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Massive fire on nuclear subupdated: Thu Jun 07 2012 09:54:00

A fire burns for more than 12 hours aboard nuclear powered submarine. CNN's Chris Lawrence reports.

Officials to interview survivor of deadly West Virginia house fireupdated: Tue Mar 27 2012 15:25:00

Fire department investigators on Tuesday will interview the sole survivor of a Charleston, West Virginia, house fire that killed seven children and two adults over the weekend, according to Charleston police.

Almost 300 die in Honduras prison fireupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 19:09:00

A massive fire kills more than 270 inmates at an overpopulated prison in Honduras. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Deadly Christmas fire kills five peopleupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 04:44:00

Investigators are searching for the cause of a fire that killed five people on Christmas day.. CNN's Ali Velshi has more.

Christmas morning house fire kills fiveupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 19:40:00

Fire officials say a fire at a house in Connecticut early Christmas morning killed two adults and three children.

Nine dead in fire at popular Hong Kong marketupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 10:56:00

The death toll from a deadly fire that swept through a popular tourist market in Hong Kong Wednesday morning has risen to nine, officials have said.

Deadly market fire in Hong Kongupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 10:56:00

Several people were killed in a fire at Hong Kong's Ladies' Market. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

Fatal fire at India transgender eventupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 08:29:00

Officials say at least 13 people at a transgender gathering in New Delhi were killed Sunday in a massive fire.

Fire destroys Trace Adkins' homeupdated: Sun Jun 05 2011 16:52:00

No one was hurt when country music star Trace Adkins' Tennessee home caught on fire. WSMV reports.

Illinois apartment fire kills 6 people, including kidsupdated: Sun May 15 2011 10:03:00

An apartment fire in a Chicago suburb early Sunday killed six people, including at least three children, authorities said.

Deadly fire rips through a four-story Beijing buildingupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 09:08:00

A deadly fire ripped through a four-story building in a southern suburb of Beijing early Monday, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency.

Six die in Washington house fireupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 07:01:00

Investigators on Monday will return to the scene of a fire at a one-story residence in Vancouver, Washington, that killed six people on Easter morning.

Six dead in house fireupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 07:01:00

Six people died in a house fire Easter morning in Vancouver, Washington.

Fire at Miami airport causes flight delays, cancellationsupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 17:18:00

An enormous blaze sent fire crews to Miami International Airport overnight and caused a significant number of flight cancellations and delays Thursday, officials said.

Fire erupts at Miami airportupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 17:18:00

A fire broke out late Wednesday on a fuel farm at Miami International Airport.

Fire breaks out at Egyptian Interior Ministry in aftermath of protestupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 16:11:00

A fire broke out in the Egyptian Interior Ministry on Tuesday in downtown Cairo following a protest earlier in the day.

A fire kills two brothersupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 14:15:00

An apartment fire kills two brothers while a neighbor is able to save the third. KATU reports.

Oregon man saves baby tossed from burning buildingupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 14:15:00

Making the catch was never a life or death matter for Jeff Bryant until a baby dropped from a burning apartment building in a Portland, Oregon, suburb fell into his hands Saturday morning.

Philadelphia house fire leaves mother and children deadupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 13:54:00

A raging fire that damaged five homes in a northeast Philadelphia neighborhood left a mother and her three children dead early Thursday morning, fire officials said.

Fire destroys 25 boats at North Carolina marinaupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 11:30:00

Fire has destroyed at least 25 boats at a marina near Washington, North Carolina.

Apartment fire kills 5 people in Washingtonupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 16:05:00

Five people, including four children, were killed after a fire broke out early Saturday in an apartment building in Redmond, Washington, a police spokesman said.

5 dead in Washington apartment fireupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 16:05:00

Investigators say five people were killed in a blaze at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington.

Baltimore fire kills 6updated: Tue Dec 14 2010 09:56:00

A fire killed six people in Baltimore, Maryland Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Massive prison fire kills dozensupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 07:00:00

Dozens of inmates are dead in a fire at a prison in Chile. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Deadly apartment fire in Shanghaiupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 09:20:00

Several people were killed after a high-rise apartment building caught fire in Shanghai, China.

