Evacuations

June 20, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. All 157...
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Flames and smoke rise from the Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building in London, early Saturday, June 16, 2018. A large blaze ripped through the building at the Glasgow School of Art late Friday, the second time in four years that fire has damaged the famed Scottish school. (Douglas Barrie/PA via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 3:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Firefighters sought to limit damage to the historic Glasgow School of Art Saturday, after a dramatic fire that ravaged it spread to neighboring properties and led to several evacuations. Officials said there was serious damage to the renowned Mackintosh Building, which was undergoing...
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FILE - In this April 21, 1990 file photo, Mary Dressler steps onto a cooled lava flow which has filled up most of the backyard of her mother-in-law's home in the Kalapana Gardens subdivision in Kalapana, Hawaii. Lava pouring out of Kilauea volcano burned down both Dressler's home and the whole town of Kalapana 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses. (AP Photo/Gary Stewart, File)
June 15, 2018 - 1:38 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses. Memories and emotions overcame the...
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A gigantic plume of smoke rises as the 416 Fire burns near Durango, Colo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 9:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — The threat of hot, windy weather and thunderstorms Thursday posed more problems for firefighters battling a Colorado wildfire that has forced residents of more than 1,000 homes to evacuate and led to warnings for others to get ready to leave. The fire 13 miles (43 kilometers) north of...
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Smoke from a wildfire can be seen rising from the Medicine Bow National Forest near Woods Landing, Wyo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Several thousand people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West on Wednesday. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 10:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West on Wednesday. The blaze in Moab, known for its dramatic red rocks, started in a wooded...
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The sky turns red as the sun sets behind the Rocky Mountains late Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Denver. Several wildfires in Colorado as well as numerous other fires in the interior West have filled the region with high levels of smoke in the air. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
DENVER (AP) — A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West. The fire in central Colorado had burned only about 100 acres...
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Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
June 11, 2018 - 10:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii's Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed into the ocean on a path that wasn't threatening new areas. "We've pretty much thrown everything at this event" since a series of lava fissures began...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Heavy rains have led to more landslide problems in western Pennsylvania, leaving at least two homes in danger of collapse. Allegheny County authorities said in a Twitter post Monday that a landslide in Millville was endangering two homes, neither of which was occupied. WPXI-TV...
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June 06, 2018 - 11:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has evacuated several more government workers out of the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after medical testing revealed they might have been affected by unexplained health incidents that have already hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba, the State Department said...
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Smoke rises from a building in Knightsbridge, central London, as London Fire Brigade responded to a call of a fire in this upmarket location, Wednesday June 6, 2018. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 1:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a fire at London's Mandarin Hotel (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The London Fire Brigade says firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are searching the city's Mandarin Oriental Hotel to make sure no one is inside. A fire at the 12-story luxury hotel on Wednesday afternoon...
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