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3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Brush fire along Highway 87 in San Jose disrupts morning commute

A small brush fire burned about a quarter of an acre alongside Highway 87 on Tuesday morning between Alma Avenue and Almaden Expressway, according to the San Jose Fire Department.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Houston fire union president resigns over threats

The president of Houston's fire department union has resigned in the middle of contract negotiations with the city after he says fellow firefighters threatened his family.


11 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Fire Guts North Charleston Home

Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a home in North Charleston on Friday morning.


Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Mon Sep 01, 2014


California fires burn cabin, threaten homes

A Northern California wildfire has been contained after destroying a forest cabin, damaging five other homes and forcing about 50 people to evacuate.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Rugby club fire is suspected arson attack

A BLAZE at a rugby club is being treated as a suspected arson attack following the findings of an investigation, say Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service.


The Daily Breeze

Investigators: Dana Point fire suspect had lighter

Orange County authorities say a 27-year-old man arrested while holding a lighter at the scene of a commercial fire in Dana Point has posted bail and was released.


Related Topix: Dana Point, CA, Orange County, CA

Cybercast News Service

Warmer weather expected around California wildfire

Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather


House Fire Was Dog's Fault: Police

A fire in a New Jersey home this weekend appears to have started when a dog turned on the stove, police say, per the Asbury Park Press.


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Weird

Blackburn Citizen

Residents evacuated after fire at Accrington nursing home

Three crews - two from Hyndburn and one from Blackburn - attended the blaze at Springhill Care Home in Fairfield Street, Accrington, at 6.35pm.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Bournemouth Echo

Keep your windows closed, warns fire service as smoke from...

The fire service is warning people to keep their windows closed this morning as they continue to fight a blaze at a rubbish tip in Wareham.


Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

Crews near containment of vegetation fire in Arcata Marsh area

According to scanner traffic, the blaze - first reported on I Street - started around 2 p.m. was threatening the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center on G Street.


Related Topix: Arcata, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Claremont home saved from garage fire

According to a press release, the owner of the house at 22 Chestnut St. noticed smoke in the hallway around 4:30 a.m. He checked the garage and found severe heat and more smoke, then went back to the house to wake his family and get everbody outside.


Related Topix: Claremont, NH

Watertown Daily Times

Fire destroys Moira barn, kills cattle; lightning strike may be to blame

About three dozen cows were killed and three firefighters suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon in a fire that destroyed a barn on Alburg Road in the town of Moira.


Related Topix: Moira, NY

Falmouth Packet

Two people died in the blast and fire in Cumbria

It is thought the two casualties may be firework technicians who had been booked to stage an evening display at a luxury property in Ecclerigg, Cumbria, off the shore of Lake Windermere.


Related Topix: Wedding, Explosion

Halstead Gazette

Woman badly burnt in chip pan fire

A WOMAN was left with severe burns to her face, arms and chest after she attempted to tackle a chip pan fire.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Essex County, England,

Portland Tribune

Early-morning fire destroys mobile home

A Hillsboro man was injured when he went back into a burning mobile home to look for the family dog early Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Hillsboro, OR

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Firefighters Battle Fire Near Times Square

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire in a building near New York's Times Square that's home to a popular Irish pub.


Milpitas Post

San Jose: Japantown fire destroys two buildings

Norman Desumala and his brother-in-law were changing the oil in their cars Saturday afternoon at Desumala's uncle's garage in Japantown when they heard a series of loud bangs.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA


Investigators call fatal fire arson

A southeast Kentucky man is dead and State Police investigators are calling the blaze at the home where he was found an arson.


Related Topix: Kentucky

KHOU-TV Houston

Dog turns on stove, starts fire in N.J. homeDog turns on stove,...

A fire broke out in a home on Norwood Drive on Friday night after a dog accidentally turned on a stove which then burnt a laptop that was on top of the stove, police said.


Related Topix: Forked River, NJ


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