South Lake Tahoe reopens after the Caldor Fire
Evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted for the city of South Lake Tahoe’s 22,000 residents and tourism officials are proclaiming that Tahoe has officially reopened after the Caldor Fire, ...
Arson arrest made after small Antioch vegetation fire
The fire near a walking trail was 5 feet-by-20 feet, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
South Metro Fire Rescue firefighter and paramedic dies of occupational cancer
Anthony “Tony” Palato, a veteran firefighter and paramedic in the metro area died of cancer on Wednesday. South Metro Fire Rescue announced that Palato died in the “Line of Duty.” With great sadness, ...
Northern California Hopkins Fire declared arson, suspect arrested
A 20-year-old Ukiah man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of intentionally setting a fire that burned homes and evacuated hundreds of residents.
California will reopen many of its national forests, but fire threats remain.
More firefighters and the end of summer tourist season were among the reasons the U.S. Forest Service cited in announcing the reopenings.
Fire at south-side auto yard destroys about 40 cars Wednesday morning, IFD says
The fire started about 1:46 a.m. in the 3200 block of South Harding Street, IFD said, and about 40 cars were destroyed in the blaze.
Clinton Township home damaged in fire
Responding to were Annandale Hose Company, Clinton Fire Company, High Bridge Fire Company, Califon Fire Company, Quakertown Fire Company, Clinton Township police, South Branch Emergency Services and ...
Fire at senior living facility apartment in Baltimore County, four residents injured
A fire in a fourth floor apartment of a senior living apartment in Edgemere Wednesday morning injured four residents, including the occupant of the apartment who is in critical condition, according to ...
Orlando fire chief punched 2 while refusing to leave closed North Carolina restaurant, report says
Orlando Fire Chief Benjamin Barksdale punched a father and daughter inside their North Carolina restaurant in July, police reports say.
SAS will fire employees who do not get COVID vaccine | Charlotte Observer
SAS Institute, the largest employer in Cary and an influential technology company in the Triangle, said Wednesday that it will now require its workers to be vaccinated or potentially face termination.
A fire in a power cable from France sends British electricity prices soaring.
A fire in a cable connecting the British and French power systems has sent already overheated British electricity rates soaring Wednesday. National Grid, the British electric power company, said the ...
Canada's Trudeau under fire over high inflation as election race tightens
The leader of Canada's main opposition party on Wednesday said a surge in inflation last month highlighted the failure of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's economic policies, and urged Canadians to vote ...