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GEORGETOWN — The fence in front of the Ponderosa Pet Resort on North Austin Avenue has been adorned with photographs of dogs, their toys, flowers, and signs and cards offering condolences to the owners.
When the voracious Caldor Fire raced through the forested Phillips Tract near Sierra-at-Tahoe, it destroyed dozens of cabins but spared a couple. One was wrapped in what looks like aluminum foil, prompting some to describe it as a giant baked potato or an oversized plate of leftovers.
Firefighters battled the monstrous Caldor Fire on Tuesday, protecting alpine communities and shielding some of the country's most beloved outdoor playgrounds in the Tahoe Basin.
A knife-wielding drunken man attacked a pair of EMTs driving him to a Bronx hospital early Monday — and briefly hijacked their ambulance, officials said.
A 31-year-old woman from Pontiac was hospitalized with second-degree burns on Tuesday after attempting to exterminate bedbugs in her car.
Twelve firefighters in Cambridge were hospitalized after sustaining chemical burns while battling a blaze on Massachusetts Avenue early Wednesday morning, according to fire officials.
An Arlington firefighter on vacation in Mexico was accidentally asphyxiated last week when he became trapped in a window as he tried to enter a bathroom, Mexican law enforcement authorities have concluded.
Police in Texas arrested a man Friday morning who they say hijacked an ambulance at gunpoint and tried to flee with two people inside, including a patient
In September — as a record heat wave crested over Southern California — a couple set off a smoke-emitting pyrotechnic device at a gender-reveal party in a Yucaipa park.
Six people were injured when a home exploded Monday afternoon, scattering debris across a Plano neighborhood and shaking homes up to a mile away. Three of those injured were children, authorities said.