The Latest on wildfires in Utah and Southern California (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Officials say that better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning to nearly 67 square miles (174 square kilometers) and has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins.
Residents of a northwest D.C. apartment building jumped from windows to escape a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning.
A southern Utah wildfire grew again overnight, forcing additional evacuations.
A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday.
The Latest on wildfires burning across the West (all times local): 11:15 a.m.
Authorities say it's been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp.
A woman accused of intentionally setting a fire that killed six of her children more than two decades ago is going on trial in Maryland for a second time.
Several firefighters were injured Thursday, including one seriously, as they battled a massive, four-alarm blaze in The Bronx — which tore though a number of homes and was still burning as of 5 p.m., according to officials.
A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday.
Prosecutors have charged a Milwaukee woman allegedly caught on cellphone video setting a home on fire where a 72-year-old man died.
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.
A suburban Utah police chief said Tuesday he's considering changes to the way stalking reports are handled amid questions about a 911 call a woman made days before her ex-boyfriend opened fire on a car full of children, killing her and her son.
Voices screamed out, "Fire!" Suddenly, the lights went out and it got harder to breathe.
A suspicious fire destroyed a historic train station in Western Pennsylvania, fire officials told Fox News.
Two firefighters are recovering from injuries at a wildfire in southwest Utah that has forced the evacuation of more than 700 people and shut down part of a state highway.
A North Carolina man has been arrested in the death of a man whose body was found in a burned car earlier this month.
A wildfire that destroyed one home and damaged another while forcing hundreds of people to flee a Utah ski town was also hurting businesses Monday that rely on summer visitors.
Authorities say a woman put a plastic bag over a South Carolina's man head and tried to decapitate him with a large knife, but he survived with a split ear.
A Vietnam veteran's young daughter is being hailed a hero for saving her dad from a house fire.
A wildfire is raging in Southern Utah near the ski town of Brian Head and has now consumed almost one thousand acres.
A woman has been caught on cellphone video pouring what appears to be gasoline through the window of a Milwaukee home and setting it on fire.
Firefighters faced hot, dry conditions Friday as they tried to get a handle on a wildfire that has forced evacuations and the closure of a highway through one of northern New Mexico's popular mountain ranges.
The Latest on a wildfire burning in northern New Mexico (all times local): 10:51 a.m.
The man who helped book musical acts at an Oakland, California warehouse where 36 people were killed in a fire last December says prosecutors who charged him with involuntary manslaughter are making him into a scapegoat.
Changing winds are expected to blow smoke from a fire burning outside Flagstaff into the Arizona city over several days.
Authorities say a Florida man who was thought missing is now a suspect in the deaths of three people whose bodies were recovered after a house fire.
A Connecticut city will pay $6.65 million to settle one of three lawsuits filed by the family of three girls who died in a Christmas morning house fire that also killed their grandparents.
At least 34 people were hurt Tuesday in a Manhattan high-rise fire that triggered high levels of carbon monoxide, New York City fire officials said.
Several good Samaritans risked their own lives to save an elderly woman who was trapped inside a Lorain duplex.
A man was arrested Monday in connection with a fire that burned two apartment buildings under construction, damaged adjacent residential structures and displaced 20 people, Los Angeles fire officials said.
The Latest on a fire at a Los Angeles apartment construction site (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say a man has been arrested after a fire that burned a Los Angeles construction site, damaged adjacent structures and injured a firefighter.
Nearly 30 wildfires tore through dry and windy Arizona on Monday, drawing crews from across the Western United States to the state with the most blazes burning in the nation.
Kentucky State Police say a man shot and wounded two deputies trying to serve him with an arrest warrant before the deputies returned fire, killing him.
A man charged in a December fire that killed 36 concertgoers at an illegally converted Oakland warehouse appeared briefly in court for the first time.
Fire has destroyed the home of a Mississippi man charged with killing eight people.
