Fires

A Pakistan army soldier stands guards while rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing over one hundred people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AP Photo/Iram Asim)
June 26, 2017 - 4:20 am
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157. The truck, carrying some 25,000 liters (6,600 gallons) of gasoline, was traveling from the...
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A Pakistan army soldier stands guards while rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing over one hundred people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AP Photo/Iram Asim)
June 26, 2017 - 2:36 am
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire the previous day has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight. The truck was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore, the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost...
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The Brian Head Fire continues to grow and has burned more than 27,700 acres, Friday, June 23, 2017 in Brian Head, Utah. A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday. The blaze was one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat challenges firefighters. (Stuart Johnson/The Deseret News via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 1:42 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, officials said Sunday night. In Southern California, a wildfire broke out after a car crashed on a freeway and prompted...
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The Brian Head Fire continues to grow and has burned more than 27,700 acres, Friday, June 23, 2017 in Brian Head, Utah. A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday. The blaze was one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat challenges firefighters. (Stuart Johnson/The Deseret News via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 11:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Utah and Southern California (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Officials say that better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. In a statement,...
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The Brian Head Fire continues to grow and has burned more than 27,700 acres, Friday, June 23, 2017 in Brian Head, Utah. A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday. The blaze was one of several burning in the U.S. West as extreme heat challenges firefighters. (Stuart Johnson/The Deseret News via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 11:27 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Utah and Southern California (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Officials say that better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins. In a statement,...
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A military police officer stands by his motorcycle next to flames from a forest fire near Mazagon in southern Spain, Sunday June 25, 2017. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (AP Photo/Alberto Diaz)
June 25, 2017 - 3:52 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and threatened a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The fire started on Saturday night on Spain's southern coast, then advanced east to...
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In this image supplied by INFOCA and taken Saturday June 24, 2017, a forest fire blazes in the Moguer area in southern Spain. A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening Donana National Park, one of Spain's most important nature reserves and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, and famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. (INFOCA via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's...
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People look up at Burnam Tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Sunday June 25, 2017. The apartments were evacuated after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the response to deadly tower-block fire in London that killed at least 79 people (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Britain's government says the list of high-rise apartment towers fitted with external cladding that failed fire safety tests has grown to 60. The buildings are...
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People look up at Burnam Tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Sunday June 25, 2017. The apartments were evacuated after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 25, 2017 - 9:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety standards. In London, officials tried Sunday to complete the evacuation of hundreds of...
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In this image taken from video, black smoke rises from oil tanker on road in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. (AAJ News via AP Video)
June 25, 2017 - 9:12 am
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur's Victoria...
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