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  • Map of the Stickpin fire in northern Washington
    Canadian firefighters work in the U.S. to prevent fire from crossing border
    Canadian firefighters are working in the state of Washington to help prevent a wildfire from crossing the border into their country.The Stickpin Fire, part of the three-fire Kettle Complex, has burned 53,469 acres (21,638 hectares) 3 miles from...
  • Smoke affects Idaho Air Quality
    Wildfire smoke to cause unhealthy air quality in some locations in Idaho
    Smoke from the 27 large uncontained large wildfires in Washington and Oregon continues to affect the residents not only near the fires but also in states downwind. Those living in the neighboring state of Idaho are some of the first recipients of...
  • Thousands of vehicles burnt in Tianjin, China fire
    Thousands of vehicles burnt in Chinese city of Tianjin
    Two blasts tore through killing more than 50 and injuring at least an additional 700 in an industrial area containing thousands of vehicles in the Chinese port city of Tianjin, state media reportedThursday.The fire, which occurred on Wednesday,...
  • Almanac Aug. 8, 2015
    A shipwreck, an August snowstorm, and vast tracks of timber destroyed
    A shipwreck, an August snowstorm, and vast tracks of timber destroyed top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 8.1882 – An August...
  • Almanac Aug. 7, 2015
    Sinking ships, heavy rain, a heat wave, wildfire and waterspout video
    Sinking ships, heavy rain, a heat wave and waterspout video top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 7.1887 - The wood schooner I.N....
  • Cal Fire Aircraft
    Big Creek FIre suspect arrested
    It is reported at Cal Fire's website the cause of the Big Creek fire was an escaped debris burn near the town of Groveland in Tuolumne county. The fire has now charred 204 acres and is 45% contained as of 6:30 p.m. on July 31, 2015.My Mother...
  • Cruise ship catches fire, but quickly snuffed out by security system and fire officials
    Cruise ship catches fire: Royal Caribbean ship fire billows smoke, since put out
    A cruise ship caught fire this week in Jamaica, but the flames were fortunately put out swiftly. The Royal Caribbean cruise ship did not suffer any major damage; however, one crewmember did reportedly need emergency treatment for a first-degree...
  • James Morris
    Upper Darby homeless man remanded for 4 alarm fire at 69st
    Yesterday, the Upper Darby homeless man who police have charged in the 4 alarm fire that destroyed the Payless Shoe Store on 69th Street, Upper Darby on July 6th was remanded to county jail on charges stemming from his alleged actions. However,...
  • Half Dome in spring
    Nine small fires in Yosemite
    Small fires are currently burning in Yosemite as reported at the National Park Service's Yosemite website. None of the fires currently pose a danger to any structures in the park, nor are the fires currently creating any closures in the...
  • Scoreboard
    Eugene in mourning over loss of historic Civic Stadium
    She was a good old friend. Her weathered slats of wood held secrets that she kept to herself. Memories and bonds were formed inside those walls over the years for residents in Eugene, Oregon while sharing the love of baseball, a great hot dog and...
  • Choose your words wisely
    Campus censorship spreading
    Cass Sunstein's op-ed is a perfect example of how hardline progressives want to silence people who disagree with them:In recent months, universities have turned their attention to an important problem that should be included in our national...
  • "On the Case" S01E09ID
    INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 1991 was Roy Brown wrongly convicted of murder?
    "On the Case with Paula Zahn" can be seen on the "Investigation Discovery (ID) channel. Check your cable TV listings for show times. The episode called, "Out of the Ashes" aired on Dec. 20, 2009. This was the 10th episode...
  • Fastfire a great survival product
    Fastfire a good survival product retested one year later
    Fastfire is a fire starting product made by SOLKOA which has the ability to stay alight even when sitting in water. It was demonstrated at the SHOT SHOW 2014 and 2015 in that manner, so it was necessary to test this product in real life situations...
  • Fire
    Livermore plane crash leaves one man dead
    Just after 9 p.m. on June 1st a plane fell from the sky and exploded killing the pilot.The sun was finishing it's decent over Livermore, a small town in Northern California known for its wine production. Local residents are used to sounds from...
  • Burnie Grill
    Fire up a Burnie Grill at the campsite or in the backyard: Gear review
    The Burnie Grill is a new product that is truly unique—there is nothing else like it on the market. It is a self-burning, all-wood, instant fire. Just light a match and you have a cozy fire that you can cook on, warm your hands next to, or...
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