Fire

The seventh fire in 10 days to break out at a southern Black church may have been caused by lightning, the FBI announced Wednesday. Officials from the FBI have ruled out arson, CNN reports. The blaze at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville was the latest in a handful of fires to occur after […]

Exactly a week after a gunman massacred nine people at a historic Black church in South Carolina, police are investigating a deliberate fire that destroyed a predominantly Black church in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to NBC, Charlotte fire officials have officially ruled the blaze at Briar Creek Baptist Church arson, but police are investigating if the fire […]

Two Florida boys became heroes after they rescued children from an Orange County mobile home fire on Tuesday. According to NBC affiliate WESH Orlando, Isiah Francis, 10, and Jeremiah Grimes, 11 were playing video games when they smelled smoke coming from a neighbor’s mobile home. The boys sprang into action and entered the burning mobile home, saving […]

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Fire officials say three people died and two remain missing after a natural gas explosion rocked a downtown neighborhood in eastern Pennsylvania last night.

A school bus driver and his nephew died when a fire ravaged their apartment, a day after the city’s deadliest blaze in nearly two years killed a couple and three children.