house fire

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Man Starts Fire Using ‘Blowtorch’ To Kill Spider

The Seattle Fire Department says a man used a spray paint can and a lighter to try and kill a spider

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

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Police: 88-Year-Old Was Gunman At Ore. House Fire

Oregon City police have identified an 88-year-old as the suspected gunman at a house fire who wounded a volunteer reserve police officer.


File photo of a firetruck. (Photo by Pamela Martin/Getty Images)

House Fire In Portland Blamed On Fireworks

Firefighters say illegal fireworks ignited vegetation, and the blaze spread to a southeast Portland home.


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Cats Die After Saving Family In House Fire

A family is alive today thanks to their cats, who perished in the fire.


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Two Injured In Tacoma House Fire

Two people suffered serious injuries in a house fire Tuesday night in Tacoma — both remain at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center.

CBS Seattle–01/02/2013

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Elderly Beacon Hill Man Rescued From Burning Home

Firefighters rescued an elderly man who couldn’t walk from a burning home Monday night in Seattle, in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

File photo of the remains of a house fire. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Women Found In Wash. House Fire Had Been Shot

A Washington state medical examiner’s office says the two women found in a house fire in North Bend had been shot to death.


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Snow Globes Cause House Fire

Several decorative snow globes led to a house fire in one local home.