Fires

Firefighters continue to work the scene of a fire at the the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 17, 2017 - 6:11 pm
Authorities struggled on Friday to account for the whereabouts of all the residents of a Pennsylvania senior living community after a massive blaze tore through their complex during the middle of the night, injuring nearly 30 and leading to a chaotic evacuation. West Chester Mayor Jordan Norley...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, residents are evacuated from the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community during a fire in West Chester, Pa. At least 20 people were injured in the massive fire at the senior living community about 35 miles west of Philadelphia. (Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 12:40 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania: (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A spokeswoman for a Pennsylvania hospital says seven patients have been admitted with conditions related to smoke inhalation following a massive fire at a senior living...
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November 16, 2017 - 12:22 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A stressed Gulf War veteran who set himself on fire outside a Veterans Affairs clinic and later died went nearly a year without a mental health appointment or medication, one of several serious problems government investigators found with the clinic in a report released...
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Matt Kenseth celebrates his win in Victory Lane after a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kenseth doesn't get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he's got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships. But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR's new youth movement. He doesn't have a...
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November 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a coroner has been called to the scene of a fire in western Pennsylvania. Emergency dispatchers say the blaze in rural Wharton Township was reported shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sunday. State police in Uniontown said the Fayette County coroner had been sent to the...
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November 12, 2017 - 5:44 am
MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities say a fire broke out on a ferry in the Mediterranean Sea after it left the French port of Marseille, forcing it to make an emergency stop on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Emergency services on Mallorca say three ferry passengers were taken to a hospital...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, people walk past a fallen transformer and downed power lines on Parker Hill Road in Santa Rosa, Calif. The wildfires that damaged much of remote Northern California areas, crippling cell phones, landlines and internet leads some to believe that old-fashioned sirens and ham radios might be more reliable in a disaster. (Nhat V. Meyer/San Jose Mercury News via AP, File)
November 09, 2017 - 4:43 pm
UKIAH, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires that killed nine people in a remote Northern California county last month also crippled land lines, cell phones and internet service, the local sheriff said Thursday, saying the disaster shows old-fashioned sirens and ham radios have a place in emergencies. Failures...
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FILE- In t his Oct. 9, 2017, file photo, flames from a wildfire burn in Napa, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown joined lawmakers to request $7.4 billion in federal funding for wildfire relief and recovery efforts following a deadly cluster of fires that that tore through the heart of the state's wine country, killing more than 40 people and leaving thousands without housing. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 03, 2017 - 8:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers asked the U.S. government Friday for $7.4 billion to help rebuild after a cluster of fires tore through the heart of wine country, killing more than 40 people and leaving thousands without housing. In a letter to the White House, Brown...
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Firefighters attend the scene of a fire at the Private Collections of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Emergency officials say that the fire hasn't hurt anyone and hasn't damaged any art works. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
November 03, 2017 - 10:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say that a fire at Moscow's premier art museum hasn't damaged its collections. Smoke billowed Friday from the roof of one of the buildings of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts that houses historic private collections and some museum funds. It took...
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November 03, 2017 - 8:18 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fire officials say an SUV crashed into a Pittsburgh library's community room, injuring a woman inside. Emergency crews went to the Whitehall Public Library Thursday night to find the SUV had smashed through the glass wall of the library. The vehicle was entirely inside the...
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