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Chicago High-Rise Fire Kills One, Injures Eight

Chicago High-Rise Fire Kills One, Injures Eight

  Deanese Williams-Harris, Adriana Pérez - Chicago Tribune One person is dead and several victims were injured Wednesday in an extra-alarm fire at a high-rise building in the Kenwood neighborhood that burned through several floors of the building and sent debris...

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Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Grenfell Firefighters Facing Elevated Cancer Rates

Firefighters who battled the Grenfell high-rise fire in 2017 are being diagnosed with cancer at an alarming rate. Britain's Daily Mirror reports that roughly a dozen firefighters, some as young as 40, have been diagnosed with cancers such as leukemia and colon...

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Woman Hospitalized After Syracuse (NY) High-Rise Fire

Woman Hospitalized After Syracuse (NY) High-Rise Fire

Anne Hayes - syracuse.com Syracuse, N.Y.— Dozens of emergency vehicles flooded the entrance to a Syracuse apartment building after smoke was seen throughout the building Tuesday. Around 5:32 a.m., the Syracuse Fire Department received reports of smoke on multiple...

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Fire Engulfs 42-Story High-Rise in China

Fire Engulfs 42-Story High-Rise in China

  BEIJING (AP) — A massive fire sent flames and black smoke pouring Friday from a 42-story skyscraper in central China belonging to the country's largest telecoms operator, but no casualties were reported, officials said. Dozens of floors burned in the China...

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Rochester (NY) High-Rise Fire Claimed a Life

Rochester (NY) High-Rise Fire Claimed a Life

Firefighters responded to a high-rise fire in Rochester's Hudson Ridge Towers Tuesday night that killed a man. The fire broke out on the 11th floor of the building around 7 p.m., and by the time crews arrived heavy smoke was pouring from the building, WROC reports. It...

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