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  • Car Fire: What You Should Do

    Car Fire: What You Should Do
  • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Smoke Detectors Save Lives
      According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half of the house fires that occur in the US are from houses without smoke detectors. It is estimated that a third of the smoke alarms in place are not working, often due to failure to replace a...

    Wildfire engulfs Northern California logging town as residents flee

    Officials plan to send a damage assessment team to the Northern California community of Weed on Tuesday, where a wildfire destroyed or severely damaged more than 100 buildings, including a church and the town sawmill. More than 1,500 residents were...

    Thousands flee as wildfires engulf Northern California areas

    Thousands flee as wildfires engulf Northern California areas
    Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest. Three years of drought in...

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings

    N. California Boles Fire damages or destroys more than 100 buildings
    A wildfire that broke out in Northern California Monday afternoon has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures, forced at least 1,500 residents to evacuate and led to the shutdown of two highways, fire officials said. The 350-acre fire broke out...