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4 NYC firefighters hurt in ceiling collapse at restaurant

Nov. 30, 2021 07:59 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Four New York City firefighters suffered minor injuries Tuesday when part of a ceiling collapsed on them as they were battling a blaze at an upper east side restaurant, authorities said. The fire started at about 5 a.m. in a restaurant on the ground...

Fire guts several businesses in Las Vegas strip mall

Nov. 29, 2021 13:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An early morning blaze gutted several businesses in a strip mall a few blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip, but no injuries were reported, fire officials said Monday. Passers-by reported the fire a little after 1 a.m. Monday at the shopping complex at...

Large fire reported at recycling business in East St. Louis

Nov. 28, 2021 11:17 AM EST

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Firefighters were battling a large fire at a recycling business in East St. Louis Sunday morning. Thick black smoke billowed up into the air after the fire was reported before 5 a.m. Sunday at Tek Recycling in the Illinois suburb of St....

Big fire guts large Los Angeles commercial building

Nov. 26, 2021 11:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A raging fire gutted a textile business in a large commercial building south of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. It was the second fire at the site this week. The fire was reported just before 8 p.m. and flames were burning through the roof when...

Police: 2 shot, 1 fatally, in Las Vegas restaurant

Nov. 24, 2021 15:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a man is dead and a woman critically wounded after being shot by a man who apparently followed the male victim into a restaurant before opening the fire. The shooter ran off and no immediate arrest was made following the Tuesday...

Fire damages Newark restaurant

Nov. 24, 2021 11:41 AM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Fire officials in Delaware are investigating a fire that damaged a restaurant in Newark early Wednesday. The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating after the fire at Miller’s Ale House at Center Pointe Plaza, WDEL-FM reported. ...

Multiple shooters fire at crowd outside Illinois bar, 4 hurt

Nov. 21, 2021 13:58 PM EST

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Four people were injured when multiple shooters opened fire from a vehicle as it passed by a bar in the northern Illinois town of Kankakee, authorities said. More than 50 rounds were fired into the crowd outside the International Lounge shortly...

Police: Man set self on fire, walked into convenience store

Nov. 20, 2021 13:36 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man set himself on fire and then entered a gas station convenience store, starting small fires before the flames were doused and he was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, authorities said. Atlantic City police said the...

Gas explosion in Nigeria's Lagos kills 5, including a child

Nov. 16, 2021 11:44 AM EST

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A gas explosion in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest city, on Tuesday killed at least five people, including a child, an emergency services official told The Associated Press. “There are four adults dead — three males and one female — and a...

Huge fire forces temporary closure of Walmart in Edgewood

Nov. 15, 2021 12:24 PM EST

EDGEWOOD, N.M. (AP) — A Walmart store in Edgewood is closed until further notice after a massive fire. Santa Fe County Fire officials say the blaze at the store near I-40 was reported around 8 p.m. Sunday. It took crews nearly three hours to gain...