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According to Fox 28, a 54-year-old woman survived a house fire Saturday morning after she crawled from her bedroom to the neighbor’s house. Fire crews said the woman was missing her left leg. The fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. on East 26th Avenue. Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Sean Moore said the woman woke up […]

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According to Fox 28, quick work by firefighters on Sunday morning saved a woman from more serious injury, after a chair she was sitting in ignited in flame and she was unable to escape. The woman, who lives with her brother on East Weber Road in North Linden, was taken to OSU Wexner Medical Center […]

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According to Fox 28, Columbus firefighters say a fire that ignited in a first-floor townhome quickly spread to seven others Saturday morning, eventually destroying an entire building at the Vista at Rocky Fork residences. Four families are now homeless after six of the townhome units were destroyed. Two others were heavily damaged. Every resident escaped […]

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This story really hits home for me. Lakisha was a high school friend of mine. She grew up in my neighborhood and I planned to see her the day she died. Please make sure you have working smoke detectors in your home. My thoughts and prayers are with her children and family. Tomorrow really isn’t […]

  According to 10tv.com Columbus Firefighters are looking into the cause of an overnight blaze at an apartment complex off of East Livingston Ave.   Two people were reportedly taken to OSU Wexner for precautionary reasons.  For more on this story click here     SOURCE 10TV.COM  

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Sad news for residents of Remington Station Apartments as they watch a fire destroy their home. The fire department was called to the scene in the 5000 block of Buffalo Run Wednesday afternoon. Just in time as 10 units full of residents escape safely and no one was injured. Reports state that two residents “went door-to-door […]

  Firefighters have responded to a gas explosion on the 2800 block of West Broad Street.  The explosion has caused a second-alarm fire and at least one person has been reported injured. NBC4i has reported that a construction crew hit a natural gas line and a nearby restaurant’s oven sparked the source of the fire.  Crews are […]

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A local Columbus man is credited with saving lives during a fire over the weekend. As an apartment building filled up with smoke and screams, Corey Boykin grabbed a 20-foot ladder from his neighbor’s yard, rushed over, and started helping people down on the third floor. “Yeah, he saved my life, for sure,” said Chase Ray. […]

getty images: She received national attention and even support from the president. Toya Graham was caught physically removing her teenage son from participating in the Baltimore unrest in April 2015. Now, she faces a new battle, one that could leave her family of six homeless. Graham is no stranger to fighting battles, most notably, the […]