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Woman arrested after boy dies in Denver-area apartment fire

Jan. 24, 2022 21:33 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A woman was arrested Monday on murder and arson charges after a fire swept through a three-story apartment building in suburban Denver, killing a 5-year-old boy and displacing more than 30 people. Investigators believe Alondra Michel, 37, was involved in a...

Tennessee deputy found shot, dead in burning home

Jan. 24, 2022 19:47 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was charged Monday in the slaying of a sheriff’s deputy who was found dead with a gunshot wound inside her burning home, officials said. Deputy Savanna Puckett, 22, didn't report for work Sunday evening. A colleague went to check on her...

Chief: 3 Baltimore firefighters killed in vacant home blaze

Jan. 24, 2022 19:29 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three Baltimore firefighters were killed and a fourth was injured when part of a vacant home collapsed while they were battling a blaze early Monday, the city's fire chief said. The Baltimore City Fire Department said in a tweet that firefighters were responding...

1 dead in early-morning house fire in Valley City

Jan. 24, 2022 18:46 PM EST

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say one person died in a fire that gutted a home in Valley City over the weekend. Valley City Fire Chief Scott Magnuson said the blaze was reported about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the southeast part of town. Flames and heavy smoke prevented...

Man dies, woman injured in early morning house fire

Jan. 24, 2022 18:15 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Great Falls man died and a woman suffered burns in a house fire early Monday, Great Falls Fire Rescue said. The fire was reported just after 2:15 a.m. and involved a house and a vehicle, officials said. The woman was airlifted to a burn...

Trailer home fire kills 51-year-old disabled woman

Jan. 24, 2022 18:12 PM EST

FRANKLINTON , La. (AP) — A 51-year-old disabled woman died in a trailer home fire, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office said Monday. The coroner’s office identified her as Christy Ball, 51, who lived in the trailer home. An electrical malfunction may have...

Officials ID 2 killed in early January house fire in Iowa

Jan. 24, 2022 16:01 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Iowa (AP) — Officials in southeastern Iowa have identified two people killed in a house fire earlier this month. John Henry Downer, 79, and Noel Edmond Downer, 53, both died in the Jan. 8 fire in Riverside, Washington County officials said in a news release Monday. ...

Cedar Rapids mobile home fire leaves woman dead

Jan. 24, 2022 10:14 AM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A fire Sunday afternoon at a Cedar Rapids mobile home left a woman dead, officials said. When firefighters arrived at the fire at the home in southwest Cedar Rapids, they found smoke and flames coming from the roof, a city spokesman said. Crews entered the...

Couple, granddaughter killed in Washington state house fire

Jan. 23, 2022 15:54 PM EST

RAINIER, Wash. (AP) — A couple and their three-year-old granddaughter were killed in a house fire in western Washington state. Authorities said the house in Rainier was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived early Saturday morning. A 20-year-old woman escaped...

Fire marshal: Elderly woman dies in Louisiana house fire

Jan. 23, 2022 15:51 PM EST

FRANKLINTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities say an elderly woman died after her mobile home caught fire early Sunday. The state fire marshal’s office says the deadly fire ignited at a home Franklinton in Washington Parish. Firefighters were dispatched to the home at about 4...