DETROIT (AP) — Electric vehicle fires pose safety risks to first responders and guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate, according to U.S....
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas authorities are investigating after a body was found in a pickup truck caught on fire.
Police say someone called 911 Sunday night to report the vehicle fire and...
DEQUINCY, La. (AP) — Hurricane recovery workers from Alabama, Louisiana and Florida are accused in the death of a woman whose body was found after Louisiana firefighters put out a vehicle fire....
IRETON, Iowa (AP) — A body was found inside a burned vehicle in a northwest Iowa cornfield.
The Sioux County Sheriff's office said the burning vehicle was reported around 9 p.m. Friday in a...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and one was wounded when police in Tennessee returned gunfire during a vehicle pursuit, authorities said.
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A man wanted in connection with the deaths of a woman and a girl found inside a burning car in Georgia has been arrested.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Two more people have been charged in a vehicle fire at a Florida sheriff's office impound lot.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Pensacola announced federal arson...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say they’re investigating a homicide after a man died in a burning car.
They say multiple calls came around 2 a.m. Saturday about a vehicle fire in...
KYLE CANYON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Fire Department officials say a dead body has been found inside a camper vehicle after a blaze was extinguished.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of a woman found dead last month inside a burned sport utility vehicle near Cheney Lake Park.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 34-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with murder and arson in the deaths of two people found in a burning sport utility vehicle.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a burning vehicle.
Police say the body was discovered inside the sport utility...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Seven cars have been damaged after a parking garage fire at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
Clark County Fire Department officials say crews responded to the...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a fuel tanker driver who was critically injured after the truck exploded in Phoenix has died.
Phoenix police say there's no suspicion of foul play in the death...
LEMMON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in Lemmon have recovered the body of a truck driver after his semi caught fire in the parking lot of a grocery store.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police department is investigating after a woman's body was found inside a burning car.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports DeKalb County police officers...
DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say a 49-year-old man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found this week in her burning SUV.
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a vehicle fire spread to a home at the New Jersey shore, destroying the residence shortly after several people had arrived there to spend the Memorial...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two people were found dead in a Portland vehicle fire.
Portland Fire & Rescue says authorities responded to the fire at North Vancouver Way and...
O'FALLON, Ill. (AP) — Police in southern Illinois say the husband of a woman whose burning body was found inside an automobile has been taken into custody.
HOUMA, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials say a suspicious fire had killed a man and now another man has been arrested on murder, arson and other charges in connection with the blaze.
RIDGLEY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say the remains of an adult and child have been found in a burning vehicle in the driveway of a home north of Kansas City.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to serve over two years in prison for an arson charge in connection with a vehicle fire last year.
Thirty-year-old Walter Hosmer, of Franklin, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit arson and to falsifying physical evidence.
The fire happened Jan. 22, 2018, near the intersection of Little Hill Road and Warner Road in Salisbury.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead after a vehicle fire at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A vehicle fire at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport sent a plume of thick black smoke over the north terminal canopy, creating a traffic nightmare for many.
WSB-TV reports photos show a burned-out white truck or SUV, heavily engulfed in flames Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reputed associates of one of the most notorious organized crime families in New York have been charged with extorting a businessman and torching his Mercedes Benz in New York City.
Gambino family associates Peter Tuccio, 25, and Jonathan Gurino, 25, were arrested Friday and face federal counts of extortion, arson and conspiracy in the 2015 fire, according to court filings.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state fire marshal will investigate the death of a 2-year-old child inside a burning vehicle.
Alaska State Troopers say the child died Thursday afternoon west of Wasilla.
Investigators say the vehicle caught on fire and the child was trapped inside.
GREENDALE, Wis. (AP) — Police in the Milwaukee suburb of Greendale are investigating a fatal vehicle fire.
First responders were called to the scene of a pickup truck on fire about 4 a.m. Sunday. When the fire was extinguished, a body was found inside.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is assisting in the death investigation. The victim has not been identified.
BARRE, Mass. (AP) — Police say after a Massachusetts woman died in an all-terrain vehicle crash, her brother got upset with his sister's boyfriend for her death, so set fire to his truck.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and four dogs died when a recreational vehicle parked outside a Glendale home caught fire.
Officials identified the victim of the Monday evening fire as 53-year-old Lori Campbell and said she was staying with her partner in the RV while the home was being remodeled.
The Glendale Fire Department said Campbell's partner was out of town at the time of the fire.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a body has been found in the wreckage of a vehicle fire near Walt Disney World in Florida.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the fire was reported shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday. The Reedy Creek Fire Department found a victim inside after putting out the fire.
Authorities say the vehicle fire happened on a road near Disney's Epcot attraction outside Orlando.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in the killing of a co-worker at a southwest Missouri residential care home is believed to have died in a vehicle fire.
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says 10 airport workers have suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation when a vehicle pulling a jet to a gate caught on fire.
