Fire in student apartment block raises Grenfell parallels

LONDON (AP) — A fire that swept through a six-story student apartment building in northern England has raised concerns that authorities failed to learn the lessons of the 2017 Grenfell Tower disaster ...

4 die in fire after being trapped by burglar bars on S. Taiwan home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four family members perished in a fire on Thursday morning (Nov. 14) because they were unable to escape due to the extensive burglar bars installed on their home, while tw...

Egypt says looting attempt causes oil pipeline fire; 7 dead

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say an oil pipeline caught fire when thieves tried to tap into it to siphon off gasoline in the Nile Delta province of Beheira, and at least seven people were killed. ...

3 dead in overnight mobile home fire in central Indiana

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Fire officials say three people have died in an overnight fire in the central Indiana city of Martinsville. The Martinsville Fire Department says fire crews...

Man, woman, young girl killed in Missouri apartment fire

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man, woman and young girl have been killed in an apartment fire in Missouri. Clinton Fire Chief Leo Huff says the fire was reported around 2:20 ...

Dead deer spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...

Taiwanese, Vietnamese suffer smoke inhalation injuries from fire in Taichung dorm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a fire broke out at a migrant worker dormitory in Taichung City early on Sunday morning (Nov. 10), 14 Taiwanese and Vietnamese required medical treatment due to smok...

Video shows wildfire threaten freeway in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wildfire that broke out on the outskirts of western Taiwan's Taichung City spread precariously close to a freeway on Sunday (Nov. 10), sparking fears among motorists...

Despite fires, California wine is doing just fine - for now

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — If you're worried that wildfires might have created shortages of Northern California's 2019 cabernet sauvignon, or even just imparted it with an undesirable smoky flavor, you...

The Latest: Paradise pauses to remember wildfire victims

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of the wildfire that tore through the town of Paradise (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A Northern California tow...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TRUMP WANTED TO HEAR Three words from the Ukraine pr...

A year after deadly fire, Paradise pauses to remember, hope

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California town mostly destroyed by a wildfire is commemorating the one-year anniversary of the blaze with 85 seconds of silence to honor the victims who were kill...

3 Vietnamese workers saved from apartment fire in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Vietnamese migrant workers were rescued from an apartment fire in the northern Taiwan city of Taoyuan on Friday morning (Nov. 8), according to the Taoyuan Fire Depar...

The Latest: 3 firefighters hurt battling California blaze

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Officials say three firefighters have received minor injuries as they bat...

Wildfire in Northern California wine country fully contained

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a massive wildfire that destroyed hundreds of homes and other buildings and forced thousands of people to evacuate in Northern California wine country has bee...