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  • Southern California mudslides wreck havoc on homes
    Southern California mudslides dump rocks as big as horses, hitting houses
    Southern California mudslides forced citizens of Camarillo Springs out of their homes and on to greener pastures, at least for a temporary amount of time.According to the Associated Press (AP) via MSN on Dec. 12, rocks as large as horses crashed...
  • San Diego breathes easier as winds calm for Bernardo fire tonight
    San Diego breathes easier as winds calm for Bernardo fire tonight
    This has been a busy day for San Diego firefighters. Early Tuesday morning May 13, 2014 at approximately 10:30 a.m. firefighters began working on what has been called a small construction fire. San Diego has seen abnormally high temperatures and...
  • Breaking: Blaze on island in Sac Delta forces evacuations
    Blaze on island in Sac Delta forces evacuations
    ANTIOCH, Calif. — Breaking news coming in to a warm San Francisco today is about a fire that has broken out on an island in the Antioch Marina.When it happened on Tuesday afternoon, it caused several residents to leave the area by being air...
  • Crowd confused
    People will blindly follow crowds in evacuation emergencies
    When an emergency strikes, do you follow the escape routes using your common sense or do you follow where the crowd is going?Researchers did a virtual study to evaluate individuals' decision-making in an evacuation within a building....
  • Rim Fire being fought
    Rim Fire now 5th largest in State history at 199,237 acres
    The Rim Fire reached another unfortunate milestone today, it is now the 5th largest fire in California history, at 199,237 acres.The Rim Fire grew more slowly today, August 29, 2013, than it had been, but seems destined to break the 200,000 acre...
  • Sinkhole Disney World: A resort near Disney World had a sinkhole open up under a three-story hotel villa.
    Sinkhole near Disney World swallows hotel villa: Guests break windows to get out
    Sinkhole Disney World, no it's not a new ride, but a very real and dangerous situation for about 35 people starting on Sunday night about 10: 30 p.m, according to CNN on Aug. 12. An update tonight on asinkhole thatswallowed a resort hotel...
  • Unrest in Libya prompts some evacuations and alerts
    Unrest in Libya prompts heightened alerts and evacuations
    As the events of the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012, come to the forefront of the American conversation this week, there is a feeling of déjà vu tonight as reports come in of the deteriorating condition in Libya. According to a May 10...
  • Dozens evacuated, rescued as excessive rainfall floods southeastern Mississippi
    Dozens evacuated, rescued as excessive rainfall floods southeastern Mississippi
    Dozens were evacuated and rescued overnight after excessive rainfall caused significant flooding across parts of southeastern Mississippi.The Mississippi Press reported Thursday (May 2) that more than 50 people had to be evacuated and or rescued...
  • Guatemala Rubble houses
    7.4-magnitude earthquake rocks Guatemala
    On Wednesday morning a 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit 23 kilometers off Guatemala’s Pacific coast. The earthquake primarily hit southwestern Guatemala that thus far has killed at least 52 people, left 22 people missing and has injured hundreds...
  • Hurricane Sandy locking in locals and tourists across the Northeast
    Hurricane Sandy locking in locals and tourists across the Northeast
    The governors of NY, NJ, CT and Mass. are among those who declared states of emergency for their jurisdictions Sunday. And with good reason.Hurricane Sandy picked up steam, growing stronger before dawn on Monday as it churned northward through the...
  • St. Tammany Parish residents flee Isaac's wrath
    Imminent lock failure, more Isaac evacuations in Louisiana
    The emergency operations center in St. Tammany Parish has called for an immediate mandatory evacuation due to one imminent lock failure and another also failing near Sun.A mandatory evacuation has been called for St. Tammany Parish in the areas...
  • Hurricane Isaac leaves the gulf coast under water
    The Gulf Coast is again the focus of national prayer
    Tonight as many Americans set their televisions to watch Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as they formally accept the Republican nomination for the 2012 Presidential/Vice Presidential candidacy; Americans everywhere will be in prayer for the Gulf Coast,...
  • Kitty and Baby
    Keeping kitty safe during the storm
    Tropical Storm Isaac continues to churn towards the Gulf Coast. With the latest advisory now shows Isaac reaching hurricane strength by late Sunday-early Monday, now is the time to make plans for our pets.While most cities have some pet-friendly...
  • Colorado Springs Wildfires
    Colorado burning: FBI investigating cause of wildfires
    An FBI spokesman confirmed on Wednesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is assisting El Paso County authorities in trying to figure out what started the Waldo Canyon fire, near Colorado Springs.FBI involvement indicates that Arson is...
  • Your preparations for a Hurricane are of critical importance
    Your preparations for a hurricane are of critical importance
    Hurricane activity in the Maryland area is increasing and becoming more deadly. From 1950-1979, Maryland had 34light or not so light brushes with hurricanes and the tornados that often spin off from hurricanes. The death toll was 41. Since 1980,...