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London Dreamliner Fire Not Related to Previous Battery Problems

London Dreamliner Fire Not Related to Previous Battery Problems

Duncan Chard/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LONDON) — There is still no word as to what caused Friday’s fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at London’s Heathrow Airport, but British Aviation officials say that it was not linked to battery problems which had p…

Seattle Fireworks Show Marred by Fire

Seattle Fireworks Show Marred by Fire

John White Photos/Flickr/Getty Images(SEATTLE) — An annual fireworks show in Seattle was the ruined by a fire at a boat storage facility on Lake Union Thursday.According to ABC affiliate KOMO-TV, at least six boats were damaged in the fire. Witnesses …

Colorado Fire No Longer Heading Towards South Fork, Officials Say

Colorado Fire No Longer Heading Towards South Fork, Officials Say

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SOUTH FORK, Colo.) — A shift in the winds Friday night has fire officials sounding more optimistic about the fate of the tiny Colorado town of South Fork.
The tourist town in southwestern Colorado is threatened by the “Wes…

Passengers on Ill-Fated Royal Caribbean Cruise Heard ‘Big Explosions’

Passengers on Ill-Fated Royal Caribbean Cruise Heard ‘Big Explosions’

Photo Courtesy Royal Caribbean (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Several passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas said they heard “big explosions” after a fire broke out early Monday morning, charring the stern of the ship and forcing passengers t…

Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Bruno Vincent/Getty Images(FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas were awakened and sent to their muster stations after a fire on one of the cruise ship’s decks early Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
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Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Bruno Vincent/Getty Images(FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas were awakened and sent to their muster stations after a fire on one of the cruise ship’s decks early Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
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Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Ship Catches Fire

Bruno Vincent/Getty Images(FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas were awakened and sent to their muster stations after a fire on one of the cruise ship’s decks early Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
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Avoid Starting a Fire While Grilling this Memorial Day

Avoid Starting a Fire While Grilling this Memorial Day

Fuse(NEW YORK) — Fire officials are warning folks to remember proper grill safety when lighting up the barbecue this Memorial Day Weekend.
David Cherrone, Fire Marshall for Clay Township, outside of South Bend, Ind., says a common mistake is grilling …

Limousine Fire Kills Five

Limousine Fire Kills Five

iStockphoto(SAN FRANCISCO) — Five people were killed and four others injured when a limousine caught fire late Saturday on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge.
The victims were all women in their thirties to forties on their way to a bachelorette party. The …

Ga. Fire Engulfs Home, Takes Lives of Woman, Four Children

Ga. Fire Engulfs Home, Takes Lives of Woman, Four Children

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEWNAN, Ga.) — A woman and four children died in a blazing fire that engulfed a single-story brick home in Newnan, Ga., early Saturday morning.
Alonna McCrary, 28, along with two of her children, Eriel McCrary, 5, and Ni…

More than a Dozen Injured in Kansas City, Mo., Gas Explosion

More than a Dozen Injured in Kansas City, Mo., Gas Explosion

Ablestock.com/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — More than a dozen people were injured after a natural gas explosion ripped through a popular downtown restaurant in an upscale section of Kansas City, Mo.Witnesses say the huge fireball, which engulfed an e…

Brazil Nightclub Fire: Police Arrest Three in Santa Maria

Brazil Nightclub Fire: Police Arrest Three in Santa Maria

EduAndrade/LatinContent/Getty Images(SANTA MARIA, Brazil) — Brazilian authorities have arrested three people in connection to the fire that killed more than 230 people and injured hundreds at a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil, this weekend.The owner …

Over 200 People Dead in Brazil Night Club Fire

Over 200 People Dead in Brazil Night Club Fire

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Over 200 people are reportedly dead after a fire broke out in a night club in Santa Maria, Brazil.Eyewitnesses described a scene of terror with people trying to fight their way out through thick smoke and wha…

Seattle Commuter Bus Bursts into Flames

Seattle Commuter Bus Bursts into Flames

KOMO/ABC News(SEATTLE) — A commuter bus burst into flame on Interstate 5 in Seattle during the heart of the morning commute Friday, but the fire department said the driver’s quick thinking helped prevent deaths or injuries.“The bus driver …

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire After Landing in Boston

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Catches Fire After Landing in Boston

ABC News(BOSTON) — A fire broke out on an empty Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet in Boston’s Logan Airport after a non-stop flight from Tokyo, prompting more safety concerns about the new plane since its 2011 release.The incident occurred Monday morning when…

Three Dead in San Jose Apartment Fire

Three Dead in San Jose Apartment Fire

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — An apartment fire in San Jose, California left a woman, man and child dead late Saturday night, The San Jose Mercury News reports. The blaze reportedly broke out just after 11 p.m. in the 3600 block of Bridge…

Marines Move to Fire Clothes Company After Deadly Factory Fire

Marines Move to Fire Clothes Company After Deadly Factory Fire

STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The United States Marine Corps is acting to terminate its agreement with a North Carolina clothing manufacturer that was believed to be making clothing with American military logos and slogans in a Bangladesh fact…

Factory Workers: We Were Locked In As Flames Spread

Factory Workers: We Were Locked In As Flames Spread

STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images(DHAKA, Bangladesh) — More survivors of the factory fire in Bangladesh that killed more than 100 garment workers this weekend have told human rights and international labor groups they were actually locked in by security gates…

$1,200 a Life: Clothing Company Pays Peanuts to Families of Factory Fire Victims

$1,200 a Life: Clothing Company Pays Peanuts to Families of Factory Fire Victims

STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A company that makes clothes for Sean Combs’ clothing brand ENYCE and other U.S. labels reassured investors that a factory fire that killed 112 people over the weekend would not harm its balance sheet, and also pl…

Fire Kills 112 Workers in Bangladesh Making Clothes for US Brands

Fire Kills 112 Workers in Bangladesh Making Clothes for US Brands

STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images(DHAKA, Bangladesh) — The 100-plus workers who died in a fire late Saturday at a high-rise garment factory in Bangladesh were working overtime making clothes for major American retailers, including Walmart, according to worker…

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