Woman dies in fire at Queens apartment building

FOREST HILLS, Queens (WABC) — A woman died in a fire at an apartment building in Queens on Friday. According to the FDNY, flames broke out around 8:15 a.m. on the fifth floor of a six-story building on 71st Avenue in Forest Hills. The fire was brought under control just after 9:20 a.m. Firefighters said … Read more

2 dead, 2 critically hurt in Thanksgiving morning apartment fire in Bronx

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx (WABC) — Two people, a 20-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man, have died from injuries suffered in an early Thanksgiving morning kitchen fire in the Bronx. Two other women, ages 62 and 63, remain in critical condition at area hospitals. The fire broke out in a second floor apartment on Harrison Avenue … Read more

Four families without homes after fire destroys apartments in northwest Houston, HDF says

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — At least eight people were displaced after a fire destroyed several apartment units in northwest Houston, according to the Houston Fire Department. Four units at the Oakwood Apartments were damaged in the fire, according to HFD officials. Denise Rhodes, a building resident, said she returned home from the grocery store when … Read more

4 firefighters among 9 injured in fire at Ridgewood, Queens apartment building

RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) — Four firefighters were among nine people who were injured in a fire at an apartment building in Queens early Saturday. Flames broke out inside the three-story building on Gates Avenue in Ridgewood just before 5:30 a.m. The fire spread to an adjoining building before firefighters were finally able to extinguish the … Read more

Officials: 9 families displaced in Pine Hill apartment complex fire

Firefighters worked for over two hours before getting the flames under control. PINE HILL, New Jersey (WPVI) — Nine families were displaced in a South Jersey apartment complex fire Friday night. The 3-alarm fire broke out just before midnight on the 200 block of West Branch Avenue in Pine Hill. Firefighters worked for over two … Read more

4 firefighters injured battling blaze at Manhattan apartment building

SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) — Firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday afternoon. Newscopter 7 was above the scene and captured smoke billowing from the six-story apartment building located at 105 Wooster Street near Prince Street in SoHo. The two-alarm fire started in an apartment on the sixth … Read more

2 hospitalized from smoke inhalation after Near North Side apartment fire, CFD says

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via CHICAGO (WLS) — Two people were rushed to the hospital after an apartment fire on the Near North Side Sunday. The fire department said a man and woman in their 30s are in serious condition from smoke inhalation. ALSO SEE: Body recovered from Lake Michigan ID’d as missing man who … Read more

Clear Creek ISD raising money to help students displaced by apartment fire | Houston Public Media

Clear Creek ISD is raising money to help its students who were displaced by Thursday’s apartment fire in Webster. A spokesperson for the Houston-area school district said it has 52 students who reside at The Landing at Clear Lake, 240 El Dorado Blvd., where 12 units were damaged by a Thursday afternoon fire caused by … Read more

Firefighter transported to hospital for dehydration during NW Houston apartment fire

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A firefighter had to be taken to a hospital for dehydration after helping put out a fire at an apartment complex in northwest Houston. The Houston Fire Department responded to the fire at 3233 Mangum Road near West 34th around 2 a.m. Wednesday. In an update just before 4 a.m., they … Read more