Residential fires

Forensic and other police experts examine the site of a fire in an Escape Room, in Koszalin, northern Poland, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Investigators in Poland on Saturday blamed a gas leak in a heating system at an "Escape Room" for a fire that killed five teenage girls and injured a man. (AP Photo)
January 05, 2019 - 3:35 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A faulty heating system appeared to have caused a fire at a house in northern Poland where five teenage girls died while locked inside a recreational escape room that was installed in the rented dwelling, investigators said Saturday. Firefighters in the city of Koszalin found...
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January 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Firefighters in Spain say that three people have been killed and more have been injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in a town near Barcelona. Firefighters for the northeastern region of Catalonia say that the blaze on Saturday also left one baby in...
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December 13, 2018 - 6:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about a large housing development approved in the mountains north of Los Angeles, The Associated Press reported erroneously that several environmental groups supported the deal. Audubon California, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council and others...
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Paul Caneiro appears in Monmouth County Superior Court for a detention hearing on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Freehold, N.J. Caneiro, 51, faces four counts of murder, along with arson and weapons charges, in the deaths of his brother Keith; Keith's wife, Jennifer; their 11-year-old son, Jesse; and their 8-year-old daughter, Sophia. (Patti Sapone/NJ Advance Media via AP, Pool)
November 30, 2018 - 11:49 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman charged with killing his brother and the brother's wife and two children pleaded not guilty Friday, as his lawyers said he loved his family dearly and never would have hurt them. A prosecutor said a financial dispute was behind the killings in the...
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Police officers examine the scene of a house fire, in a Roma settlement adjacent to the village of Richnava, Slovakia, Friday Nov. 30, 2018. Slovak firefighters say five people, including four children, have been killed in a house fire in eastern Slovakia. (Milan Kapusta/TASR via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 7:31 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak firefighters say five people, including four children, have been killed in a house fire in eastern Slovakia. They say in a statement the blaze broke out around 3 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Friday in a four-room house in the town of Richnava. Officials say the children...
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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 - 6:44 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 - 1:49 pm
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — One body has been found inside the burned-out remains of a rural northern Indiana home where fire officials believe four children and two adults died in a fire early Wednesday. The house was largely engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 2 a.m., preventing any...
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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 - 7:58 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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Authorities gather Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Colts Neck,N.J., to investigate the aftermath of fatal fire that killed two children and two adults. Authorities say two adults and two children were found dead the day before at the scene of a burning mansion near the New Jersey shore. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
November 21, 2018 - 10:39 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — A family of four whose remains were found at the burned-down ruins of their New Jersey mansion was slain before the home was set ablaze, authorities said Wednesday, hours after the mansion owner's brother was arrested on suspicion of arson at his own house. Prosecutors...
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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 - 5:59 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 house not far away also...
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