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Fires

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Bimini Boatyard Temporarily Closed Due to Fire

    In the midst of Bimini Boatyard's 25th-anniversary celebration (and right before a lucrative weekend), the Fort Lauderdale waterfront staple is closed temporarily due to a fire. According to CBS Miami, the fire broke out around lunchtime yesterday. See also: Bimini Boatyard Celebrates 24 Years in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Fire Hits South Shore Tavern and Patio Bar This Morning

    It looks like something dodgy may have gone down at South Shore Tavern and Patio Bar this morning. Fire crews were called to the popular Lake Worth bar in the early hours of the morning to extinguish the flames. According to reports, authorities are suspecting foul play. See Also: Mai-Kai Was Temp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Florida Man Told to Stop Masturbating in Front of Apartment Window Sets Apartment on Fire

    A Tampa man was told by the managers of the apartment complex he lived in to please stop masturbating in front of his windows for all to see. So he set his apartment on fire, damaging the complex and leaving four other residents homeless. It's not clear if the man set the fire because he was emba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Florida Woman Claims to Be God, Sets Her Car on Fire at Gas Station

    A West Palm Beach woman pulled into a BP gas station and doused gasoline on her car windshield and trunk. She then took out a lighter and set the car on fire, claiming she was God. The woman's dogs were reportedly in the car as it went up in flames. The gas station attendant, meanwhile, quickly shu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Fort Lauderdale Firefighters Save Two Puppies From a Fire, Win the Day

    At about 9:15 Tuesday morning, the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department received an emergency call about a residential home that had caught fire. The firefighters quickly jumped into gear, rushed to the engine, and roared over to the single-story home at 850 Arizona Ave., just three minutes after the ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Cryptic Message Scrawled on Wall of Hollywood Pain Clinic That Caught Fire

    A fire broke out at the Hope Medical & Wellness clinic in the 2800 block of Hollywood Boulevard on Christmas night. Now Hollywood police, fire rescue, and the state fire marshal are joining together to investigate a possible connection to the fire and a cryptic message scrawled on the clinic's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Checkers Old-Munchen Reopens in Pompano Beach

    The much-loved German restaurant Checkers Old-Munchen re-opened for a packed house this past weekend. Eager customers threw back boots of beer or slowly filled up on drinks thanks to an eight-part beer tasting menu. Nearby was a German buffet, which staff struggled to keep stocked, as the dining ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Checkers Old-Munchen to Reopen in Pompano

    After a kitchen fire and smoke damage forced the closure of German restaurant Checkers Old-Munchen, owner Mathew Moore said he's ready to reopen the Atlantic Boulevard restaurant in about six weeks. Just in time, he said he hopes, to catch the end of Oktoberfest.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Shawanda Robinson Got Mad at Her Boyfriend, So She Lit Their Apartment on Fire, Cops Say

    Broward Sheriff's OfficeShawanda Robinson​In the second over-the-weekend case involving people lighting -- or attempting to light -- things on fire in domestic disputes, the Broward Sheriff's Office says Shawanda Robinson got mad at her boyfriend yesterday, and ended up setting fire to their a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Lauderdale Man Lives to Tell of Suicide by Housefire

    Around three this morning, Fort Lauderdale firefighters responded to a blaze at a bungalow along 729 SW 15th Avenue. According to the police department's release:As smoke and flames were bellowing (sic) from the residence, three officers saw a man inside. They broke a window, gained entry and bro ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Vengeance Against Cop a Motive in Boca Fire?

    screen grab: WPBF​Let's patch together the clues of last night's blaze at a quadplex in Boca Raton: You've got only one occupied unit. A cop is a resident of that unit, which is upstairs. And there's a piece of graffiti in the vacant unit where the fire started that says, "Cop Killa on deck," as y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Victim Identified in Deadly Tamarac Fire

    Daniel Arnodo, a 26-year-old from Coral Springs, was one of the two people killed Sunday morning in a fire that erupted in his home in the Shaker Village subdivision just north of Commercial Boulevard.The other fatality is a woman, but Broward Sheriff's Office investigators aren't going to name her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Morning Juice: Celebrity Environmentalist Visits The Acreage; Jobless Brides Flock to Plantation

    ​Ugh. A high of 92 today in Fort Lauderdale. Let's cool off with some news.Celebrated cluster crusader Erin Brockovich attracted a crowd of 2,000 for a meeting with activists concerned about the cancer cluster in The Acreage. [CBS4]With Broward's Democratic Party reeling from recent scandals, Brow ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2009

    Local Motion

    Recent releases from Florida acts.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Cause of Fire That Damaged Hollywood Mayor's Law Office Under Investigation

    A street shot of the office building that houses Bober's law officeA fire at the building that houses the law office of Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is being investigated by police for possible arson.According to a Hollywood Fire Department spokesman, Mark Steele, a fire struck in the upper floors of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Our Top Story Tonight: Fire Bad!

    Granted, "stimulus packages" sound a lot more telegenic than they actually are. But one would think that a desperate, trillion-dollar attempt to save the American economy would be a sure thing for the top spot on TV newscast. And it might have been until fire struck in Plantation (pictured).Nobody w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007
  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Trial by Fire

    Amanda Alley died a horrible, fiery death, and the cops had her Iranian boyfriend nailed

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Friendly Fire

    Dr. Razzle Dazzle knows how to turn flames into cash.

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    The Hellacopters

    Rock & Roll Is Dead (Liquor & Poker)

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 16, 2002

    Best Female Rock Vocalist

    Paige Alison Harvey

  • News

    December 4, 1997

    Where There's Smoke, There's, um, Maybe a Fireman

    The volunteer members of the Coral Springs Fire Department don't seem to grasp the concept of imminent danger

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