Vehicle fires

CORRECTS DATE TO JULY 27 - Homes leveled by the Carr Fire line the Lake Keswick Estates area of Redding, Calif., on Friday, July 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 28, 2018 - 11:40 am
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters battling a huge wildfire in Northern California kept it from doing more damage to the city of Redding but three smaller communities were in danger as flames closed in and residents packed up to leave. The fire grew by about 35 percent overnight to 127 square...
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Firefighters attend passengers of a bus in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018 after a man attacked people inside. (TNN/dpa via AP)
July 21, 2018 - 7:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are charging a 34-year-old man who attacked passengers on a crowded city bus with a knife in the northern town of Luebeck on Friday with attempted murder. Luebeck prosecutors said in a statement Saturday they're also charging the German-Iranian dual citizen with...
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A firefighting aircraft makes a water drop on a wildfire approaching a house, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Spokane, Wash. Fire crews from Spokane, Spokane Valley and Fire District 9 are fighting a fast-moving wildfire just north of Upriver Drive that has engulfed several homes and prompted fire officials to call for a level three evacuation for homeowners in the area. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 7:49 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on fires in the Pacific Northwest (all times local): 4:45 p.m. One person has been found dead near a tractor in a field that was consumed by a wildfire in Oregon. The Wasco County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday the body was found a short distance from the burned...
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People evacuate as they were told to move farther away the scene of an explosion in downtown Sun Prairie, Wis., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The explosion rocked the downtown area of Sun Prairie, a suburb of Madison, after a contractor struck a natural gas main Monday, sending an unknown number of people to hospitals, authorities said. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 11:57 am
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal gas explosion and fire in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (all times local): 11 a.m. A union leader is identifying the Wisconsin firefighter killed in a gas explosion as a man who also owned a tavern that caught fire the blast. Mahlon Mitchell, president of...
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July 06, 2018 - 10:21 am
RAYNE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunk driver crashed into a pump at a Pennsylvania gas station, sparking a fire that killed an employee who became trapped inside the burning service station building. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pikel's Top Tier Fuels in Rayne, about 70...
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June 26, 2018 - 5:30 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A man rammed a van into the Amsterdam headquarters of one of the Netherlands' major national newspapers before setting the vehicle alight Tuesday, in an attack that the Dutch prime minister called "a slap in the face of a free press and Dutch democracy." No one was injured in the...
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A plane of the Star Alliance is damaging after a push-car caught fire at the airport in Frankfurt, Monday, June 11, 2018. ( Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 10:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says 10 airport workers have suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation when a vehicle pulling a jet to a gate caught on fire. Lufthansa said that it was still not clear how the fire broke out Monday morning at Frankfurt Airport, but that the cockpit of the...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, makes a pit stop during the IndyCar auto race Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2018 - 11:47 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Scott Dixon won his second consecutive IndyCar Series race to quickly break a tie for the third-most career wins in Indy-car history. Dixon led 119 of 248 laps at Texas on Saturday night for his...
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June 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities are investigating after a journalist's car was set on fire in the southwestern city of Timisoara. Nobody was injured. Journalist Dragos Bota told the Associated Press on Sunday the fire that happened at night was "a Mafia-style act of intimidation."...
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May 23, 2018 - 1:13 pm
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that damaged the entrance of a Pennsylvania city hall and another fire that destroyed a vehicle nearby are being investigated as possible arson. The Lancaster city fire department and police responded at about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday to extinguish the flames...
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