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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Extra Crispy: French Fry Truck Burns In Maine

Bring on the ketchup: A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.

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5 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Fatal arson attack targeted wrong house

An innocent family perished in a blaze at their home when it was mistakenly targeted in a revenge attack following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach, a court in England has heard.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Firefighter in critical condition, three injured after blaze at Toronto-area warehouse

The city's overheated real estate market has seen many older homes and buildings plowed down by bulldozers.

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9 hrs ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Houses had to be evacuated after garage fire

THREE houses had to be evacuated this morning after a garage fire sparked safety fears and destroyed a classic car.

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13 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

Four jailed in woman's death; body was found on fire in Alpine

Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing of a woman whose body was dumped and set ablaze last month on a dirt road near the Loveland Reservoir.

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Related Topix: Alpine, CA, El Cajon, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

TheCourier.com

Cause Sought In Blast That Leveled Ohio Home

Authorities searching for the cause of a southwest Ohio explosion that leveled a vacant home began excavating rubble from the basement area.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Explosion

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Hospital reinforces e-cig ban after fire, injury

A New York hospital is reinforcing its ban on electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.

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Related Topix: St Josephs Hospital Health Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

WCTI

Couple gets married in front of burned home

A couple from Ledyard, Conn., got married Saturday afternoon in front of their home, which was destroyed in a fire last week.

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Related Topix: Ledyard, CT, Wedding

Asbury Park Press

NY hospital bans e-cigarettes after fire, injury

A Syracuse hospital is banning electronic cigarettes after a female patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.

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Related Topix: St Josephs Hospital Health Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

ABC News

Phoenix Fire Sends up Plume of Black Smoke

Phoenix firefighters are battling a fire in an industrial area of midtown that is sending up black smoke and is believed to involve an oil tanker.

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Daily Press & Argus

Emergency crews respond to fire in Howell

Howell Area Fire Department and Livingston County Sheriff's Department personnel respond to a fire late Monday night in the 700 block of Griswold Street in Howell.

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Related Topix: Howell, MI, Livingston County, MI

Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn firefighter puts out blaze without waking sleeping occupants

A FIREFIGHTER climbed through an open window, put out a small fire, and left without waking the two occupants who were sound asleep on the settee.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Review

Blast destroys vacant Ohio home, damages others

The Dayton Fire Department says it's looking into the cause of the blast that occurred at about 10:15 a.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Explosion

Journal-Advocate

Fire kills child in Brush

Crime scene tape is visible at a house in the 30000 block of Highway 6 this morning where a fire killed a 4-year-old boy trapped in the basement Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Brush, CO, Fort Morgan, CO, Morgan County, CO, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

KTVK Phoenix

NM, Arizona senators on wildfire tour

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich are planning to visit Arizona and New Mexico to discuss forest restoration and wildfire preparedness.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, US Politics, Jeff Flake, Republican, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Wildfire, Natural Disasters, Senator Martin Heinrich, Reserve, NM

WISH-TV Indianapolis

House demolition nears 6 months after deadly fire

The burned frame of a central Indiana house should soon be torn down six months after a fire there killed a woman and two of her young children.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, IN, Nineveh, IN

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Foote Avenue Fire

Firefighters spent 15 minutes fighting flames at the vacant building. While the garage was completely gutted, surrounding buildings were unharmed by the fire.

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Banburycake.co.uk

Fire at chemical storage facility

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said 15 firefighting pumps are at the incident in Albion Way in Leeds and residents are being asked to keep windows and doors closed.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the... Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, Marijuana

Crescent-News.com

Camp helps firefighter who lost legs in accident

Washington Township firefighter Joe Tadijanac energetically demonstrated how he can sit down on a chair with his electronic prosthetic legs, get down on the floor and get back up.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

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