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Defense Will Argue City Inspectors at Fault for Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor’s emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed …

Ohio Warehouse Fire Destroys 7 Buildings

Authorities say a massive warehouse fire in northwest Ohio destroyed all seven buildings on the site. Investigators say the cause of the fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon near downtown Lima is under investigation. The fire was fueled by rubber …

Indiana Insulation Company Rises From Ashes of 2011 Fire

Two years after a massive fire consumed his business, Matt Momper and 75 employees are back in a rebuilt headquarters, with a bigger business than ever. With the headaches of reconstruction behind him, Momper, president of Momper Insulation, sees benefits …

Wiring Caused Fire at Pennsylvania Warehouse Holding Props

Faulty wiring is being blamed for a fire at a Philadelphia, Pa., warehouse where a string band stores its props for the city’s annual Mardi Gras-like New Year’s Day parade. Fire department Commissioner Lloyd Ayers says Monday’s blaze at the …

Holiday Fire Levels Warehouse in Louisiana

Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a Thanksgiving Day fire that leveled a furniture warehouse in Carencro. The fire was reported around 8 a.m. at the warehouse for “All Wood Furniture.” Owner David Duhon got the call about …

Warehouse Fire in Vegas Causes $1M in Damage

Investigators are searching for the cause of a fire that caused an estimated $1 million in damage to a Las Vegas, Nev., warehouse early Sunday morning. Clark County spokeswoman Stacey Welling says it took firefighters about 30 minutes to put …

California Wine Warehouse Arsonist Gets 27 Years Prison

A former California wine keeper convicted of destroying more than 4.5 million bottles in a warehouse fire was sentenced Tuesday to 27 years in prison. A federal judge in Sacramento also ordered Mark Anderson to pay $70.3 million to customers …