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China gas explosion

Gas Explosion in China Kills at Least 12 People

At least 12 people were killed and 39 seriously injured Sunday after a gas line explosion tore through a residential neighborhood.
Wichita KS Fire Department

Official: Firefighter Who Collapsed in Wichita (KS) Call Alive Thanks to Quick Action

A veteran Wichita firefighter who collapsed during a house fire Friday night is alive thanks to the quick response of his comrades, said Operations Division Battalion Chief Matt Bowen.
Pittsburgh firefighters after fatal crash into building

Three Dead After Car Crashes Into Pittsburgh (PA) Building Housing Plasma Center

A car crashed into a building housing a plasma center in Pittsburgh on Saturday, killing three people and injuring two others, one critically, authorities said.
Two fire apparatus

Evacuation Orders Prompted by AZ Fire Lifted for Two Communities

People living in two communities in south-central Arizona that were evacuated due to a massive wildfire can now return home.
Firefighter carrying a ladder

Police Arrest 1 of 2 in Austin (TX) Mass Shooting that Wounded 14

Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street left 14 people wounded early Saturday, two of them critically.
Austin police chief on mass shooting

Police: Attacker Wounds 13 in Austin Shooting

Someone opened fire in a busy entertainment district in downtown Austin early Saturday, wounding 13 people.
Fire Engineering news

Wildfires Burn Across UT with Hotter Weather Looming

Several wildfires were burning Friday as weather forecasts called for hotter weather in the coming days.
Firefighter helmet

Flash Floods, Hail Pound Northwestern ND

Utility crews are working to restore power to hundreds of people in northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana after a round of storms smacked the region with heavy rains, high winds and hail.

AZ Wildfires Keep Crews Busy While Temperatures Rise

Firefighters around Arizona are battling numerous wildfires as weather forecasters warn of dangerously high temperatures over the next few days.
Sandy Valley Fire near Las Vegas, Nevada in June 2021

Wildfire in Mountains Casts Plume of Smoke Over Las Vegas

Fire officials said Thursday that crews were battling a wildfire that forced a precautionary evacuation of a Boy Scout camp and cast a huge plume of smoke into the evening sky.