Atlanta police seek masked woman suspected of burning down Wendy’s – Reuters

(Reuters) – Police in Atlanta offered a $10,000 reward and published photos of what appeared to be a masked white woman as they sought the people who burned down a Wendy’s restaurant where a black man was fatally shot by an officer as he tried to escape arrest.

Source: Atlanta police seek masked woman suspected of burning down Wendy’s – Reuters

Nobody was injured in Wendel Road home fire | TribLIVE.com

The fire started in the garage of the home shortly after 5 p.m. friday.

The home is located across the street from West Hempfield Elementary School.

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One woman was home. She and her pets were unharmed by the blaze.

Firefighters arrived quickly and extinguished the fire in the garage before it spread to the home.

The cause of the fire is unknown. Fire marshals are investigating.

Source: Nobody hurt in Hempfield house fire | TribLIVE.com

100 firefighters respond to two-alarm blaze in Southwest DC on Sunday | WTOP

A large fire broke out in an apartment on the third floor of a building at 300 M Street in Southwest D.C. just after 2 p.m. on Sunday.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the blaze that “heavily involved” an apartment in fire and left a number of people in distress, according to spokesman Vito Maggiolo.

The second alarm call went out at that point, bringing an additional 20 fire and rescue units and 100 firefighters to the 10-story building just across the street from Metro’s Waterfront station.

Firefighters controlled the fire and helped a number of people to safety, including some who climbed down ladders, Maggiolo said.

Source: 100 firefighters respond to two-alarm blaze in Southwest DC on Sunday | WTOP

One Person Transported To Hospital After Apartment Fire In Hempfield – CBS Pittsburgh

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One person was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after a fire at an apartment building on Humphrey Road in Hempfield Township.

The fire was called in around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The fire was contained to one unit in the building.

Residents of the building were evacuated and no other injuries were reported due to the fire.

According to the property manager, the building is owned by Westmoreland County Human Services.

The condition of the person transported to the hospital is unknown at this time.

Source: One Person Transported To Hospital After Apartment Fire In Hempfield – CBS Pittsburgh

San Francisco Pier 45 fire burning – CNN

(CNN)More than 125 San Francisco firefighters are battling a four-alarm warehouse fire Saturday on Pier 45, the city’s fire department says.

A quarter of the pier at Fisherman’s Wharf “has been lost to the flames,” according to the San Francisco Fire Department public information officer.
No injuries have been reported. The pier has been fully evacuated, the department says.
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The blaze was first reported at 4:17 a.m. local time (7:17 a.m. ET) and has been contained to a section of the pier.
The Fire Department tweeted a link to live updates.
Officers report the fire caused a partial building collapse on the southern part of the pier, spread to two buildings on the pier and is in danger of spreading to a third, the Fire Department says.

Source: San Francisco Pier 45 fire burning – CNN

Fire Destroys Restaurant In Monroeville – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Pittsburgh

The Overlook Lounge In Monroeville was destroyed by a massive fire on Saturday afternoon. KDKA’s Royce Jones has the story from the scene.


Source: Fire Destroys Restaurant In Monroeville – News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of Pittsburgh

Fire And Explosion In Downtown L.A. Leave 11 Firefighters Injured – Deadline

A massive fire broke out in downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening, touching off an explosion and leaving nearly a dozen firefighters injured.

“There was a significant explosion that caused a mayday report,” Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said in a briefing carried live on Twitter. “This was upgraded to a major emergency category.”

Several firefighters suffered injuries while trying to bring the raging flames under control.

“Tragically, we have 11 firefighters with burn injuries,” Scott said. Their exact conditions were not known.

The fire was initially reported at 327 East Boyd St. just before 6:30 p.m. It started in a single-story commercial building, and quickly spread to other nearby structures.

Source: Fire And Explosion In Downtown L.A. Leave 11 Firefighters Injured – Deadline

10 people without homes, 4 firefighters hurt after large blaze in Etna

ETNA — Multiple homes were damaged by a large fire in Etna Saturday afternoon.

Channel 11 crews confirmed the blaze spread to three homes on Wilson Street before crews were able to contain the flames. According to TribLIVE, four firefighters were injured while battling the fire.

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Source: 10 people without homes, 4 firefighters hurt after large blaze in Etna

4-Alarm Fire In Strip District Destroys Building That Houses Yinzers In The Burgh – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fire crews battled a four-alarm fire in the Strip District that destroyed a building.

(Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA)

Wednesday’s fire was in the 1700 block of Penn Avenue in the building above the Yinzers In The Burgh store.

Pittsburghers will remember this building as the long-time home of Mike Feinberg Company, a party supply store.

Yinzers purchased it a couple of years ago and is considered a must-stop in the Strip District.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Chief Daryl Jones said the blaze started on the third floor of the red-brick building and jumped next door.

Seventy firefighters were on the scene with multiple ladder trucks, attacking the fire and roof.

There is heavy damage to Yinzers and the fire chief said the blaze was under control at approximately 9:20 p.m.

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Jimmy Coen, the owner of Yinzers, says he raced to the building when he got the call and his heart broke seeing the fire.

The owners of other Penn Avenue stores consoled him when he arrived. Coen said that merchandise stored in the building’s basement was saved thanks to the firefighters’ work.

Source: 4-Alarm Fire In Strip District Destroys Building That Houses Yinzers In The Burgh – CBS Pittsburgh