An large explosion caught on a body camera sent people in the area to the ground, showing the dangers emergency officials face daily.
A New York man's mother, stepfather and stepbrother were sleeping when he killed them with a shotgun inside the family's rural upstate home six years ago, a prosecutor said Monday during the start of the defendant's retrial on triple homicide charges.
With these dry conditions and strong winds, it does not take long for a wildfire to get started. A matter of seconds and one spark can send an entire hillside up in flames.
The Latest on charges in a warehouse fire in California that killed 36 people (all times local): 2:30 p.m.
The operator of an Oakland warehouse fire where 36 people died in a fire is experiencing a near mental breakdown following his arrest on involuntary manslaughter charges, his attorneys said Friday.
The Latest on charges filed in the deadly Oakland warehouse fire(all times local): 10:50 a.m.
Officials have ruled the death of a man in an apartment fire in Washington a homicide.
The man blamed for the nation's deadliest structure fire in more than 14 years is the first to appear in court Thursday in Northern California on 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Authorities say autopsies have confirmed that a Pennsylvania mother shot her two young children and then herself before the bodies were found in their burning home.
Authorities say a Pennsylvania mother bought a firearm the day before she and her two young children were found dead with gunshot wounds in a burning home.
The Latest on prosecutors filing charges in Oakland warehouse fire (all times local): 2:45 p.m.
An Oregon firefighter used a burning dollhouse to teach new recruits about fire behavior on Friday, a viral video showed.
The founder of a ramshackle collective who officials say illegally converted an Oakland warehouse into residences for artists and musicians saw himself as a guru and benevolent landlord trying to help people struggling to survive in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area.
Two men have been charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with December's Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed three dozen partygoers in Oakland, Calif.
The Latest on charges in the Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people in December (all times local): 1:25 p.m.
A Georgia family who "lost everything" in a house fire last Friday is finding comfort after their Bible was pulled from the rubble unharmed.
A source close to the investigation tells The Associated Press that two men have been arrested and will be charged with involuntary manslaughter in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed 36 partygoers in Oakland.
Two men behind an Oakland warehouse concert that ended in tragedy when 36 partygoers were killed in a fire are set to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, a source close to the investigation told The Associated Press Monday.
A third body has been recovered from the debris of Wednesday’s deadly blast at a corn mill plant in Wisconsin.
Crews on Friday recovered the body of a third worker from the ruins of a corn mill in southern Wisconsin, two days after an explosion at the facility.
The heads of the two largest public land agencies in the U.S. have announced a joint agreement emphasizing cooperation among federal, state, tribal and local agencies in battling wildfires as the main part of the wildfire season arrives.
A man who was burned in a Virginia house fire has died and his wife faces charges in the incident.
A brush fire on a Los Angeles hillside prompted a major emergency response Sunday.
More than 150 firefighters battled a 30-acre brush fire on a Los Angeles hillside on Sunday that investigators said was sparked by a weed whacker.
Authorities are investigating the cause of a morning fire at a Philadelphia home that claimed the lives of three people, including two children.
Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward in hopes of catching teenagers suspected of igniting a fireworks display inside a grocery store in Atlanta, sending shoppers fleeing and filling the store with smoke.
Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four members of his family.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death penalty of a man convicted of killing his girlfriend and her two children in 2010.
A judge has set bond at $7 million for an Ohio man accused of setting a fire that killed seven of his neighbors, including five children.
A former Iowa fire academy administrator has been given two years' probation for falsifying test scores that were used to improperly certify thousands of firefighters.
The Latest on a wildfire that started at an old log-storage site near Leavenworth, Washington (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Officials have made changes to wildfire evacuation orders near a Washington state hiking and skiing destination, reducing the number of people in homes and cabins needing to leave immediately.
Officials say a wildfire has prompted evacuation orders for 168 homes and cabins at a popular Washington state and hiking and skiing destination.
Authorities in a small Arkansas town say local police and firefighters are being targeted by suspicious fires and vandalism.
