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Gas blast wrecks hospital in Mexico; at least 2 dead

Gas blast wrecks hospital in Mexico; at least 2 dead

The Associated PressRescue workers comb through the rubble of a maternity and children’s hospital after a gas truck exploded Thursday, in Cuajimalpa on the western edge of Mexico City. The powerful explosion collapsed about 75 percent of the hospital, killing at least one woman and a child a…

January 29, 2015 1:56 pmLoading…
Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

Fire season underway already in Southern Arizona

A fire-weather watch will be in effect this afternoon in the Coronado National Forest and other areas because of “contiguous areas of flammable fuels,” high temperatures, single-digit relative humidity and windy conditions, officials said.

February 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Dear Abby for Oct. 30

DEAR ABBY: I am a fire officer who has seen too many families experience accidental home fires, many with fatal results. It is devastating to find out that a life could have been saved had someone taken the simple precaution of replacing a dead battery in a smoke alarm.

October 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Water, fire and darkness: NYC after the superstorm

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels.

October 30, 2012 6:08 amLoading…
Urban wildfire: Make your home safe now

Urban wildfire: Make your home safe now

Hot, dry, windy weather has set the stage not only for forest fires in the mountains but for quick-starting, fast-spreading brush blazes in the metropolitan area as well.

May 26, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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