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Large Fire Destroys Apartment Buildings on Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown

Large Fire Destroys Apartment Buildings on Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown

BOSTON —Firefighters battled a destructive six-alarm fire in Charlestown that damaged three buildings. From above, it appears one building in the area of 284-286 Bunker Hill Street is very heavily damaged and at least two neighboring buildings also showed visible signs of damage...

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At Least 5,000 Fleeing Homes Due to 500-Acre Fire in Calabasas, California

At Least 5,000 Fleeing Homes Due to 500-Acre Fire in Calabasas, California

CALABASAS, Cali. – Officials say a car crash is to blame for a massive brush fire that’s forcing thousands of people from their homes in Los Angeles County Sunday morning. Officers say a driver crashed into a power pole, causing it to fall and explode. The wildfire, which broke out …

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VIDEO Huge Blaze Devastates Serbian Orthodox Church in Manhattan

VIDEO Huge Blaze Devastates Serbian Orthodox Church in Manhattan

A huge fire has engulfed a Serbian Orthodox Church in downtown Manhattan, on the day that Orthodox Christians are celebrating the Holy Easter. More than 170 firefighters from the New York City Fire Department are battling the blaze, which has been upgraded to a four-alarm incident. #FDNY members operating at …

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Massive Fire Destroys at Least 2 Homes in Koreatown

Massive Fire Destroys at Least 2 Homes in Koreatown

KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES — A massive fire destroyed at least two homes in Koreatown Friday afternoon, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said. The blaze erupted at a two-story, craftsman-style home in the 100 block of S. Ardmore Avenue around 11:45 a.m. and quickly spread to a nearby residence. A roof on …

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Longwood, Florida: German Shepherd Helped Firefighters Rescue 2 Children From Fire

Longwood, Florida: German Shepherd Helped Firefighters Rescue 2 Children From Fire

LONGWOOD, Fla. – Authorities in central Florida say a German shepherd helped firefighters locate the two young children of his owners in heavy smoke as a blaze destroyed their home. The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the dog named Maxx helped firefighters find the 4-year-old boy …

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Mother, Father, 3 Children Killed in Suburban Duplex Fire

A suburban duplex suddenly burst into flames on Friday night, killing a mother, a father and their three children. Police don’t believe that there was any suspicious behavior prior to the fire, claiming that it was merely an unfortunate accident. Crews arrived and found “heavy fire” blazing from the left side of the duplex …

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VIDEO Apple Shuttle Bus Carrying Employees Catches Fire Near Menlo Park, Calif.

VIDEO Apple Shuttle Bus Carrying Employees Catches Fire Near Menlo Park, Calif.

UNINCORPORATED SAN MATEO COUNTY – A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire Wednesday morning in unincorporated San Mateo County near Menlo Park, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The fire was reported at 6:40 a.m. on southbound Interstate Highway 280 at Sand Hill Road, …

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VIDEO Fire Breaks Out at Disney Festival of the Lion King

VIDEO Fire Breaks Out at Disney Festival of the Lion King

A Disney representative has confirmed that a fire broke out at the Festival of the Lion King Theater at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at approximately 4:15pm. The show, performed at the Harambe Theatre, which was in the midst of the 4pm performance was evacuated. The rest of the shows for the …

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Qatar Offshore Rig Catches Fire, 6 Workers Injured

Qatar Offshore Rig Catches Fire, 6 Workers Injured

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–An offshore rig, managed by a Qatar-based drilling company, erupted in flames on Monday, injuring six workers. This incident marks the second disruption in this past year. Gulf International Service, owned partly by state-run Qatar Petroleum, announced the fire at its GDI-3 rig in a statement on the Qatar …

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At Least 52 People Dead after Prison Riot Blaze in Mexico

At Least 52 People Dead after Prison Riot Blaze in Mexico

Fifty-two people have been killed and 12 wounded in a prison riot in Monterrey, north-eastern Mexico, the state governor has confirmed, just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison nearby. Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, the governor of Nuevo León, said the violence involved a brutal fight between …

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