Vehicle fires

A firefighter stands looks over the scene after a jet crashed into a building near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, N.J., Monday, May 15, 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos/NJ Advance Media via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 8:11 pm
CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — A jet struck a building and crashed while trying to land at a small airport near New York City on Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air, authorities said. Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35...
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A firefighter stands looks over the scene after a jet crashed into a building near Teterboro Airport in Carlstadt, N.J., Monday, May 15, 2017. (Aristide Economopoulos/NJ Advance Media via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:07 pm
CARLSTADT, N.J. (AP) — A jet struck a building and crashed near a small airport Monday, killing two crew members and sparking a fire that sent thick, black smoke spewing into the air, authorities said. Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3:30 p.m. about a...
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In this photo provided by the New York City Fire Department, firefighters work to put out a deadly house fire in the Queens Village neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a fast-moving New York City house fire that killed multiple people. (New York City Fire Department via AP)
April 24, 2017 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fire marshals sifted through charred wreckage and worked through the night to try to determine what sparked a fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including two boys and two teenage girls, but don't believe the blaze spread from a car found burned out in the driveway,...
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April 21, 2017 - 11:27 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A minibus carrying young students collided with a truck and burst into flames in South Africa on Friday, killing about 20 children. The victims were between 5 and 10 years old, said Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24. He said several children survived after...
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant and potentially overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn't fix the coolant problem. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 05, 2017 - 12:07 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant and potentially overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn't fix the coolant problem. Ford notified the agency...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows a blue oval Ford sign above the entrance to Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa. Ford is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. The first recall covers about 230,000 Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts, Fusion midsize cars and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines from 2013 through 2015. The company also is adding 211,000 vehicles to a previous recall to replace faulty door latches. That recall covers the 2014 Fiesta and the 2013 and 2014 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 29, 2017 - 10:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. The recalls will hit the company's bottom line in the first quarter of this year. Ford said in a Wednesday filing with...
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March 05, 2017 - 4:50 pm
MAYVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters in the Wisconsin community of Mayville had to respond to a fire at a familiar scene — their own firehouse. Firefighters were dispatched round 10 p.m. Saturday after a passer-by reported seeing flames at the station, which is not staffed around the clock. The...
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