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The walls of a building stand blackened after it caught fire in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.
Dinesh Joshi/AP Photo
AP News
December 08, 2019 - 12:46 pm
A fire believed to be caused by an electrical short circuit engulfed a building in India's capital on Sunday where handbags and other items were made by workers earning as little as two dollars per day, killing at least 43 people. Read more here.
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Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas
Marie D. De Jesús/Houston Chronicle via AP
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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Firefighter demonstrates deep-frying turkey
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Michelle Durham
November 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Thanksgiving can be a wonderful holiday — but it’s also a dangerous and fire-starting one. Read more here for fire safety tips.
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California boat fire
Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, file
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:19 am
The widow of a passenger who died in a fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people in the waters off California sued the vessel's owners Monday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio, file
Mark Abrams
November 12, 2019 - 7:23 am
There are at least 15 potential bidders lining up to buy the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia, which was damaged in an explosion and fire in June. Read more here.
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California wildfires
Noah Berger/AP
AP News
October 31, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A stolen car sparked a wildfire in a bone-dry field Thursday as two of Southern California's quintessential themes — car chases and gusty Santa Ana winds — collided with potentially devastating consequences. Read more here.
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In this photo are power lines in Lafayette, Calif., that show damage near where a fire started.
Matthias Gafni/San Francisco Chronicle via AP
AP News
October 28, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area, the utility said Monday.
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Joseph Rippert, who was named Philadelphia firefighter of the Year.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 23, 2019 - 4:08 pm
A second-year Philadelphia firefighter is honored for an act of heroism he performed while he was off the clock.
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Two people were killed and two others are injured after fire broke out inside this home in Northeast Philly house overnight.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
October 22, 2019 - 6:46 am
Officials say two people, a husband and wife, were killed and two were injured in an overnight house fire that left a family devastated in Northeast Philadelphia.
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Remains of auto body shop after fire
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 21, 2019 - 10:42 am
Flames are racing through an auto body shop in the area of 60th and Spruce streets in West Philadelphia. Read the latest here.
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