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Skywalker Ranch Fire Caught In Time 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 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 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 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” 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 …

Houston Fire Critically Injures 2 Firefighters Houston Fire Critically Injures 2 Firefighters

Houston firefighters this afternoon responded to a fire at a Bhojan Restaurant in Houston. According to the Houston Fire Department, the blaze injured four firefighters, who were take to hospitals in the area. The call for the fire went out …

Nurse Admits to Murdering 11 in Sydney Nursing Home Fire Nurse Admits to Murdering 11 in Sydney Nursing Home Fire

A 37-year-old Australian Man has admitted to setting a fire at a Quaker Hill nursing home that took the lives of 11 elderly patients and injured another 8. Roger Dean had been working as a nurse at the nursing home …

Jennifer Lawrence Nearly Catches Fire During Hunger Games Party Jennifer Lawrence Nearly Catches Fire During Hunger Games Party

Jennifer Lawrence is becoming one of the hottest actresses in Hollywood, who can seem to do no wrong. Whether she’s smoking some weed with no make-up on, or making a reference to beating Meryl. While she is most likely enjoying …

Bride Killed: Limo Fire Leaves Five Dead Bride Killed: Limo Fire Leaves Five Dead

A new bride and four of her friends were killed in a tragic limousine fire in San Francisco on Saturday. Neriza Fojas had been celebrating her recent marriage with a girls’ night out; all nine women were looking forward to …

38 Die In Mental Hospital; Fire Investigation Underway 38 Die In Mental Hospital; Fire Investigation Underway

38 people died in a horrific fire at a mental hospital just outside Moscow on Thursday night, officials say. The cause is believed to be a short circuit in the wiring. Of the victims, 36 were patients and two were …

Naked Bathers Flee Fire in China Naked Bathers Flee Fire in China

In a life or death situation, emotions such as embarrassment and pride can always be ignored. Bathers in a Chinese bathhouse did just that this week as flames began to engulf the building where they were lounging around in their …

Firefighter’s Helmet Cam Takes Us Through a Year on the Job [VIDEO] Firefighter’s Helmet Cam Takes Us Through a Year on the Job [VIDEO]

Firefighters have a dangerous job – everybody knows that. But it’s rare to see a first-person account of the daily grind of one of the nation’s bravest public servants. One Detroit firefighter compiled footage from a year of fighting fires …

Tokyo Court Orders Apple to Pay for Flaming iPod Tokyo Court Orders Apple to Pay for Flaming iPod

A Setagaya-ku, Tokyo couple won roughly 600,000 yen (about $7,400) in damages from Apple Japan, after an iPod Nano caught fire and burned the woman. There have been complaints of Apple devices getting hot, and lately the new iPad has …

Google Employee Finds Microsoft Campus Fire Google Employee Finds Microsoft Campus Fire

After CES, Microsoft is on fire – literally. Amogh Asgekar, software engineer for Google, posted a video of a fire on Microsoft’s Mountain View campus. It’s hard to see exactly what’s happening with the “shakey cam” in full effect, but …