Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next 118 Freeway in Granada Hills shuts down several lanes; 2nd fire burning in Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two brush fires burning alongside the 118 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol shut down several lanes of the eastbound side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays … Read more

How to Build Your Own ‘Smokeless’ Fire Pit

photo† The Image Party †Shutterstock† Fire pits are often considered an inviting part of outdoor spaces—but sometimes the smoke they create is less than inviting. Whether the lingering smell on your coat or in your hair is a nuisance, or you happen to be the person who always seems to be sitting where the wind … Read more


A blaze erupted in a building in Salem, Massachusetts, Monday, officials said. A neighboring home was also on fire, according to the Salem Fire Department. The department and city officials urged people to avoid the area of ​​the fire, on Hancock Street. the #SalemMA Fire Department is responding to a three-alarm fire on Hancock Street. … Read more

Fire at Red Jacket Inn in North Conway, NH – NECN

Firefighters are battling a large fire at a popular vacation spot in North Conway, New Hampshire, Saturday afternoon. Conway police confirm there is an active fire at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort, located on White Mountain Highway. Police do not have any information on injuries at this time. Route 16 is closed in the … Read more

2 killed including FDNY firefighter after fire tears through building in Canarsie, Brooklyn

CANARSIE, Brooklyn (WABC) — FDNY Firefighter Timothy Klein died while battling flames at a fire in Brooklyn on Sunday. Firefighters ran into a dangerous residential blaze in Canarsie, Brooklyn around 3 pm There were two attached houses on Avenue N by East 108th Street. Both houses quickly became engulfed and the fire jumped to three … Read more

1 firefighter has died after over 100 FDNY members battle 3-alarm fire in Canarsie, Brooklyn

CANARSIE, Brooklyn (WABC) — One firefighter has died while battling flames at a fire in Brooklyn. FDNY responded to reports of smoke in Canarsie and began working to extinguish flames at a 2-story house on Avenue N Sunday afternoon. The blaze was quickly upgraded to a 3-alarm fire. At one point a commander noticed the … Read more

Omaha apartment fire destroys future resident’s home

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A large fire at an unfinished apartment complex destroyed at least one resident’s future home. Seven hours after the fight began, firefighters and onlookers were started by the sound and sight of the structure’s roof caving in. Moments later, shock set in for Kate Tiongson. She was set to move into … Read more

Fire at refinery in Lockwood under investigation | Local News

An explosion at the ExxonMobil oil refinery near Lockwood Saturday night brought a large emergency response from multiple agencies, according to witnesses and Gazette reporters at the scene. The fire was initially reported at around 10 pm, and crews had the blaze contained within 40 minutes. “No evacuation order had been made and no injuries … Read more