Commercial fires

Firefighter Nick Gonzalez-Pomo, of the San Rafael Fire Department, waters down hot spots on a garage Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through the California wine country sending thousands fleeing as flames rages unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 10, 2017 - 11:30 pm
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Southern California wildfire that destroyed 14 buildings — most of them homes — is now 40 percent contained. Fire officials say winds that propelled the blaze across 12.5 square miles (32 sq. kilometers)...
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This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds. (Courtesy of Eric Paddock via AP)
October 05, 2017 - 8:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago — and perhaps Boston's Fenway Park — before setting up his perch in a casino hotel and raining deadly fire on country music fans. Paddock booked rooms...
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August 07, 2017 - 3:12 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire has struck a high-rise in the Dubai Marina for the third time in four days, forcing the evacuation of a beachfront hotel. The Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach said on Twitter that the Monday morning fire was "swiftly brought under control" and that all hotel...
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July 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety improvements, officials announced Monday. The agreement requires Chevron to replace all carbon...
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July 03, 2017 - 1:58 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A company that owns 10 Jimmy John's sandwich shops in the Twin Cities was within its rights to fire six union workers who circulated posters critical of the company's sick-leave policy, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a...
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July 03, 2017 - 10:37 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese emergency services say six firefighters have been hurt while tackling a wildfire near where 64 people died in a forest blaze last month. The Civil Protection Agency says the injured firefighters worked for a private company and were helping public services at the...
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July 02, 2017 - 6:40 pm
YORK SPRINGS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say more than 100,000 chickens died in a fire that destroyed a barn at a Pennsylvania commercial egg farm in Pennsylvania. The blaze at Hillandale Farms in Tyrone Township was reported around 5:45 a.m. Saturday. Tyrone is about 29 miles (46 kilometers) southwest...
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June 30, 2017 - 8:23 am
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An explosion and fire has been reported at a Pennsylvania fireworks company, though an emergency dispatch supervisor says the incident was under control. The (Allentown) Morning Call first reported the explosion at Celebration Fireworks in Slatington. That's about 70 miles (...
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June 27, 2017 - 7:59 am
LONDON (AP) — In a story June 26 about a company that makes paneling for buildings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company, Arconic, supplied the fire resistant paneling model Reynobond FR for use on Grenfell Tower. It supplied the model Reynobond PE. A corrected version of the...
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Armed security officers walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 02, 2017 - 12:27 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an attack at a casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): 12:15 p.m. South Korea's Foreign Ministry says one South Korean has died after being evacuated from the Philippine casino stormed by a gunman. The ministry said the South Korean...
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