Ships, boats, and aircraft from Sri Lanka and India were escalating efforts to douse an oil tanker fire burning for a second day.
Four members of a Louisiana family were killed and a fifth was critically injured when a generator leaked carbon monoxide into their home, hours after they survived Hurricane Laura's deadly winds and storm surge.
An underground fire at an illegal dump in Alabama has been burning since May, but officials are hopeful it will be put out soon.
Beirut, Lebanon. West, Texas. Ammonium nitrate (AN) disasters cause devastation and death, but they don't need to happen at all. Dr. Vyto Babrauskas says there's a straightforward way to secure AN and save lives.
About 300 people in Wales had to be evacuated after a freight train carrying large amounts of diesel caught fire and derailed, British Transport Police said Thursday.
In light of the recent devastation caused by an ammonium nitrate explosion in Beirut, George H. Potter takes a look at similar incidents from the past and lessons learned.
Two people are now confirmed dead following a natural gas explosion that destroyed three row houses in Baltimore.
The same hazardous chemical that was involved in the explosion in Beirut also caused a deadly 2013 blast in West, Texas.
Four Paterson (NJ) firefighters were hospitalized following a fire that lead to the discovery of a clandestine drug operation, according to reports.
A massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands and leaving entire city blocks blanketed with glass and rubble.