Fires

Only 1 person remains missing from dive boat fire

Sep 4, 2019

Only 1 person remains missing from a deadly fire that tore through a scuba diving boat off Southern California's coast

Gas plant fire in west India kills 4 workers, firefighters

Sep 3, 2019

Police say a fire at a state-run oil and gas processing plant in western India has killed four workers and firefighters

8 killed in deadly California boat fire; 26 missing

Sep 3, 2019

A fast-moving fire engulfed a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast, at least 8 dead and hope diminishing for 26 people still missing

The Latest: Diver says boat that burned was 1 of safest

Sep 2, 2019

A veteran scuba diver who has frequently gone on expeditions on the dive boat where a deadly fire broke out Monday says it and others in its operator's fleet are among the safest and best maintained he's seen

Officials: Campfire caused Utah wildfire that burned homes

Aug 30, 2019

A wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes was 10% contained as of Friday afternoon

Alaska wildfire delays deliveries to peninsula businesses

Aug 30, 2019

Alaska wildfire preventing delivery trucks from reaching Kenai Peninsula businesses

25 killed in fiery attack on bar in southern Mexico

Aug 28, 2019

An attack on a bar in Mexico's Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos has killed 25 people and injured about a dozen and officials say it was apparently overseen by a man who had been recently arrested but released

Philippine ferry fire kills 2, more than 100 people rescued

Aug 28, 2019

The Philippine coast guard says a fire has engulfed a ferry at sea and at least two people were killed while more than 100 were rescued

Fund backed by DiCaprio pledges $5M to Amazon amid fires

Aug 25, 2019

A new environmental foundation backed by Leonardo DiCaprio is pledging $5 million in aid to the Amazon, which has been swept by wildfires

Indonesian rescuers search for 34 missing after ferry fire

Aug 23, 2019

Rescuers are searching for 34 people reportedly missing after a ferry caught fire off Indonesia's main island of Java, killing three people

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