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.
It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.
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.
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.
Four people injured when a tree fell on them as they were working inside a Northern California wildfire have been released from the hospital.
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.
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.
The shooting happened at Gateway Village National Church Residence in Prince George's County.
Thang walked through the store, exiting out the back and shooting people who were fleeing. He then returned to the rear receiving area, where he took his own life.