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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The fire near the community of Day had burned through nearly 18 square miles of brush and heavy timber and was threatening 150 structures Friday, two days after it began.
5 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
A state spokesman says there are no reports of injuries from a wildfire that spread rapidly along the Oregon-California border and led to evacuations of ranch families east of Ashland.
9 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
Three schoolboys have been arrested in connection with an arson attack which engulfed a house once owned by members of the Cadbury chocolate dynasty.
13 hrs ago | Vernon Morning Star
The B.C. government is spending $3.5 million a day to fight forest fires around the province, with the total for the year past $106 million and headed higher.
17 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today
Smoke is blowing across the M62 in both directions between junction 32 and junction 33 and on the A1 between junction 42 and junction 41 .
At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.
There are 15 pumps from stations across the county at the scene, along with ambulances and aerial appliances from Leeds, Halifax and Wakefield.
A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.
The section of a wildfire burning close to one of Yosemite National Park's treasured giant sequoia groves died down and got no closer to the grove, park officials said Thursday morning.
The Oshkosh Fire Department says the homebuilt plane crashed Wednesday when it lost power as it was attempting to land.
It might be the most dangerous and disturbing thing people have ever seen a child intentionally do.
Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport agreed to a temporary ceasefire on Wednesday to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.
An Indian court convicted 10 people on Wednesday in a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse, killing 94 children in a horrifying case that focused attention on poor fire regulations in the country.
A "devastating" fire ripped through Eastbourne Pier after one of the arcade buildings caught light at the popular seaside resort.
Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling another fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.
The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:48 pm
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