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Overnight apartment fire probed as 50 residents evacuated

Sun Jan 08 04:03:11 EST 2017 |
GLOUCESTER TWP. -- The three-alarm fire at a Blackwood apartment complex forced the evacuation of about 50 residents, township police said Sunday morning. According to police, the fire was coming from building 72 and was spreading to adjoining structures. Approximately 50 adults and children were immediately evacuated from several apartment complex buildings. Both Gloucester Township and Camden County offices of emergency management as well as the American Red Cross provided alternate shelt..


GLOUCESTER TWP -- Emergency crews were at the scene of a three-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Gloucester Township late Saturday night, police said.  The fire at t..
GLOUCESTER TWP. -- The three-alarm fire at a Blackwood apartment complex forced the evacuation of about 50 residents, township police said Sunday morning. According to police,..
More than 25 units from the San Antonio Fire Department battled an early morning blaze on the Northwest Side that caused the evacuation of two buildings. There were no reported inj..
Newark apartment fire ruled arson
-The Newark Advocate
NEWARK - A fire that displaced two residents Tuesday morning at a Newark apartment building is being investigated as an arson, Chief Pat Connor said. One of those residents has bee..
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield Fire Marshal Kevin Fox says he believes a fire at a children's clothing store was arson. The fire at a Children's Orchard in south Springfield e..
A total of 30 people, 20 adults and 10 children, were displaced after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Concord Wednesday evening, officials said. A total of 30 people, ..
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — About 75 residents found themselves looking for temporary shelter in the Milwaukee area after an apartment fire. The Journal Sentinel reports (
Firefighters and emergency units prepare to leave from a three-alarm fire at the Wedgwood Senior Apartments, 6701 Blanco Rd., on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The early morning fire, whic..
Henry Washington was playing football outside his Pomona apartment complex when he heard two loud booms Wednesday evening.  The 15-year-old then saw kids bolting from a n..
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - Current Washington Township Board of Education president and former Washington Township High School student-athlete Ginny Migliore Murphy will be among 14 new..
A Detroit police officer is being investigated after posting inflammatory comments on social media in which he called city residents “garbage” and boasted about how he used to assa..
The Montgomery County Fire Marshal is investigating after a mobile home caught fire Monday morning in Cut and Shoot. Five adults and four children, all under the age of 10, escaped..
SAN ANTONIO — A fire that burned through 30 acres of land and threatened numerous structures in the community of St. Hedwig is under control, officials say. Bexar County spoke..
One of the men charged in last year's Butler's Mill fire is an owner of the property. According to State Fire Marshal Scott Pilgreen, the Oct. 17 fire at Butler's Mill was a result..
WOODSTOCK — The McHenry County State's Attorney's Office will not pursue perjury charges against an ex-Woodstock police officer who is being sued for allegedly performing an illega..
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in the Lake Chad basin have been forced to sell --- to survive due to an insurgency by Boko Haram fighters that has driven millions from..
Jim Horvath envisioned building more than 430 apartments and 123,000 square feet of mixed use space on a parcel off River Road in Glenmont. Town of Bethlehem planners say the proje..
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a house fire that killed one person in Iowa City. When crews arrived, they found a fire burning in the base..
A mega food drive is being held Sunday for those in need, thanks to three county organizations. It’s the first time the World Mission Society Church of God, San Diego Food Bank and..
SALEM -- The Salem County sheriff has taken over supervision of the Office of Emergency Services as part of a consolidation designed to save money, officials said. "It is with grea..
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County firefighters responded to a house fire in the 300 block of --- Circle in Merritt Island early Thursday morning about 3 a.m. (WFTV video) BREVARD..
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Animal control officers in Virginia said they visited the home of a shocked resident to remove an unusual intruder -- a yellow anaconda in the toile..
If you're still trying to figure out what and when and how, let me bring you up to speed. Rogue One opens with a flashback of young Jyn Erso watching her mom get gunned down in fro..
STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Camden County Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the New Year's Eve death of an 8-year-old southern New Jersey girl. Officials say a ..
Echoing long-term GOP gripes that the agency is too powerful and lacks sufficient oversight, they waded into a murky legal debate about Cordray’s future running the agency. "It's t..
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation in Texas of a white policeman who wrestled a black woman to the ground (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The officer suspended by Fort Wort..
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- New Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O'Malley informed Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson that the office does not have enough money in a trust-fund ..
"Seriously" - Leslie Odom, Jr. How I would love to hear President Obama's farewell appearance to be this raw and powerful. Or maybe as aggressive and in-your-face as Luther, the An..
Just 12 days left for the media to bathe itself in Hopenchange. This morning it’s ABC and George Stephanopoulos who are taking a dip: Obama will be on “This Week” for an exit inter..
Four separate shootings by San Diego County law enforcement officers last year were legally justified, the District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. All were reasonable un..
ATHENS Greek prosecutors have raided the Athens offices of Swiss drugmaker Novartis (NOVN.S) as part of a probe into bribery allegations, a court official told Reuters on Wednesday..
ATHENS Greek corruption prosecutors have raided the Athens offices of Swiss drug maker Novartis (NOVN.S) as part of an ongoing probe over bribery allegations after media reports, a..
STRATFORD -- The death of an 8-year-old girl on New Year's Eve remains under investigation, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office. It was approximately 1:50 p.m. ..
The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors. “Right now our blood and platelet donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than they’r..
The notion of paying it forward is really catching on in Washington Township.  Now, thanks to a local painter just trying to give back to the community that once supported him..