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2 hrs ago | 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.


5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | WHAS11

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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.


Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ

20 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Smoke alarms werena t working in fatal Encino apartment fire, officials say

Caption: 2 DIE IN APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE Smoke rises from 3rd floor apartment after fire swept through the one unit.


Related Topix: Encino, CA

23 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

Police & Fire: Arson investigated on North McKinleyPolice & Fire:...

A fire at 68 N. McKinley Ave. caused about $20,000 in fire and smoke damage to the single-family home, according to Battle Creek firefighters.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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

Small Fire Forces Evacuation At Tyner Middle Academy

The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around 1 p.m. and responded to 6837 Tyner Road with six fire companies.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Nashville, TN

1 killed in explosion at Arlington garage

Fire officials say one man was killed and another injured in an explosion at an Arlington home's garage while they were tampering with illegal consumer-grade fireworks.


Related Topix: Explosion

Ham and High

Woman accused of attempted murder, arson and poisoning after Belsize Park fire is named

A woman who was charged with attempted murder, arson and poisoning after a fire in Belsize Park has been named.



Retired firefighter pleads not guilty to attack

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Related Topix: Palmer, MA

CBS Local

Woman Accused Of Setting Fire With Burned Bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Fire burning near Casa de Fruta along Highway 152

A vegetation fire is burning along both sides of Highway 152 near Casa de Fruta, halting traffic just a day before the start of the Labor Day weekend.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Kelowna Capital News

Wildfire season will rank among B.C.'s worst

As of Thursday, fires had burned up more than 330,000 hectares across the province and are expected to soon surpass the 337,000 hectares destroyed in the 2010 fire season.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada


Northern California wildfire forces evacuations

Officials say the blaze in the Klamath National Forest near the small logging and gold mining town of Happy Camp took off on Wednesday, fueled at least in part by winds that sent embers far ahead of the main blaze.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Blast At BP Refinery Sparks Fire, Rattles Homes

An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday.


Related Topix: Explosion

WLKY-TV Louisville

Investigation continues 20 years after firefighter killed in arson fire



The Bennington Banner

Explosion at BP refinery, fire extinguished

BP America spokesman Scott Dean said early Thursday that the refinery, which is just east of Chicago, had "an operational incident" on a process unit about 9 p.m. He said in a statement that the plant's in-house fire department responded, and the fire was out by 10:55 p.m. Dean said refinery operations were "minimally" affected and that one ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Oil & Gas, Social Software, Winooski, VT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Explosion at Whiting BP refinery, no injuries reported

An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.


Related Topix: Explosion, Whiting, IN


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