All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘fire’

Jessica Chambers: Police Looking For Answers

Mississippi teenager Jessica Chambers was inexplicably set on fire Saturday evening, and authorities have been trying to piece together the final 24 hours of her life. Chambers, 19, went out at roughly 6:30 p.m. to get gas and something to eat at a Courtland, Mississippi convenience store. She then began driving to nearby Batesville to get her vehicle cleaned, according …

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Amazon Fire Phone Fails To Impress Reviewers

Amazon’s Fire Phone is now officially available to consumers in the United States through AT&T. It’s time to see how much interest people really have in an Amazon phone. The device has been rumored for years, and the day has finally come when people can hold it in their hands, and experience the company’s vision for what a phone should …

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North Dakota Oil Fire Extinguished

A large fire that broke out at an oil supply and logistics company in Williston, North Dakota has been extinguished. The blaze, which ignited in an oil patch hub in the western part of the state, grew so hot that fireballs shot hundreds of feet into the air. The fire started at around midnight Monday, and Williston Fire Department shift …

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Amazon Officially Releases SDKs For Dynamic Perspective, Firefly

Amazon unveiled the Fire Phone on Wednesday, and two of the most talked-about features are Dynamic Perspective and Firefly. The former enables the device to track where your head is with a system of cameras and sensors so your perspective when looking at and interacting with the device becomes “dynamic”. The latter enables you to take pictures of physical items …

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Is The Amazon Fire Phone A Game Changer For E-Commerce?

Leave it to the world’s leader in e-commerce to develop a mobile device that you can simply point at an object and push a button to buy it. Do you expect the Amazon Fire to have a significant impact on how people buy products online? Share your thoughts in the comments. After months, or even years of anticipation, Amazon unveiled …

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Tennis Star Fire: Family Of Four Killed At Home Of James Blake

A Florida mansion belonging to ex-tennis star James Blake was set on fire and killed a family on four, police reported on Wednesday. Spokeswoman for Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department, Debbie Carter, said that the house was intentionally set on fire. “There were fireworks placed throughout the house.” She also added that the department is “not looking for a suspect.” The …

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California Bridge Fire Backs Up Traffic From California To Nevada

An accidental fire destroyed the incomplete bridge from California to Nevada on Monday afternoon. One of the bridge’s construction workers was using a blowtorch when strong winds fanned the flames, starting the massive fire. The $32 million bridge burned through the night and turned the erected supports to ash. Because of the fire, there was heavy traffic on  Interstate 15 …

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I-15 Bridge Collapse: Bridge Closed Due To Fire

Who would have thought one construction worker’s careless mistake could lead to a bridge collapse and major traffic jams? On Monday a fire was ignited on Interstate 15 in Hesperia, Calif. by one of the workers at a bridge construction site. The worker’s blowtorch somehow managed to set the wooden supports of the Ranchero Road overpass bridge on fire. The …

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I-15 Bridge Collapse Caused by Fire

The Ranchero Interchange section of Interstate 15 near Hesperia, California is closed following a fire on a bridge section of the roadway. I-15 is a major U.S. highway that connects Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Both lanes of traffic on the interstate have been closed at the site. According to an Associated Press report, construction at the bridge site was …

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Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

A major wildfire is sweeping through the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile which has so far left 16 dead and has consumed at least 500 homes. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said early Sunday that over 1,200 firefighters are at work to contain the wind-whipped flames in Valparaiso and in the suburb of Vina del Mar, with air support from …

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Chile Forest Fire: 4 Dead and 500 Homes Destroyed

A forest fire is raging in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile and firefighters are unable to get it under control. The topography of the city, built around steep hills, is blamed for the difficulty of fighting the blaze. The fire is said to have started on Saturday afternoon on the wooded outskirts of the city. The fire was able …

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McFlurry Argument Ends with Torched Car

Dateline Jacksonville, Florida. WFTV reports that a woman and a man were heard arguing in the line at an area McDonald’s. Witnesses say that the woman kept insisting that the man buy her a McFlurry – the ice cream treats McDonald’s sells. The man refused her multiple heated requests. Sabryna Maré was in the line in front of the couple. …

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