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Evacuations underway as wildfire in Washington continues to burn, now up...

A wildfire burning in Grant County is threatening homes and farms near Mattawa. People in more than a dozen homes and businesses have been evacuated and local and state officials have told others living in the area to be ready to evacuate.

One dead, 15 injured after gas leak causes home to explode

A gas company worker was killed and 15 people were hurt in a large explosion that rocked a California neighborhood Monday.

Kentucky fried explosion! Surveillance cam captured blast that destroyed a fast-food...

A blast cut through the stillness of a North Carolina town early Thursday morning, lighting up the night sky and flattening a fast-food restaurant.

Barry weakens to Tropical Depression, flooded much of Louisiana

When Andrew Billiot and Nolan Bergeron returned to their home in Montegut this morning, they were pleasantly surprised.

Firefighters rescue 10 children, one adult from life-threatening rapids

10 kids and an adult became trapped near the top of a waterfall after a calm river turned into a raging rapid after a heavy thunderstorm.

City tells Dallas Fire Rescue gear-cleaning service has been suspended, could...

The Dallas Fire Department is on the warpath after their gear-cleaning service was suspended indefinitely, effectively increasing the risk of cancer among its firefighters. Dallas...

Union immediately rejects mayor’s “illegal” staffing proposal after she interrupts press...

The battle between the mayor of the Rochester, New York and the local fire union has come to a head, with the union dismissing an offer by the mayor to end cutbacks and claiming her “compromise” was illegal.

THC lab caused California strip mall explosion, burned suspect on the...

Authorities are trying to determine whether a business in a strip mall where an explosion and fire occurred late Wednesday in Anaheim was an illicit drug lab.

3,000-acre Maui wildfire prompts evacuations, flights diverted due to smoke

Maui firefighters are busy trying to control a 3,000+ acre wildfire burning on the "Big Island."

Firefighters rescue rookie officer locked in the backseat of her cruiser

A YouTube video has been posted showing some Contra Costa County firefighters coming to the aid of a fellow first responder locked in the back of her patrol car.