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a Car was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in Daubhill.

AN ARSON investigation has been launched after a blaze destroyed a car just metres from where a family was sleeping.


6 hrs ago | Denver Post

Longmont fire fighters battle blaze near 1st and Martin

Longmont fire fighters responded to a fire that flared up around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening east of Martin and south of First Avenue.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Baltimore News

Woman, 81, killed in St. Mary's County house fire

The State Fire Marshal's Office say the blaze was reported about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington Park.


Related Topix: Lexington Park, MD

Pasadena Star-News

Monterey Park fire truck collision injures 15, one critically

MONTEREY PARK >> Six firefighters and nine civilians were injured, one of them critically, Wednesday after two fire engines collided in a Monterey Park intersection, sending one of them careening into a dim sum restaurant, authorities said.


Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Train Disaster, Alhambra, CA

The Washington Post

Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

Britain's Prince William holding his son Prince George and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive in Sydney Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

WTVF Nashville

3 Rescued From Burning Gatlinburg Condo

A Gatlinburg Fire Department spokesperson said that crews were able to safely get the people off the second floor of the Summit of Gatlinburg, and that they were treated at the scene Wednesday morning for smoke inhalation.


Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN

KNUS-AM Aurora

Victims in Texas blast choose closure over answers

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Related Topix: West, TX, Explosion


Small blaze in LA's Griffith Park contained

Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says the fire early Wednesday burned vegetation in an area between Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre.



Arson investigated in fire that destroyed most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

The San Pedro Elks Lodge, a community landmark and social hub for nearly 50 years, was virtually destroyed early Tuesday in a greater-alarm fire that may have been deliberately set.


Related Topix: San Pedro, CA, Long Beach, CA

Daily Herald

6 residents, 2 firefighters hurt in Chicago blaze

Two Chicago firefighters and a police officer were among eight people injured when a fire engulfed a two-story frame building on the city's South Side.


Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Evergreen Park, IL

Andover Advertiser

Smoker hurt after e-cig explodes

Four fire engines and more than 20 firefighters rescued the woman from the ground-floor flat in Barking, east London, on Saturday afternoon.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBC News

28 people out of homes after Amherst apartment fire

This apartment building was still cordoned off the morning after the fire. Still smells of smoke, reports the CBC's Stephanie VanKampen.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News,

Burnaby News Leader

Cities urged to match slower ambulance response

The province is sticking to its contentious decision to stop dispatching ambulances at high speed for less urgent medical calls and municipal fire department first responders are being urged to adopt the same approach.


The Fresno Bee

Fire destroys most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Star Tribune

Officials: Massive San Francisco fire last month that forced evacuations accidental, not arson

San Francisco fire officials say a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site last month was accidental, not arson.



Chilean Pastor Blames Inferno on Civil Unions Bill

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Michelle Bachelet, Gay/Lesbian

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Woman killed in West Seattle fire

Crews responded to the scene, an apartment building in the 7500 block of 24th Avenue Southwest, about 4:30 a.m. after receiving 911 calls about flames and smoke coming from a third-floor apartment, said Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore.


Related Topix: Seattle, WA

Daily Press & Argus

Two firefighters injured in blaze

A barn erupted in fire on Oak Grove Road north of Barron Road in Howell Township Monday afternoon.


The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Firefighters still extinguishing hot spots at 5-alarm blaze

Firefighters spent Monday morning putting out hot spots on a five-alarm blaze that destroyed a former television news studio near downtown as arson investigators waited to get inside and begin their work.


Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fight continues against wildfires at Chilean port

With all of Valparaiso under military rule early Tuesday, 5,000 firefighters, police, forest rangers, soldiers, sailors and civil defense workers joined in a mammoth fight against wildfires licking around the hilltop shantytowns of this picturesque port city.


Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet, Natural Disasters, Wildfire


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