Fires

Doorbell cameras captured final seconds of doomed flight

Nov 15, 2019

A preliminary report says two doorbell cameras captured the final seconds of a small plane that crashed into a house in New Jersey last month and burst into flames

Egypt says looting attempt causes oil pipeline fire; 7 dead

Nov 13, 2019

Egyptian officials say an oil pipeline caught fire when thieves tried to tap into it to siphon off gasoline in the Nile Delta province of Beheira, and at least seven people were killed

Nigerian firefighters battle huge blazes at market in Lagos

Nov 5, 2019

Nigerian firefighters are batting two fires that broke out almost simultaneously Tuesday at a busy market in central Lagos, the country's largest city and commercial center

London fire chief defends actions in Grenfell Tower blaze

Oct 30, 2019

London's fire commissioner is defending her brigade's response to the June 2017 inferno that killed 72 people at the Grenfell Tower apartment block after an official inquiry said more lives could have been saved if firefighters had acted quicker

The Latest: Plane wreckage lodged in home; pilot missing

Oct 29, 2019

Authorities say a pilot is unaccounted for after the small plane he was flying crashed into a house in New Jersey and exploded

Man shoots, injures 2 outside mosque in France

Oct 28, 2019

French police on Monday arrested a man with past far-right links suspected of shooting and seriously injuring two elderly men who spotted him trying to set fire to the door of a mosque

The Latest: Utility: Power lines may have started 2 fires

Oct 28, 2019

The Pacific Gas & Electric Co. utility says its power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area

Fire erupts as Californians hit with 2nd round of blackouts

Oct 24, 2019

A wildfire has exploded in size in Northern California amid dangerously windy weather that has caused Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to cut power to thousands to prevent fires

The Latest: Storm damage reported in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct 21, 2019

Damage has been reported in parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe storms that earlier spawned a tornado in the Dallas area

The Latest: Utilities president blasts PG&E over outages

Oct 18, 2019

California's top utilities regulator says she's astounded by the lack of basic preparation Pacific Gas & Electric officials took in readying for a pre-emptive power shut-off that affected more than 2 million people

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