California fire scene: 'Like a moonscape'updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 22:45:00

Firefighters have fully contained a massive gas-fueled blaze in California that killed four people, while search efforts and attempts to determine the cause of the fire were still under way on Friday.

Prosecutor says staff were in separate room as fatal fire broke outupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 12:43:00

Medical staff at a Romanian hospital where five newborns died were in another room, apparently having a celebration, when the fatal fire broke out, the chief prosecutor in charge of the investigation said Friday.

Six dead in Oklahoma house fireupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 16:49:00

Bodies are removed from the wreckage of a charred home in Oklahoma where several children are believed to have died.

Details emerge about fatal Staten Island house fireupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 11:57:00

A boy a New York tabloid tabbed a "suicidal teenage pyromaniac" was actually a murder victim, a spokeswoman for the New York City Medical Examiner's office said Thursday.

Mother, four children die in house fireupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 09:50:00

An early morning house fire killed a mother and four children Thursday, the New York Fire Department said.

New Jersey fire kills 4, injures 3updated: Wed Jun 30 2010 18:26:00

Firefighters sifted through debris Wednesday morning after a three-alarm fire ripped through three homes in Paterson, New Jersey, leaving four people dead and three hospitalized.

Fire destroys hundreds of homes in slum near Manilaupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 20:18:00

A massive fire destroyed about 600 homes Sunday in a shantytown outside the Philippines capital, displacing some 2,500 families, fire officials said.

Shoe prints, tapes link suspects to Texas church arsonsupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 09:49:00

Shoe prints left behind at the scene of several church fires in east Texas, as well as surveillance tapes and witness accounts, led police to two men now charged in one blaze and suspected in a string of others, according to court documents.

Arson suspected in fire that killed fiveupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 11:58:00

Investigators suspect arson in a fire that killed five Guatemalan immigrants in Brooklyn, they said Monday.

Fire engulfs London apartmentsupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 08:12:00

150 people were evacuated after fire engulfed a building site and apartment block in south London.

310 evacuated after huge fire in Londonupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 08:12:00

Authorities evacuated 310 people from their homes early Thursday because of a major fire at a building site and nearby apartments in south London, fire officials and police said.

Station fire caused by arsonupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 22:55:00

Investigators say a massive fire that has charred more than 147,000 acres in southern California was caused by arson.

Arson caused California blaze, officials sayupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 08:50:00

A massive fire that has charred more than 147,000 acres in Southern California and destroyed dozens of homes north of Los Angeles was caused by arson, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman said Thursday.

California fire evacuationsupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 13:01:00

Brian Todd reports on the scramble to evacuate people from areas threatened by Los Angeles fires.,

Firefighters close to containing half of Station fireupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 13:01:00

An increase in humidity on Thursday has helped firefighters in southern California get a handle on the massive fire that has charred nearly 145,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes.

Investigation under way into cause of Station fireupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 22:26:00

The investigation into the massive Station fire north of Los Angeles is underway with authorities working to determine how the raging fire started, fire officials in California said Wednesday.

Several killed in London blazeupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 12:08:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on a London apartment fire in which several were killed.

Six killed in London high-rise fireupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 12:08:00

Six people were killed, including three children, when a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building in south London on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Pennsylvania firefighter charged in two arsonsupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 09:06:00

A firefighter in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, was arrested Monday in connection with two recent arson incidents, authorities said.

Firefighters battle blaze in central Londonupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 16:16:00

A fire raged for hours in central London Wednesday, sending black smoke high into the air over the city.

Fire in downtown Londonupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 16:16:00

A fire broke out in central London Wednesday, sending black smoke high into the air over the city.

Arson suspect arrestedupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 13:15:00

A man has been arrested in connection with a string of arsons in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

18th arson of the year burns in Pennsylvania townupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 13:05:00

A fire on the back porch of a home in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, was the town's 18th arson fire of the year, authorities determined Wednesday morning.

Four more Pennsylvania fires ruled to be arsonsupdated: Sat Jan 31 2009 15:58:00

Four more fires were deliberately set early Saturday in an area of eastern Pennsylvania plagued by arsons, authorities said.

