Residential fires

Tributes are hung on a fence in front of the house that was the site of a quadruple homicide in Colts Neck, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Prosecutors say financial motives led a New Jersey technology executive to kill his brother, the brother's wife and their young children before setting fire to their two homes. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 29, 2018 - 5:44 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey technology executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family over a business dispute, and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of...
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Firefighters battle an early morning house fire on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 in Logansport, Ind. Authorities say four children and two adults are unaccounted for following the house fire. Cass County Sheriff Randy Pryor told reporters at the scene in Logansport that the six are still believed to be inside the home that burned early Wednesday. (Mitchell Kirk/The Kokomo Tribune via AP)
November 28, 2018 - 6:04 pm
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — Authorities recovered six bodies including those of four children Wednesday from the rubble of a burned-out northern Indiana home, police said. The victims of the fire outside Logansport included a 25-year-old woman and her three children, two daughters ages 3 and 1, and a 3...
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This image released by the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, shows Paul Caneiro, who prosecutor charged Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, with aggravated arson. He's accused of setting fire to his own home in Ocean Township, N.J. That fire took place early Tuesday morning before authorities responded to a deadly blaze at the Colts Neck mansion owned by Caneiro's brother Keith and Keith's wife, Jennifer.
November 22, 2018 - 6:58 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for a relative of four homicide victims found at a burning New Jersey mansion says the man is innocent of setting fire to his own house and of "any other potential charges." Paul Caneiro is charged with setting fire to his home Tuesday in Ocean Township. Hours later...
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November 22, 2018 - 6:24 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — In some versions of a story Nov. 21 about the death of a family of four, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a man charged with setting fire to his own home. He is Paul Caneiro, not Caniero. A corrected version of the story is below: 4 in New Jersey mansion fire...
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In this image made from a video provided by WABC firefighters battle a fatal fire on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Colts Neck, N.J. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says the fire has taken multiple victims. (WABC via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 6:38 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — Two children and two adults were found dead Tuesday at a burning mansion that was intentionally set ablaze in an upscale community near the New Jersey shore, officials said. One of the owners of the home is a technology CEO with a relative whose home also caught fire Tuesday...
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In this grab taken from video, made available on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, people place a model of Grenfell Towers onto a bonfire, in London. London police have arrested five people over a video that showed a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire — a video that shocked the families of the 72 victims who died in the 2017 inferno that engulfed the apartment block. (UGC via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 6:36 am
LONDON (AP) — London police said Tuesday that they have arrested five men over a video that showed a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire — an act condemned by bereaved families and survivors of the apartment-block blaze that killed 72 people. The Metropolitan Police force...
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October 15, 2018 - 6:15 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A hazardous materials team was called Monday to investigate a suspicious letter sent to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins, officials said. Police and fire vehicles were parked outside her home, and several people in hazmat suits were seen entering the home. Yellow...
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Volunteers at the Senior Center in Lawrence, Mass. hand out food and supplies, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, in the wake of last week's gas explosions and house fires in the Merrimack Valley. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 18, 2018 - 6:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers filed a class action lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of people who were forced out of their homes for days when dozens of natural gas explosions and fires ripped through three Massachusetts towns. The lawsuit is the first of what's likely to be several filed against Columbia Gas and...
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A worker with Columbia gas stands over an open man hole as the crew works to make sure there are no gas leaks at the corner of Parker and Salem Streets in Lawrence, Mass., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Multiple houses were damaged Thursday afternoon from gas explosions and fires triggered by a problem with a gas line that feeds homes in several communities north of Boston. (AP Photo/(AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
September 14, 2018 - 8:56 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000...
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In this image take from video provided by WCVB in Boston, flames rise from a house in Lawrence, Mass, a suburb of Boston, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Emergency crews are responding to what they believe is a series of gas explosions that have damaged homes across three communities north of Boston. (WCVB via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 10:00 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died after a house exploded amid gas explosions north of Boston, sending a chimney crashing into his car. Officials have identified the victim as Leonel Robson,...
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