Fires

FILE - This Jan. 2018 file photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a bear, injured in a wildfire, resting with its badly burned paws wrapped in fish skin - tilapia - and covered in corn husks during treatment at the University of California, Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in Davis, Calif. Two female bears badly burned in a wildfire are back home in the Los Padres National Forest. KABC-TV reports recent photos and GPS tracking show the bears are moving around and in good health in the forest after suffering burn injuries in December from a massive wildfire that affected Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The bears were released back into the wild in January. (California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File)
February 18, 2018 - 1:53 pm
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Two female bears badly burned in a Southern California wildfire are settling back into their home in the wild. Los Angeles news station KABC-TV reports that recent photos and GPS tracking data show the bears are moving around and appear to be in good health in Los Padres...
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy throws during a baseball spring training workout, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Duffy is not much of a hitter, a .125 lifetime batting average. But the Royals pitcher acknowledges that earlier in his career, he wanted to slug some teammates. The lefty says the Kansas City clubhouse offered little guidance when he first came up. "We had an extreme...
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February 17, 2018 - 10:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — A large fire has broken out in one of the most important temples of Tibetan Buddhism. The state-run Tibetan Daily newspaper reported that the Jokhang monastery in the regional capital of Lhasa caught fire at 6:40 p.m. Saturday before it was put out. No injuries were reported. The...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 19, 2017 file photo, workers finalize details at a memorial in West Warwick, R.I., at the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 and injured more than 200 people in 2003. A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a deadly nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed due to an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)
February 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed because of an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement Friday. The service had been planned for Sunday at a park...
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This undated photo provided by the Rogers County Sheriff's Office in Claremore, Okla., shows Michael Joseph Jensen, who was arrested on a child neglect warrant Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, for allegedly giving his son advice on how to kill himself. Authorities said the 12-year-old boy suffered minor burns after following his father's suggestion that he light himself on fire. (Rogers County Sheriff's Office via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 12:09 pm
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an Oklahoma man for allegedly giving his 12-year-old son advice on how to kill himself. Authorities said Friday that the boy suffered minor burns after following his father's suggestion that he light himself on fire. Sheriff's Maj. Coy Jenkins said...
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The Community-led organisation, Justice4Grenfell, parades three billboards backdropped by St. Paul's Cathedral as they move around London, Thursday Feb. 14, 2018, calling for justice for the victims of the June 14, 2017, deadly apartment fire. Campaigners for victims of the deadly London Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. (Jeff Moore/Justice4Grenfell via AP)
February 15, 2018 - 3:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Activists for victims of a deadly London high-rise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. Three mobile billboards were driven through the British capital Thursday on behalf of the Justice 4 Grenfell campaign. The group was...
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In this Feb. 1, 2018, photo, the gates of Leather Hill Preserve are viewed in Wingdale, N.Y. A company tied to Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump owns the 171-acre hunting preserve that is being used as a private shooting range, where the sound of rifle fire from a wooden tower and exploding targets has riled nearby residents, neighbors told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 14, 2018 - 3:21 pm
WINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's two grown sons arrived at this tranquil, rural upstate New York hamlet with a bang. A company tied to Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump owns a 171-acre hunting preserve that is being used as a private shooting range, where the sound of rifle fire from a...
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February 14, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three women were killed and five other people, including a child and a firefighter, were injured in a fire at a house that had no working smoke alarms or fire sprinklers, officials in Nashville, Tennessee, said Wednesday. The Nashville Fire Department confirmed the deaths on...
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February 14, 2018 - 9:04 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a parked tour bus for alternative rock band Portugal. The Man caught fire before a show in eastern Iowa. Iowa City Fire Department Battalion Chief Greg Tinnes says no one was on the bus when the blaze broke out a little before 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries...
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This Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 photo by JC Arkham shows a Southwest Airlines jet with emergency slides deployed following Arkham's and his wife's evacuation from the plane at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, Calif. An airport official says one of four emergency slides failed to deploy during a fire in the plane's auxiliary power unit just after pushback, and the malfunction did not hinder the evacuation. The fire was extinguished by the plane's fire suppression system. (JC Arkham via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 8:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small fire that broke out on a Southwest Airlines plane at a Southern California airport led to a confusing and sometimes chaotic evacuation, with some fearful travelers pushing each other to reach the exit, passengers said Tuesday. Lauren Barnett was sitting toward the back of...
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