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4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Singapore ad backfires thanks to Germany Cup run

Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Train Disaster, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

6 hrs ago | WHAS11

Oregon wildfire destroys homes, forces evacuations

Fire managers say a blaze erupted near Sprague River around 2 p.m. Sunday and had mushroomed to nearly three square miles after nightfall.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Sprague River, OR, Klamath County, OR

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Outage: Monorail train evacuated at Disney in Fla

A spokeswoman for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts says dozens of passengers were safely evacuated from a monorail train halted by a power outage.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, California

Observation deck fire at Rockefeller Plaza hurts 6

A fire department spokesman says the fire started just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday and was under control about a half hour later.


The Town Talk

Firefighters gain ground on massive Washington blaze

Firefighters made progress Sunday containing a wildfire that burned 21,823 acres in Washington but are fearful that predicted afternoon thunderstorms could ignite more fires.


Related Topix: Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Wenatchee, WA, Weather, Entiat, WA

Washington fire holds steady; more storms expected

The Mills Canyon Fire, burning near Entiat , was 25 percent contained on Sunday morning, said spokesman Vladimir Steblina of the Pacific Northwest Incident Management Team.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Entiat, WA, Wenatchee, WA

WAND-TV Decatur

Washington fire holds steady; more storms expected

A wildfire burning on about 34 square miles of grass, brush and timber in central Washington did not grow on Saturday, but officials worry that storms forecast to arrive Sunday afternoon could cause explosive growth.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Entiat, WA

CBC News

N.W.T. fishing lodge evacuated due to forest fire

A forest fire has forced guests and some staff members of Plummer's Lodge, on the East Arm of Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories, to evacuate the property Saturday Judy McLinton, with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, says the lodge was warned two days ago to relocate guests and staff.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada


Man accused of starting N. California wildfire

Officials say a 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned more than 41/2 square miles of forested land in northern California.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Shasta County, CA

KCCI-TV Des Moines

'Cake Boss' rescued from boat stranded in fog

Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro's gastronomical gifts were of little help when his 32-foot Boston Whaler got lost in heavy fog in New York Harbor.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Highlands, NJ, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Officials: Hoopa fire was arson

Arson caused the Marshall fire in Hoopa that encompassed about 5 acres on Friday afternoon and was fully extinguished by 10 p.m., Hoopa Wildland Fire Department Division Chief Ralph Brown said today.


Related Topix: Hoopa, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Humboldt County, CA

Brandon Sun

B.C. heat wave increases concerns over forest fire risk

A provincewide heat wave in British Columbia was expected to hit record highs in the coming days, heightening concerns about wildfires.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Heat Wave, Canada

WAND-TV Decatur

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Ohio

Fox News

At least 1 house burned down, several others in danger from wildfire southeast of Athens

Authorities say a raging wildfire southeast of Greece's capital has burned down at least one house and threatened several others.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire

CBS Local

400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near Redding

A wildfire in Northern California has burned more than four square miles and prompted evacuations and road closures near Redding.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Shasta County, CA

National Public Radio

TV's 'Cake Boss' Helped From Fogged-In Boat In NYC

Reality TV's "Cake Boss" has a new perspective on the ingredients for a successful boat trip after he and his family got stuck in the fog in New York Harbor.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Cake Boss, Television, York Harbor, ME

WTMA-AM North Charleston

North Charleston Fire Department Adds Two New Engines to Fleet

The North Charleston Fire Department has a couple of new additions to its fleet of fire engines.


Related Topix: North Charleston, SC

Bellingham Herald

Recalls this week: power adaptors, knives

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows a Gemini power adapter.


Related Topix: Product Recalls, Apple, Startups, iPhone, iPod

ABC News

Hundreds Battle Central Washington Wildfire

Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 30 square miles in central Washington.


Related Topix: Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Entiat, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Surrey Leader

B.C. calls Ontario for forest fire support

B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Weather, Canada,


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