RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno fire officials say a kitchen fire at a house in Stead that originally was blamed on an exploding oven was started by two teenagers who were burning butane in a marijuana...
WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A Waseca County sheriff's deputy has suffered burns after he stepped on a downed power line while responding to a crash that killed a teenage girl.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has placed a fraternity chapter under interim suspension for violating hazing policies after a former student claimed he suffered a chemical eye burn...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina rescue group is looking for help as it treats a pit bull it says had severe burns and a shattered hip.
Carolina Adopt-A-Bulls says on its Facebook page...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who suffered severe burns while trying to save his neighbor from her burning Baltimore home is now on life support.
News outlets report Pierre Gibbons’ son, Jeremiah...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Yellowstone National Park visitor has been hospitalized with severe burns and could face charges after falling into a thermal pool at Old Faithful Geyser, park officials...
DETROIT (AP) — Twenty people who claim they suffered burns from stream rising out of manhole covers in Detroit are suing companies involved in the operation of steam pipes beneath downtown-area...
BERLIN (AP) — Police say one woman has died from severe burns sustained during a frying pan explosion that also injured 14 at a village festival in western Germany.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An Okanogan County firefighter has been airlifted to Seattle for medical treatment after suffering extensive burns while fighting a wildfire south of Okanogan.
CORSICANA, Texas (AP) — Police say a woman has been arrested after a young girl south of Dallas accidentally scalded herself with boiling water and died when the woman failed to seek medical...
POLSON, Mont. (AP) — A Montana sheriff's deputy will be released from a hospital after suffering burns on his face and hands while helping a stranded motorist.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court is reviving a lawsuit by the parents of a toddler burned so badly on a scorching metal skateboard ramp that he needed special hospital...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a 4-year-old boy suffered severe, untreated burns before he was found dead in a trash bin.
News outlets report charging documents released Monday detail...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who said she suffered chemical burns after being hit by a Portland police flash-bang grenade during a protest is suing for $250,000.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Supreme Court has ruled that a landlord can't be held responsible for burns an infant suffered rolling from a bed onto a scalding radiator.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old South Carolina man has died after suffered burns and other injuries while holding a firework over his head on the Fourth of...
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a woman is recovering from burn injuries from a shotgun blast.
The Valley News reports police said another person fired the gun on Thursday...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 9-year-old Florida girl suffered second-degree burns while playing with a cigarette lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol in the bathroom of her family's...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise police are investigating the death of a disabled man who died of severe burns after he was put in a bathtub of hot water.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces officials say a 56-year-old woman suffered second- and third-degree burns in a mobile home fire that apparently started when she smoked a cigarette while on...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A major burn center in Georgia will soon get even larger.
Doctors Hospital in Augusta is embarking on a $75 million expansion of the Joseph M. Still Burn...
BEEBE, Ark. (AP) — A man who was driving his pickup truck through a central Arkansas Burger King drive-thru has suffered severe burns after the vehicle exploded at the window.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center opened the first burn care center in Idaho at the beginning of the month.
NEWFANE, Vt. (AP) — Firefighters say two people have suffered serious burns in an apartment fire in Vermont.
WCAX-TV reports one of the victims woke up to the sound and smell of flames...
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a propane leak likely caused a home explosion in Worcester that injured two people.
The explosion and house fire was reported Sunday...
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — Two people have been injured in a house fire in Worcester.
Vermont State Police say they were notified of an explosion and house fire on Sunday around 10:30 a.m....
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OREGON, Ohio (AP) — A fire continues to burn inside a Lake Erie docked vessel as Ohio firefighters try to cool the ship in an incident with no injuries.
The fire broke out on the deck of the St. Clair Saturday night at the Port of Toledo in northern Ohio. The cause is still undetermined.
Denny Hartman is chief of the fire department in Oregon, Ohio. He said Sunday morning that the fire apparently burned through the deck and ignited an enormous rubber conveyor belt below.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A worker repairing a semitrailer in Georgia suffered severe burns in an explosion.
DeKalb County Fire Rescue spokesman Dion Bentley tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the explosion occurred Thursday morning at a tractor-trailer repair factory. Bentley says the victim suffered burns from the waist up.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials at a Virginia animal shelter say a dog was set on fire at a city park and suffered burns to over 40 percent of its body.
Richmond Animal Care and Control says in a Facebook post that the male brindle pit bull was tied to a pole in a city park, covered in accelerant and set on fire Sunday night. It says witnesses saw a man wearing multiple layers of pants run from the scene.
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has suffered severe burns after he says an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pants pocket.
Jacob Dudhnath says he had just arrived at work Monday morning in Mamaroneck Monday morning when the battery burst into flames.
The 27-year-old says he began rolling on the ground, and his co-worker Kevin Carrelli says he burned his hands trying to rip the pants off.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting appeals from military veterans who claim they suffer health problems because of open burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that more than 60 lawsuits over the burn pits could not go forward.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch ice skating association says Olympic short track silver medalist Sjinkie Knegt has suffered serious burns after an accident at his home.