An Ohio man accused of starting a house fire that killed seven of his neighbors is due in court.
A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to assault after setting two men on fire more than a year ago now faces a murder charge in the case.
Investigators in Ohio have charged a neighbor with setting a house fire that killed two adults and five children last week.
A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.
A New York woman whose twin toddler sons died in a fire while she went to buy marijuana has been sentenced to a year in jail.
California officials have launched a criminal investigation into the cause of the Gate fire that has burned more than 2,000 acres and caused hundreds to evacuate in southeast San Diego. An Instagram video appears to show the start of the fire.
Firefighters battling a brush fire near the Appalachian Trail in western Connecticut have been dealing with another threat this week — rattlesnakes.
A vast wildfire near the Georgia-Florida state line has sputtered and stalled for days, giving firefighters their best chance yet to stop the flames from advancing near the southern edge of the Okefenokee Swamp.
Military units conducting training exercises at Avon Park Air Force Range accidentally sparked a fire Wednesday afternoon that has since grown to cover 4,000 acres along the Polk and Highlands county line.
A Michigan family’s cat was found alive Sunday by the family’s dog two months after their house went on fire. The cat was found underneath the floor of their home.
Houston-area fire officials say six children have been hurt during a science experiment that caused a small blaze at a preschool.
The estranged husband of one of seven people killed in an Akron house has been detained on a suspected parole violation.
The Latest on a high-rise fire in Pittsburgh that left one woman dead (all times local): 3:30 p.m.
Firefighters battling a vast wildfire near the Georgia-Florida state line are getting a short break after weekend rainfall stalled the growth of the blaze.
Firefighters say multiple people have died in a fire at a northeast Ohio home.
Firefighters say multiple people have died in a fire at a northeast Ohio home.
Georgia transportation officials reported no major delays during the first rush hour since a major interstate overpass reopened for traffic after collapsing in a massive fire.
An early morning high-rise apartment fire in downtown Pittsburgh has left one woman dead, and two residents and two firefighters needing treatment from medical crews.
A South Carolina woman has been arrested after authorities say she set her house on fire and barricaded her family inside.
A mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for two south Georgia towns threatened for days last week by a wildfire that had spread outside the boundaries of the neighboring Okefenokee swamp.
A vast wildfire burning near the Georgia-Florida line may see rainfall this weekend, but officials say it won't be enough to quench any flames.
Barking dogs Maddie and Jax woke up their owner Chastidy Pletten near Bath, South Dakota early Wednesday morning.
Three children died in house fire north of Houston that left three other family members critically injured, a sheriff’s official said.
Despite soaring temperatures and dry conditions, firefighters continue to battle flames in and near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
Grounds crews with plows and bulldozers are working to box in a wildfire threatening small communities at the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia.
A Spartanburg County school bus driver was being called a hero after her bus caught fire Tuesday morning.
The Latest on a vast wildfire threatening communities near the Georgia-Florida state line (all times local): 12:15 p.m.
Officials say a huge wildfire threatening homes near the Georgia-Florida state line is expected to keep growing after recently escaping the boundaries of the vast Okefenokee Swamp.
The Latest on wildfires spreading in the Okefenokee swamp in southern Georgia (all times local): 2:30 p.m.
A mandatory evacuation has broadened as a wildfire near the Georgia-Florida line threatens small communities on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp.
A mandatory evacuation is in place for St. George, Canaday Loop and Moniac residents, the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge said.
The Latest on wildfires spreading in the Okefenokee Swamp in southern Georgia (all times local): 10:40 a.m.
A Red Wing family was evacuated from their burning home Saturday morning, after their dog woke them up.
Several dozen people in Georgia's southernmost county have been evacuated after a wildfire in the Okefenokee Swamp has begun to burn just a few miles from the St. George community.
The Latest on the Georgia wildfire (all times local): 10:15 p.m.