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Ace Frehley’s Home Engulfed in Flames

The home of famed KISS guitarist Ace Frehley was damaged by fire on Saturday. Frehley left the following message on his personal website regarding the fire that was reported at his 1347 Spring Valley Road home in Yorktown Heights, New …

Ripon Fire Forces 26 People to Leave Apartments

A downtown Ripon fire erupted on Watson Street in the early morning of Wednesday that destroyed three businesses and burned through apartments impacting 26 people. Ripon District Fire Chief Tim Saul spoke about the fire. “It was too far ahead …

Thermal Injuries To Blame in Death of Fast And Furious Star

Paul Walker is perhaps best known for his roles in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise. As his Twitter profile describes him, Walker was an “Outdoorsman, ocean addict, adrenaline junkie.” Unfortunately, that spirit of adventure and love of adrenaline seems …

Wyoming Explosion Leaves Workers Seriously Injured
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Around 10:18 am yesterday, a blast was reported at Encana Corp’s Antelope 91-29H facility, a natural gas field established on the Jonah Field of western Wyoming. According to NBC News, firefighters extinguished the flames by 1 p.m. that same day, …

Fire Department Charges Family $20,000 After Their Home Burns Down
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A family in Surprise, Arizona certainly got the shock of their life after their home burned down and they received a bill for almost $20,000. Even though their home was a total loss, they are still expected to pay $19,825 …

Man Saves Family From Fire, Goes Back For Beer
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Meet Walter Serpit, a man who can’t resist Bud Light’s crisp, clean, refreshing taste. WTVM reported that last Thursday afternoon on 43rd St. in Columbus, Georgia, Serpit was sitting in his living room with six adults and two children when …

Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk Millions of Dehumidifiers Recalled for Fire Risk

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 2 million dehumidifiers have been recalled, due to a fire risk. Over 2.2 million units comprise the domestic recall, along with another 52,500 from Canada. The faulty dehumidifiers, which can overheat, …

Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area
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(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just …

Riverside Explosion Destroys House in California

(image) On Friday at 4:18AM, the fire station in the Southern California city of Riverside got a call about an explosion that leveled a house and shook the earth on Cochise Drive. The irruption was so powerful that it ended …

Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time

A potentially-catastrophic situation was fortunately averted when a fire was contained. CBS reported that a shipping and receiving building within the Skywalker Ranch 4,000 acre compound recently caught fire. The ranch is owned by George Lucas, the famous director who …

Fire Shuts Down San Fransisco Bay Bridge

San Francisco, California, firefighters were on scene when a tractor trailer truck caught fire on Interstate 80 and tied up traffic on the West Bay Bridge for over 2 hours this morning. “The truck driver pulled to the side of …

Miley Cyrus Appears In Big Sean’s Music Video

Big Sean’s latest music video for his song “Fire” that debuted on Friday night features Miley Cyrus. The rapper explained why he chose the former Disney star to play a part in his video. “I think Miley did a great …

Fiery Gas Rig in Gulf Could Burn for Weeks
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When a shallow-water gas drilling rig owned by the Hercules Offshore company caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, every worker was evacuated. At first it was just gas blasting out into the air. All the failsafes had failed …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire a ‘Serious Incident”

Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) classified the fire that started on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow Airport in London on Friday as a “serious incident.” The “serious incident” classification is a step below an “accident” on the investigator’s …

New York City Building Explosion in Chinatown

An explosion in a building in New York’s Chinatown has injured dozens of people, including firefighters sent in to fight the blaze. Three people were in serious condition and others, including four firefighters, were less serious with burns and other …

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona
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Nineteen firefighters have been killed battling wildfires in central Arizona near the town of Yarnell. All 19 were part of an elite “hot shot” crew, a group of firefighters who hike miles into the wilderness to clear vegetation and dig …

Indonesia Haze Affecting Singapore, Forest Fires Being Blamed

Indonesia is being asked by Singapore to get control of its forest fires after the pollutant index in the air rose to a staggering 155 on Monday, the highest it’s been since 2006. Officials asked employers to provide masks to …

Postville Explosion Latest In String Of Fires

Postville, Iowa saw rescue crews swarm in early this morning after an explosion rocked a laminate plant. As of now, it’s unknown what caused the explosion at Norplex-Micarta, though an investigation is ongoing. Three people were injured in the blast; …

Elderly Limo Fire: Ten 90+ Women Escape

One month after five women were killed in a limo fire on a San Francisco bridge, ten elderly ladies say they are lucky to have survived their own terrifying ordeal on Sunday morning. The women were headed to a friend’s …

Scotch: 6,000 Gallons Catch Fire In New Jersey
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Scotch, like anything worth consuming, is pretty dangerous around an open flame or anything that creates sparks. So when a truck carrying 6,000 gallons of it hit a car in New Jersey and overturned on Tuesday, it went up pretty …

Fire Kills 119 at Chinese Poultry Plant

A fire that occurred Monday at a Chinese poultry plant has resulted in the death of at least 119 people. According to a CNTV report, the fire trapped employees inside a slaughterhouse in the city of Dehui, located in China‘s …