

An Opportunity to Help a Grieving Family

Anthony Citrano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anthony Citrano

Overnight, seven of her young cousins had perished in a house fire.

3-Legged Dog Saves Owner From Fire

Chicago Sun-Times | The Blot Says... | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Grayslake man's three-legged dog is being credited with saving its owner from a house fire. "Mr. B," a beagle, went "crazy" Monday morning, said ...

Which Possessions Would You Take If You Only Had 15 Minutes?

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

It is so easy to take our lives and our homes for granted. If you only 15 minutes or less to leave your home forever-- what would you grab by first instinct?

House Fire Kills Six Kids, Ages 1 To 12

AP | RIK STEVENS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — As a lethal fire intensified, one woman shoved an air conditioner out a window and then threw a 5-year-old boy out after it ...

Staten Island House Fire: Lisa Jones And Her Four Children Die In Blaze

AP | TOM HAYS and DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The deaths of a mother and four children in a torched New York City apartment were being investigated Thursday as a possible murder-s...

Thomas Singletary, Hasan Vaughan Accused Of Arson; Three People Found Shot To Death In House Fire

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Two 33-year-old men have been charged in connection with a Long Island house fire in which three people were found shot to...

Cat Saves Pregnant Woman And Her Boyfriend From Fire

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The cat credited for saving a Wonder Lake couple has been found, the Chicago Tribune reports. Joshua Ornberg and his girlfriend Letitia Kov...

Fire Steals Possessions, Job, Security From Single Mother Of 6 Kids

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible chal...

Neighbors Spearhead Effort To Help House Fire Victims Through Buffalo Winter: UPDATE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: Impact was able to reach Bernadette Ross, a neighbor of the family who lost everything in a house fire on Sunday. Ross is organizing collectio...

6-Year-Old Boy Saves Toddler From House Fire, 3 Found Dead

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Police say a 6-year-old boy rescued his 2-year-old sister from a fire at a Long Island house where three adults later were...

Leighton Griffiths: UK 'Hero' Boy, 15, Saves 6 In Fire

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Leighton Griffiths, 15, from Cwmbran, heard the youngsters screaming for help after the fire broke out in the Greenmeadow area early on Saturday....