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High winds in California

CA Wildfires Destroy Mobile Homes; One Man Burned

Destructive California wildfires driven by intense winds caused damage at two mobile home parks, destroying some trailers, and one person suffered burns.
Fatal plane crash in California

At Least Two Dead in CA Plane Crash that Burned Homes

A small plane crashed in a densely populated San Diego suburb Monday, killing two people, including a UPS driver and an Arizona physician.
High winds in California

High Winds Prompt PG&E to Shut Power to 25,000 in CA

Pacific Gas & Electric began shutting off power to about 25,000 customers in parts of northern and central California early Monday as high winds threatened to damage its equipment and potentially ignite wildfires.
Hoses running from a fire truck

Teen Seriously Hurt in NH Waterfall Tumble

A 14-year-old girl was seriously injured when she fell down a waterfall in New Hampshire.

Huge Fire Extinguished at Oil Facility in Southern Lebanon

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.

Firefighters Have Provided Services to New Ulm (MN) for More Than 150 Years

For many decades, New Ulm residents have made themselves available to douse flames at structures in New Ulm, including large fires at several businesses in the city.

Man Pulled Alive from Rubble of Collapsed Georgian Building

Rescue workers combing through the rubble of an apartment building in the Georgian city of Batumi have pulled out a man still alive more than a full day after it collapsed.
KNP complex fire

Four Hurt by Tree in Wildfire Released From Hospital

Four people injured when a tree fell on them as they were working inside a Northern California wildfire have been released from the hospital.
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One Dead, Others Trapped After Hong Kong Scaffolding Collapses

One worker died and others were trapped Friday when a major rainstorm blew traditional bamboo scaffolding off the side of a building under construction in Hong Kong.

Impact of Forest Thinning on Wildfires Creates Divisions

Firefighters and numerous studies credit intensive forest thinning projects with helping save communities like those recently threatened near Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada, but dissent from some environmental advocacy groups is roiling the scientific community.