Eyes in the sky: Heat-seeking drones used after tornado

Rescue crews didn’t have to stumble through every destroyed building in their search for victims after…

4 children, 1 adult killed in German house fire

BERLIN (AP) — German firefighters say that five people, including four children, have been killed after…

PG&E: Company’s equipment may have ignited Camp Fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric says its equipment may have ignited the 2018…

Egypt says fight between conductors led to crash killing 25

CAIRO (AP) — A fight between two train conductors unleashed a speeding, unmanned locomotive that slammed…

Egyptian official says 10 killed, 22 injured in a fire at the main train station in Cairo; death toll expected to rise

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian official says 10 killed, 22 injured in a fire at the main…

BASTIA, Corsica | Wildfires spread over Mediterranean island of Corsica

BASTIA, Corsica (AP) — French authorities say firefighters are trying to contain a wildfire that spread…

DHAKA, Bangladesh | Police investigating negligence in deadly Bangladesh fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh police said Friday that they were seeking up to a dozen…

DHAKA, Bangladesh | Police seeking those responsible for deadly Bangladesh fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A senior police official said Friday that authorities were seeking up to…

DHAKA, Bangladesh | Fire guts ancient part of Bangladesh’s capital, killing 81

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old district…

DETROIT | Ford recalls 2M pickup trucks; seat belts can cause fires

DETROIT  — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup…

Maldives president fires 2nd police chief in 3 days

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka/February 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The president of the Maldives has fired a national police chief for…

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio fires chief of staff

WASHINGTON /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Saturday that he has fired…

USC fires assistant Tony Bland in wake of hoops bribery case

LOS ANGELES/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Southern California has fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the wake…

SpaceX fires engines on big new rocket in launch pad test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla./January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —SpaceX has fired up its newest, biggest rocket in a critical…

India airline fires 2 pilots after reported fight in cockpit

NEW DELHI/January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —An Indian airline says it has fired two pilots who reportedly fought…

California storm follows fires, bringing new round of danger

LOS ANGELES/January 09, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months…

Full recovery from California wildfires may take years

SANTA ROSA, CA/October 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — It will take at least months and likely years…

7,000 buildings destroyed in deadly California wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO, CA/October 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — California officials have raised the number of homes and…

California firefighters say they finally ‘turned a corner’

SANTA ROSA, CA/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday…

More than just wine country is burning in California

REDWOOD VALLEY, CA/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Mendocino County is 70 miles north of California’s fabled…

Wildfires now up to 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

SONOMA, CA/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — They fled in fear nearly a week ago. Now they’re…

Wildfires, now up to 100 miles wide, threaten more wineries

SONOMA, CA/October 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The California wildfires raced toward wineries and the historic town…

Life goes on in Northern California city hit hard by fire

SANTA ROSA, CA/October 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — At the Russian River Brewery in Santa Rosa’s downtown,…

Death and destruction, hope and heroism in California fires

SANTA ROSA, CA/October 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction…

Wildfires surge amid scorching heat across US West

LOS ANGELES, CA/September 3, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Ash rained down across Los Angeles Sunday from a…

Unofficial end of summer brings no heat relief in US West

September 2, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) The Western United States baked through the unofficial end of summer, as…

Western wildfires feed on grass brought on by winter rain

OROVILLE, CA/July 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout…

Similarities striking between 2 deadly Oakland fires

OAKLAND, CA/March 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly…

Open for business: Signs point to recovery after wildfires

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) — The charred city of Gatlinburg is still days away from reopening after…

Southern wildfires have threatened communities on edge

TIGER, Ga. (AP) — Thick smoke has settled over a wide area of the southern Appalachians,…