Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas
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AP News
November 29, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Officials lifted evacuation orders Friday for around 50,000 people on the Texas Gulf Coast, determining a massive fire was finally under control at a chemical plant rocked by two major explosions three days earlier. Read more here.
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Philly firefighters still on scene hosing down hotspots at a vacant, 4-story apartment building at 1600 West Oxford Street in North Philadelphia.
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Mark Abrams
September 03, 2019 - 9:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a multi-alarm fire Monday night in a vacant apartment building in North Philadelphia. The fire was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. inside a four-story apartment building under renovation in the 1600 block of West...
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An investigator bags a suspicious package as evidence after it was thought to be an explosive device in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York.
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo
August 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives...
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USA Today HQ
Alex Brandon/AP
August 07, 2019 - 1:25 pm
UPDATED: 4:30 p.m. ___ McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The northern Virginia office building that houses USA Today was evacuated for several hours Wednesday for what police said was an unsubstantiated report of an armed man. Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler said SWAT teams had searched "every inch" of...
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Police outside Parkrose High School
Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:17 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a...
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The scene as police secure the area outside the University of Glasgow, Scotland, after a suspicious package was found the university, Wednesday March 6, 2019.
Lilli Schlossbach/AP Photo
March 06, 2019 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Buildings at the University of Glasgow were evacuated Wednesday as police examined a suspicious package found in the mailroom, a day after three London transport hubs received letter bombs. Police Scotland said officers examined packages discovered just before 11 a.m. (1100 GMT) at...
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Mark Abrams
February 13, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students and staff at Cold Spring Elementary School on Durham Road in Doylestown were evacuated late Wednesday morning from the complex after a fire was reported in a building. The evacuees walked to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, adjacent to the school. There were no...
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Andrew Kramer
December 21, 2018 - 11:37 pm
NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Just days before Christmas, the Delaware State Police say they still investigating an incident that promted an evacuation of the Christiana Mall Friday night. The incident, police say, began just after 8:30 p.m., "there was a report of shots fired in the Christiana...
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Camden County has accepted a donated trailer that may help to keep evacuees and their pets together in a natural disaster.
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Mike DeNardo
November 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County has accepted a donated trailer that may help to keep evacuees and their pets together in a natural disaster. The $24,000 trailer carries crates, carriers and collars for 65 pets. The idea is to use this AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer alongside shelters...
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AP Photo/David Goldman
September 21, 2018 - 12:45 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on...
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