EPHRATA, Pa. — Firefighters responded Wednesday to a fire at a business in Clay Township, Lancaster County. Crews were called around 6:30 p.m. to the Weaver Nut Company in the 1900 block of West Main Street, north of Ephrata. The fire sent thick black smoke into the air. According to...
Orangeburg, SCTimes and Democrat
The son of a Tooky Lane woman rescued his mother after he saw her hanging from a window of her burning home on Wednesday morning, Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Cpl. Jonathan Winningham said. Orangeburg County EMS transported the woman to the Regional Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.
California StatePosted byABC10
Chester, Quincy residents who stayed behind urged to evacuate or seek refuge as Dixie Fire looms | Evacuations, maps, updates
The Dixie Fire is advancing toward the towns of Chester and Quincy, prompting the sheriff’s office to warn residents who stayed behind to get out now.
North Charleston, SClive5news.com
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Emergency officials said a 61-year-old and an 8-year-old child died in a house fire in North Charleston. The fire happened on July 31 at a home on Kraft Avenue. At 4:21 a.m., emergency operators received a call about a fire at the address, and were...
Grand Coulee, WAncwlife.com
Hundreds of lightning strikes Tuesday evening throughout North Central Washington started several wildfires that in many cases crews were quickly able to extinguish with help from heavy rains that accompanied the thunderstorm. Timely rain helped beat down a lightning-caused wildfire that briefly threatened the town of Grand Coulee Tuesday. The...
Oldham County, KYWLKY.com
CRESTWOOD, Ky. — Firefighters battled a blaze at a barn in Oldham County on Wednesday. WLKY's Chopper HD flew over the scene after 1 p.m. The barn is located in the 6600 block of Payton Lane in Crestwood, near Ballardsville. Our crews could see firefighters working to control the blaze.
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Firefighters are at the scene of a building fire at Tucson’s south side Wednesday, Aug. 4. According to a tweet from the Tucson Fire Department, the fire is in the 5300 block of East Ferry Drive. Firefighters said they pulled one person out of...
LODA, Ill. (WCIA) — The Loda Fire chief said no one was hurt after a house caught fire early Wednesday morning. Chief Harold Ecker said the call came in around 6:15 a.m. for a house fire near Jackson and Walnut streets. When firefighters arrived, they saw the east side of the house was fully-involved in flames.
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - An early-morning fire damages a building in Elkhart. It happened at a local factory building around 7 Wednesday morning, according to the Elkhart Fire Department. Firefighters found a paint booth on fire when they arrived. Thankfully, the fire was quickly brought under control, and it didn’t...
Biloxi, MSBiloxi Sun Herald
First responders in South Mississippi are among those who affected by the “delta surge” of new COVID-19 cases. “I have 10 down with COVID right now,“ Biloxi Police Chief John Miller said Tuesday, and said he expects at least five more officers will be out within a week. The city...
Sonoma, CASonoma Index Tribune
Fire officials responded to a small vegetation fire burning north of town, up Norrbom Road. At 5 p.m., Sonoma Fire Chief Steve Akre said the blaze was fully contained. Smoke could be seen drifting in the hills as firetrucks raced to the scene. There were no evacuation orders, and firefighters are still investigating the cause.
Valley Center, CAPosted byTimes of San Diego
A brush fire blackened about three open acres in a rural Valley Center-area neighborhood Wednesday, advancing perilously close to several homes but causing no structural damage before firefighters could subdue the flames. The blaze erupted for unknown reasons near the intersection of Lilac and Old Castle roads at about 1...
Siskiyou County, CAMount Shasta Herald
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Investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire that consumed the Max House Apartments on Main Street in downtown Auburn during the early hours of July 24. “The investigator is waiting on two pieces of evidence to come back from the lab and then he’s hoping to make a cause determination,” said public information office Kimberly Terhune. “He has to analyze that and compare it to all of his other notes to come up with the cause determination.”
Alabama StatePosted byThe Hill
Lightning struck a business in Burnsville, Texas, and set the building on fire. The fire raged for a couple of days and smoke rose in a tunnel. A video of the “smokenado” was shared online. Lightning might not strike twice in the same place, but after it struck a business...
Beckwourth, CAPlumas County News
The Plumas National Forest would like to remind recreationists that Frenchman Lake is closed due to the impacts of the Beckwourth Complex Fire. Work is ongoing to complete fireline rehabilitation and to remove hazard trees that could impact visitors and recreation infrastructure. Firefighters continue to find hot spots within the fire perimeter and need to address them without congestion from visitors.
EnvironmentPosted byCBS News
As crews continue to battle flames in California and Oregon, officials are warning that increased temperatures and fast winds could create dangerous conditions for firefighters this week. "I think we definitely have a few hard days ahead of us," Shannon Prather, of the U.S. Forest Service, told the Associated Press.
Fair Lawn, NJdailyvoice.com
Fair Lawn firefighters extricated a woman from a minivan that rolled onto its side at the Hawthorne border early Wednesday evening. Members of Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue got the victim out through the rear hatch of the Honda Odyssey after it rolled on Lincoln Avenue near Harristown Road shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Vicksburg, MSVicksburg Post
The Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen has made it easier for police officers working for other departments to join the Vicksburg Police Department. The board Monday amended the city’s Civil Service regulations, waiving the physical agility test for experienced and/or certified officers and firefighters joining either department. Police Chief...
Lincoln County, MTPosted byKBZK News
The South Yaak fire near Troy has burned 9,290 acres and remains 10% contained.