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Firefighters race to protect Ronald Reagan’s Ranch as Alisal Fire rips...

A smoke column was visible in the distance behind former President Ronald Reagan's Rancho del Cielo in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday afternoon.

Two firefighters injured in ‘smoke explosion’ at three-alarm blaze that destroyed...

Two Portland firefighters were hurt in an explosion while standing outside a burning building Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Portland, officials said.

Spirit Airlines plane catches fire before takeoff in Atlantic City

A Spirit Airlines plane caught fire on the runway of the Atlantic City Airport Saturday, forcing the evacuation of more than 100 passengers and crew, according to airport and airline officials.

Veteran found dead in burning home was stabbed to death, police...

A man found dead inside a burning home more than two weeks ago has now been identified and investigators say he was killed before the fire started.

3 firefighters critically injured after Texas apartment building explosion

An explosion tore apart an apartment building in south Dallas Wednesday morning, injuring at least eight people.

Dixie fire stopped in it’s tracks before surpassing 1 million acres...

When the Dixie fire sparked in Plumas County on a warm afternoon in July, few could have known that it would morph into the monster it soon became. A downed tree, a blown power line fuse and a small ring of fire were all it took to create the second-largest wildfire in California history.

L.A. fire captain burned severely in explosion, sues vape shop and...

A Los Angeles Fire Department captain severely burned in a May 2020 explosion inside a downtown L.A. warehouse has sued the owners of the building and a vaping supply shop housed there, accusing them of hazardous activity, premise liability and negligence.

Reba McEntire rescued by firefighters after stairs collapse on historic building...

Country musician Reba McEntire applauded first responders Wednesday who helped her out of a building in Oklahoma when its staircase collapsed.

Apartment complex shredded by explosion, police say multiple injuries

Part of an apartment building collapsed and multiple people were injured in an explosion at a complex in an Atlanta suburb on Sunday.

Attempted arson during WI police protest results in 5-year prison sentence

A man who was part of a group that tried to burn two buildings on East Washington Avenue last summer during a protest over a man's shooting by Kenosha police pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted arson and was sentenced to five years in prison.