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PG&E says electrical blackouts to prevent wildfires could happen for another...

It could take up to a decade for PG&E to improve its electric system enough to avoid implementing widespread intentional power shutdowns to mitigate the risk of wildfires, the company’s chief executive told state regulators at a packed hearing Friday.

Crews using explosives to remove damaged cranes from partially collapsed Hard...

Crews on the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel New Orleans were preparing Thursday to use explosives to demolish the two heavily damaged cranes balanced perilously on the building, a process that could take 24 hours.

Brothers charged for insurance fraud, accused of starting four-alarm fire that...

By last year, the business that brothers Imad and Bahaa Dawara operated in Old City’s busy Chestnut Street tourist corridor was floundering.

Newly released video shows spark that set off Philadelphia oil refinery...

The thick black smoke over her South Philadelphia neighborhood was enough to make Carol White feel as if she couldn’t breathe.

Florida fire captain resigns after being arrested for methamphetamine possession

A Polk County Fire Rescue captain was arrested Wednesday on drug charges and has resigned from his position.

Nor’easter knocks out power to thousands, firefighters scramble to clear downed...

Cape Codders and public safety personnel spent Thursday cleaning up after a nor'easter that caused a mess on the roads by bringing down trees and power lines. High winds and rain overnight Wednesday into Thursday caused flooding, tossed boats ashore, disrupted ferry service and led to power outages to as many as 45,000 Barnstable County customers. Schools in two of the hardest-hit towns, Falmouth and Barnstable, were closed because of impassable streets.

Massachusetts female firefighter makes department history, becomes first woman to command...

Full-time firefighter/paramedic Wendy Ashworth made history last week in the Acushnet Fire and EMS Department when she became the first female member of the department to command an incident.

Jacksonville firefighter featured on “Good Housekeeping” magazine cover with John Cena

A Jacksonville firefighter can now claim to be a cover girl after "Good Housekeeping" featured her and WWE & Hollywood star John Cena together.

Three dead, eight injured after van overturns on Pennsylvania highway

Three people were killed and eight others injured in a van crash Wednesday afternoon near Kennett Square in Chester County, the state police said.

Semi truck goes up in flames, shuts down Milwaukee highway for...

All northbound lanes of Interstate 94 and two southbound lanes were closed at Highway G for approximately four hours Wednesday after a semitrailer fire in Milwaukee County.