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Eight Car Fires Reported On Northwest Side

Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Tracy Smith says the fires involved at least eight vehicles and two houses.
8, 2014

Columbus fire officials are investigating a series of car fires on the northwest side early this morning.

Firefighters Contain State Park Blaze

Fire officials say the blaze came within about 100 feet of several homes but none was damaged, and no one was hurt.
April 2, 2014

The fire was reported Tuesday afternoon near Scioto Trail State Park, roughly 50 miles south of Columbus. There was no word on how the blaze began.

Infant Dies In Hilltop Fire

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3, 2014

A makeshift memorial has appeared in front of the west Columbus home where Catherine Neese was killed Sunday afternoon.

Power Restored After Fire; AEP Still Looking For Cause

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February 28, 2014

Power has been restored for downtown Columbus businesses, but American Electric Power says it’s still not sure what caused the fire that led to at least three underground explosions early Friday.

Four People Rescued From Apartment Fire

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Columbus firefighters rescued four people from an apartment complex fire they say started with candles.
December 27, 2013

An early morning apartment building fire on Columbus’ east side forced several families out of their homes.

Mother And Four Children Escape Burning Home

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14, 2013

A Clark County woman says two intruders robbed her and then set fire to her home as she tried to wake her four sleeping children.

Rappers Donate To Ohio Mom Who Lost 5 Kids In Fire

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Rappers Drake (left) and The Game have donated $20,000 to pay for the funerals of five children who died in mobile home fire in Tiffin, Ohio
September 18, 2013

Rappers The Game and Drake are planning to donate $22,500 to an Ohio woman who lost her five children and boyfriend in a mobile home fire.

Body Found In Ohio House Fire Leads To 3 Arrests

Three men are in custody for the murder of 56 year old Rick Rundblad.
17, 2013

Three men have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the body of a man found when firefighters were battling a house fire in central Ohio.

Funeral Planned For 5 Siblings Killed In Ohio Fire

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A fire at the Highland Park Estates Mobile Home Park claimed the lives of one adult and five children.
September 17, 2013

A funeral is scheduled Thursday for five young children killed along with their mother’s boyfriend in a weekend mobile home fire in northern Ohio.

Teen Mother Dies After Saving Baby From Burning Building

Officials say the fire appears to have started in the kitchen of the home at 1272 E. Long St.
15, 2013

A teenage mother who was called a hero for rescuing her five-week-old daughter from a burning building has died.