A large fire tore through a two-unit house early Wednesday in Philadelphia, killing 13 people, including seven children, and sending two people to hospitals, fire officials said. They warned the numbers could grow as firefighters inspected the rowhome, where officials said 26 people had been staying.

A Maryland home was accidentally burned to the ground by an owner trying to get rid of a snake infestation, officials said.

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A teenager on a Father’s Day visit to Newark to honor his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story home early Sunday, authorities and the boy’s grandmother said. The blaze broke out at the single-family residence about 4 a.m. and […]

A Memorial Day celebration ended in an unfortunate house fire over the holiday weekend in Philadelphia. MyFoxPhilly reports: A man who lives in the house where the fire started didn’t want to go on camera, but told Fox 29 he was barbecuing in his backyard. He said he took the meat off the grill and […]