The Royal Netherlands Skating Union says in a statement that Knegt's clothes caught fire Thursday morning as he was lighting a wood-burning stove. His left leg suffered third-degree burns.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving house fire in Camden has left three people and a firefighter injured.
The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday on the 200 block of Grand Avenue.
Firefighters found one resident outside the home when they arrived. They soon rescued the other two, and all three were taken to hospitals. Their names have not been released.
STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A construction worker has suffered serious burns in an accident at a site of an apartment complex in Connecticut.
The Day reports the man became injured while trying to refuel a running air compressor at the site in Pawcatuck Wednesday afternoon.
FRANKLIN, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say one person was airlifted to a Boston hospital while another was treated for burn injuries locally after a fire in New Hampshire.
Franklin firefighters say they responded to the two-story home Thursday evening on reports of heavy smoke and fire. The Concord Monitor reports the fire was contained to the kitchen and was quickly knocked down.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Testimony provided in court says a Mississippi toddler who accidentally hanged himself between a couch and wall also suffered cigarette burns to his feet, bite marks and bruises.
DERIDDER, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mother and her boyfriend face a murder charge after authorities said the woman's 11-month-old son suffered severe burns and was left untreated for two weeks.
KPLC-TV reports that 24-year-old Shamira Kimbrough and her boyfriend, 25-year-old Christian Coutee, were charged with second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile.
MUSKEGO, Wis. (AP) — A Muskego woman suffered burns in an early morning house fire but is expected to be OK.
The blaze broke out about 12:30 a.m. Monday, while family members were sleeping. WITI-TV reports a 15-year-old boy called 911, got his 11-year-old sister out of the house then went back inside to save his disabled mother.
He then went next door in the duplex and woke up his aunt, who is blind, and helped her outside.
CORDOVA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman charged with child abuse says her 4-month-son suffered third-degree burns while taking a bath.
News outlets report Memphis police were called to a children's hospital Tuesday morning for a report of an infant suffering third-degree burns from his torso down. Police say the baby also was found to have other external and internal injuries.
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire fire officials say a man has died of burn injuries from a restaurant fire in Dover.
State Fire Marshal Paul Parisi said 49-year-old Richard Romonoski, of Berwick, Maine, died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday.
Parisi said the investigation showed the fire on Saturday outside the Strafford Farms Restaurant involved only Romonoski and the cause of the fire has been ruled incendiary. There are no pending criminal charges in the investigation.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has flown two crew members from a cruise ship after they suffered burns during an accident in the engine room.
The Coast Guard said in news release that the incident occurred Monday aboard the Norwegian Escape. The ship was about 24 miles from North Carolina's coast.
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — Fire officials say a person suffered burns in a fire that caused about $100,000 in damage to a garage in Fryeburg.
WGME-TV reports the fire was first called in before 7:40 p.m. on Saturday. It took firefighters an hour to get it under control. Fire officials did not identify the one injured person, who suffered second-degree burns to his head and arms.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arlington police say a 2-year-old girl died after being hit numerous times with a belt and suffering from a severe burn.
Police were called to an apartment Saturday because a child wasn't breathing. Aniyah Darnell was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. An autopsy will determine her cause of death.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl who suffered severe burns after a fire at an apartment building in east Medford Nov. 2 has died.
The Mail Tribune reported Thursday that Medford Police Lt. Mike Budrea confirmed that Olivia Chapman died at a Portland hospital over the weekend.
Chapman's mother Trish Ellsworth posted on Facebook that the child had endured heart and lung problems since the fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say two workers have suffered burns in an electrical accident a Los Angeles water filtration plant.
The Fire Department says it happened at around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at a Granada Hills facility. Two men were hospitalized in serious but stable condition with facial burns and possibly other injuries.
A third man also was taken to the hospital for examination although he didn't have any apparent injuries.
SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two western Michigan teens have suffered second- and third-degree burns after a tree fort they were sleeping in caught fire.
The fire started about 1 a.m. Saturday in Spring Lake Township, northwest of Grand Rapids.
Authorities say five teens originally were in the wooden structure which was about two feet off the ground. A fire pit was built inside with cinder blocks.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — An employee at a Hawaii Panda Express was taken to the hospital for burn injuries following a suspected gas explosion at the restaurant.
Several businesses in the Kona Commons shopping center were evacuated Monday because of the explosion, West Hawaii Today reported .
Police arrived at 11:38 a.m. Fire crews were already on scene.
CLARKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a natural gas explosion in western Pennsylvania destroyed a home and sent a family to a hospital burn unit for treatment.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about a chemistry accident at a school, The Associated Press misidentified the school. The accident occurred at the High School for Violin and Dance, not the Bronx International High School, another school in the same building.
A corrected version of the story is below:
2 students suffer burns in chem accident at NYC high school
Two teenage girls have suffered burns in a chemistry experiment at a New York City high school