Who's behind wave of arsons?updated: Sat Jan 31 2009 15:58:00

The small city of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, has its 14th suspected arson this month alone. CNN's Josh Levs reports.

New fire reported in Coatesville; ATF investigatesupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 11:45:00

Federal agents are investigating another suspicious fire in a Pennsylvania town that has endured a string of arsons, a spokesman said Wednesday.

Historic ship blaze blamed on vacuum cleanerupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 09:29:00

An industrial vacuum cleaner left switched on inside the historic Cutty Sark ship was the most likely cause of the fire last year that gutted the 19th-century tea clipper, police said Tuesday.

Channel Tunnel services resume after blazeupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 04:40:00

Eurostar passenger trains were running again Saturday through the Channel Tunnel between England and France after authorities extinguished a fire that burned for nearly 22 hours.

Fire erupts at Channel Tunnelupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 04:40:00

Firefighers at Folkestone, England respond to the channel tunnel fire.

Channel Tunnel services to resume after 22-hour fireupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 20:19:00

Train service through the Channel Tunnel between England and France is set to resume Saturday morning after authorities extinguished a fire that burned for nearly 22 hours, officials said.

Thousands stranded by Channel Tunnel fireupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 02:42:00

Authorities on Thursday halted all traffic running through the 50-kilometer (30-mile) Chunnel after a fire broke out inside the tunnel, which runs between Britain and France underneath the English Channel, Eurotunnel and fire officials said. Nevada Brush Fire Destroys Homeupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 20:00:00

A fast-moving brush fire has destroyed at least one home and damaged several others in a neighborhood in Reno, Nev

Sleeper train fire kills at least 20 in Indiaupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 21:37:00

At least 20 people were killed and five others injured when a fire broke out on a train in southern India early Friday, railway officials said.

Boarding house fire kills 6 in S. Koreaupdated: Fri Jul 25 2008 04:35:00

A fire at a boarding house early Friday killed five men and one woman, injuring 11 other people, South Korea's Yonhap news service reported.

Adult, child leap to deaths from burning buildingupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 04:08:00

A 45-year-old man and a 5-year-old boy leapt to their deaths Tuesday after a fire swept through an apartment building, authorities said.

7-alarm fire destroys buildingupdated: Fri May 30 2008 18:37:00

Smoke pours from a Boston seafood business as firefighters try to put out a blaze. (no audio) Fire Breaks Out on Aircraft Carrierupdated: Sat May 24 2008 01:00:00

A fire aboard the USS George Washington aircraft carrier left one sailor with minor burns

Morocco mattress factory fireupdated: Sun Apr 27 2008 10:20:00

Fifty five people were killed and 12 others were seriously injured in Casablanca.

Fire leaves 150 homelessupdated: Sat Apr 26 2008 21:15:00

A 6-alarm apartment fire left 150 people homeless on Saturday morning in Conneticut.

Flames engulf hotelupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 16:36:00

Fire breaks out at a Lockport, Illinois, hotel.

Germany suspects arson in attack on Turksupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 06:21:00

German police said Friday they suspect arson caused an overnight fire at a house inhabited by three Turkish families in southern Germany.

Huge fire under control at London's Camden Marketupdated: Sat Feb 09 2008 21:14:00

A large fire tore through London's famed Camden Market Saturday night, sending huge flames and clouds of smoke above the city skyline and forcing evacuations, authorities said.

Arson considered in German immigrant fireupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 14:50:00

Police have refused to rule out arson as the cause of a blaze that killed at least nine people - including five children -- at a southwest Germany apartment building Sunday.

Warehouse blaze claims 40 livesupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 12:40:00

A massive fire swept through a newly constructed warehouse in Icheon, South Korea Monday, burning for several hours and setting off a series of explosions that killed 40 workers inside, fire officials have told CNN.

Deadly fire in South Koreaupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 12:40:00

A fire at a cold storage warehouse in South Korea has killed 40 people in Icheon. CNN's Heidi Collins reports.

