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9 min 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.

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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.

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Related Topix: North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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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.

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SFGate

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada

KRNV-TV Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Manufacturing.net

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.

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Related Topix: Explosion

WLKY-TV Louisville

Investigation continues 20 years after firefighter killed in arson fire

Y'S ERICA COGHILL REPORTS FROM THE HIGHVIEW FIRE DEPARTMENT, WHERE THE FALLEN HERO IS STILL REMEMBERED.

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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)

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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.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Whiting, IN

Portland Tribune

Firefighters injured in Oregon City blaze

A third-alarm fire raged inside an Oregon City commercial building Wednesday morning and spread to several businesses before a swarm of firefighters were able to bring it under control.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Clackamas, OR

Ayer Public Spirit

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.

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Related Topix: Vernal, UT

CBS Local

Forest Service To Release Rim Fire Recovery Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in California's massive Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Channel3000

Park officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn

National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say has been burning for weeks.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, US National Parks

Bournemouth Echo

VIDEO: 'Arson not ruled out' after fire destroys A 1.4m home

ARSON cannot be ruled out as the cause of a blaze that destroyed a A 1.4 million house in Poole at the weekend, firefighters say.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

2 firefighters hurt, 9 dogs killed in house fire

Two firefighters were hospitalized and at least nine dogs were killed when a multialarm fire destroyed a northern New Jersey home that apparently was operating without local licenses as a pet sitting business.

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