Lufthansa said that it was still not clear how the fire broke out Monday morning at Frankfurt Airport, but that the cockpit of the empty passenger aircraft was seriously damaged by the heavy smoke. The airline is currently assessing the extent.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they believe two men attacked a homeowner in a "targeted crime" north of Vancouver, Washington, sending him to the hospital.
The Oregonian/OregonLive says investigators responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the man's driveway at about 4 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say they found the victim with multiple injuries.
TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — A Nye County sheriff's deputy was seriously injured when he was struck by a car while responding to a vehicle fire on a highway in Tonopah.
Nye County Sgt. Adam Tippets said Sgt. Duane Downing was in serious but stable condition Tuesday at University Medical Center in Las Vegas.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Officials say they're continuing to investigate after the bodies of two people were found following a vehicle fire in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Houghton County sheriff's office says the dead were Joshua Michael Becia of Portage Township and Jay Henry Stevens of Painesdale. They both were 19.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say the bodies of two people have been found following a vehicle fire in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Houghton County Undersheriff Kevin Coppo says deputies were dispatched to Portage Township on Sunday to respond to a report of a vehicle fire.
WLUC-TV reports firefighters found two bodies inside the vehicle.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police are investigating after a person was found dead inside a burning vehicle.
The Pioneer Press reports the blaze was reported at about 8 p.m. Friday in the Thomas-Dale neighborhood. The St. Paul Fire Department put out the fire.
Authorities say the Ramsey County medical examiner's office is working to identify the deceased and determine the cause of death.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say a body was found after a vehicle fire was extinguished.
A Fayette County Sheriff's Department Facebook post says the Fayette County 911 Center told law enforcement of a vehicle fire with a possible body inside Sunday.
WAGNER, S.D. (AP) — A Wagner man is facing up to 94 years behind bars for nearly running over three police officers at the scene of a vehicle fire in 2016.
Jerrod Zephier has been found guilty of three counts of aggravated assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, as well as three misdemeanor charges. The officers were forced to dive out of the way to avoid being hit when Zephier drove drunk into the area where they were working.
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Investigators in North Carolina are looking into the discovery of a body inside a burning car.
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that its communications center received a call on Sunday about a vehicle fire in Lincolnton. The sheriff's office said in a news release that after firefighters extinguished the flames, they saw the remains of a human body.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A homeless man has died after a space heater he was running inside a truck to keep it warm caused a fire.
Tulsa firefighters said the blaze erupted early Saturday morning at an auto repair shop.
Authorities said the unidentified man was sleeping inside the vehicle and using the heater to keep the truck warm. The heater was attached to an extension cord that ran to another building.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police say the death of a Lawrence man whose body was found inside a burning vehicle is being investigated as a homicide.
Police said in a statement Wednesday that the body of 30-year-old Arnulfo Garcia was found inside the vehicle Saturday morning after firefighters responded to a call of a vehicle on fire in Topeka.
The statement said arson investigators have ruled the vehicle fire was intentionally set. The coroner's office ruled Garcia's death a homicide.
RANKIN, Pa. (AP) — Police say one person was found dead following a vehicle fire in a borough near Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County police say a small sedan was found at an intersection in Rankin just before 7 p.m. Tuesday with the interior smoldering.
After the fire was extinguished, a male victim was found in the driver's seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania firefighter who set fire to his truck in a scheme to cover up raffle ticket funds he stole is heading to prison for up to a year.
The Centre Daily Times reports 63-year-old William Verbeck, of Morrisdale, was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 days to one year in jail after pleading guilty to one count of arson.
CARNEYS POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey are searching for a suspect who set fire to three vehicles and a trash can.
NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/2iKiG9K ) the series of suspicious fires in Carneys Point Township started early Tuesday.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with fatally shooting a man and setting the body on fire inside an SUV.
Anthony Reeves, of Bridgeport, was arraigned Wednesday in the death of 29-year-old Jason Nieves. Reeves was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bond.
Reeves was charged last week with murder, second-degree arson and weapons offenses in the Bridgeport man's killing.
MORRILL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a body firefighters found in a burned vehicle in western Nebraska was that of a 17-year-old girl.
The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday evening that girl's been identified as Lilyanna Martin, who lived in Morrill. Firefighters discovered the body after extinguishing the vehicle fire in a field Friday night, about 3 miles (5 kilometers) south of Morrill.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighters were put to the test when an SUV burst into flames on the FDR Drive.
Authorities say the fire happened Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. Officials say a damaged fuel line on the SUV began spewing fuel, sparking a fire on the southbound lanes of the FDR Drive.
Lanes were closed as firefighters battled the vehicle fire near Midtown. Crews used foam to prevent fuel from spreading across the roadway. The blaze was contained by 4:30 p.m.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the death of a Connecticut man who was shot then set on fire inside an SUV.
The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/2fec9mb ) reports that Bridgeport police Thursday charged 62-year-old Larry Tinsley with conspiracy to commit second-degree arson in the death of 28-year-old Jason Nieves.