Massive apartment fire kills 3updated: Tue Jan 01 2008 21:41:00

An apartment fire kills three people and leaves many others homeless in Oak Forest, Illinois. CLTV reports.

Beach house owner 'numb, confused' after fire kills 7 studentsupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 15:34:00

The owner of a North Carolina beach house where seven college students died in a weekend fire said Monday that his family's "lives were just changed forever" by the tragedy.

Trapped workers found deadupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 17:12:00

CNN's John Roberts speaks with Xcel Energy's Tom Henley about a fatal fire at a Colorado hydroelectric plant.

Raging apartment fireupdated: Sat Jul 28 2007 22:19:00

Raging apartment fire

Three die in 'hell' of Houston office-building fireupdated: Wed Mar 28 2007 20:48:00

Three people were killed and at least seven were injured Wednesday in a four-alarm fire at an office building in northeast Houston, authorities said.

Nursing home fire kills 1, hurts 19updated: Tue Mar 13 2007 05:12:00

A fire engulfed portions of a central North Carolina nursing home Monday night, killing one resident and injuring 19 others, a county official said.

Dhaka fire kills 2, injures 200updated: Mon Feb 26 2007 09:41:00

Fire engulfed an 11-story office building housing several media outlets in a Dhaka business district Monday, killing at least two people and injuring 200 others, authorities said.

Second Russian hospital hit by fatal fireupdated: Sat Dec 09 2006 18:31:00

A fire at a mental health hospital in Siberia killed eight people a day after a fire at a Moscow drug treatment facility killed 45 women, Russian media reported.

One dies in University of Missouri frat house fireupdated: Wed Nov 29 2006 08:25:00

A fire broke out at a fraternity house just off the campus of the University of Missouri at St. Louis, killing a person believed to be a student, a university spokesman said.

CNN producer Heyse: 'There is panic'updated: Wed May 24 2006 10:05:00

A massive fire broke out at Turkey's Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul on Wednesday, forcing hundreds to flee as huge plumes of black smoke darkened the sky. CNN's Miles O'Brien spoke to CNN producer Kaya Heyse at the scene of the blaze for "American Morning" shortly after 9 a.m. ET.

Fire breaks out aboard cruise ship; one deadupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 10:12:00

A fire broke out Thursday on the Jamaica-bound Star Princess cruise ship, and one person died of a heart attack, according to cruise line officials.

Fire destroys 'Wallace and Gromit' warehouseupdated: Mon Oct 10 2005 06:42:00

The company behind the new "Wallace and Gromit" film said Monday its "entire history" has been destroyed in a fire at a warehouse containing props and sets.

Paris apartment fire kills 17updated: Fri Aug 26 2005 07:34:00

A massive fire has swept through a seven-story Paris apartment building early Friday, killing 17 people and injuring as many as 30 others, authorities say.

Woman's 911 call: 'My garage is on fire!'updated: Wed Jun 29 2005 20:55:00

Earl Mohlis says he has no doubt the fire that burned down his house last month, killing his wife of 34 years, started under the hood of his 1996 Ford F-150 pickup truck -- and he is suing the company, he says, to prevent more deaths.

Iowa family suing Ford over fireupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 15:15:00

An Iowa man is suing Ford, claiming that the death of his 74-year-old wife was caused by a fire that began in their Ford F-150 pickup truck, which was parked in an attached garage and spread to the house.

Children's sleepover turns deadlyupdated: Sat May 21 2005 12:21:00

A children's sleepover in Cleveland, Ohio, ended tragically early Saturday when fire swept through the white, two-story home, killing nine people, including seven children.

Fourth child dies in Chicago houseupdated: Sat Sep 25 2004 06:50:00

A house fire killed four children Friday night on Chicago's West Side. Investigators described the blaze as suspicious, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

Intense chemical blaze 'very difficult fire to fight'updated: Tue May 25 2004 09:05:00

Chlorine-laced clouds of smoke billowed over Interstate 20 in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, as a warehouse storing pool chemicals burned into Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Apr 05 2004 13:07:00

Even before the cameras started rolling on "The Prince & Me," which opened Friday, co-star Luke Mably had his royal ways in hand.

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