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Neighbors remember man killed in Meriden house fire

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Some Hillside Street neighbors are grieving after firefighters say a house fire killed 40-year-old Kevin Appell.

Fire Marshal Steve Trella says neighbors tried to break down the door knowing their friend was inside, but the flames grew too fast. 291 more words


Cicero Landlord Convicted Of Murder In Fire Deaths

CHICAGO (AP)–A suburban Chicago landlord has been found guilty of seven counts of first-degree murder in the deaths resulting from a Valentine’s Day 2010 arson fire. 126 more words


Public inquiry into L'Isle-Verte fire set to open

It was a tragedy that made worldwide headlines and wounded a small town of 1,500 people 27 kilometres east of Rivière-du-Loup.

When veteran coroner Cyrille Delâge opens a public inquiry Monday into the Jan. 776 more words

Government And Politics

Fund Established For Survivor Of Fire That Killed 6

Friends and family held a spaghetti dinner Sunday for the sole survivor of a deadly house fire.

Last month, flames tore through a home in McKeesport killing six people. 36 more words

Links & Numbers

Candle Cited As Cause Of Fatal Versailles Fire

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a fire that killed an elderly man and injured the victim’s son and a firefighter was probably started by a candle. 160 more words


Prosecutors Play Tapes Of Landlord Discussing Fatal Fire

(CBS) – Prosecutors presented a major piece of evidence Friday in the trial of a landlord accused of setting fire to his Cicero building and killing seven people. 171 more words


Mahaska County Fire Claims Man's Life

TAINTOR, Iowa – Investigators are working to determine the cause of a massive house fire that claimed the life of a man in the small town of Taintor Thursday night. 261 more words