Vehicle fires

Emergency personnel confer over a tractor trailer cab and another vehicle involved in a fatal wreck along eastbound Interstate 64, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Town and Country, Mo. Authorities say at least two people are dead after a car and tractor-trailer collided in a crash involving at least 15 vehicles in suburban St. Louis. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 12:10 pm
TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. (AP) — One man is dead after he changed lanes suddenly in front of a tractor-trailer on a suburban St. Louis highway, causing a fiery chain-reaction crash. Billowing black smoke could be seen for miles after the accident at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 64. Three other...
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Firefighters attempt to put out a burning trailer that was hauling thousands of gallons of fuel on Interstate 15 in Midvale, Utah, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Lt. Todd Royce of the Utah Highway Patrol said the truck was southbound on the interstate when a tire caught fire, sending flames toward the tanks. (Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 1:32 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A double tanker vehicle hauling gasoline exploded on Interstate 15 temporarily shutting down traffic in both directions in Salt Lake City on Thursday. KUTV reports that no one was injured. The truck driver told police he believes his brakes caught fire, which led to the blaze...
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January 18, 2018 - 3:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say that 52 people have been killed in a bus fire. The Emergencies Department of the former Soviet nation in Central Asia said Thursday's tragedy happened in the northern Aktobe region. Authorities said that only five of 57 people on the bus managed...
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Pete Hoekstra, new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, gives a statement during a press conference at his residence in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 11, 2018 - 5:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Thursday disavowed 2015 comments made by the new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands in which he said that the "Islamic movement" was creating chaos in Europe and suggested extremists were burning Dutch politicians and cars. Under Secretary of State for...
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January 07, 2018 - 1:54 pm
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say six people have been killed in a crash caused by a wrong-way driver on a Northern California highway. The California Highway Patrol says it received calls around 12:30 a.m. Sunday about a Chevrolet heading south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near...
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January 03, 2018 - 2:17 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford says it will repair coolant leaks that it may find in over 200,000 recalled vehicles that are at risk of catching fire. The repairs are detailed in documents posted by safety regulators in December. They come 10 months after Ford said it would only install a coolant level sensor...
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Police officers stand guard in front of a damaged building after a fire in Jecheon, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. South Korea’s government on Friday began investigating the fire that tore through the eight-floor building and killed 29 people in the central city of Jecheon in the country’s deadliest blaze in nearly a decade. (Sun Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
December 21, 2017 - 9:43 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government on Friday began investigating a fire that tore through an eight-floor building and killed 29 people in the central city of Jecheon in the country's deadliest blaze in nearly a decade. South Korean President Moon Jae-in was planning to visit the...
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December 11, 2017 - 6:34 am
NINETY SIX, S.C. (AP) — Human remains have been recovered from a car destroyed by fire in South Carolina. News outlets report that a release from Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox says sheriff's deputies found the burned-out car Friday evening in Ninety Six. An autopsy performed Sunday confirmed...
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Smoke rises behind a leveled apartment complex as a wildfire burns in Ventura, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Over 100 structures have burned so far in Ventura County, officials said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
December 05, 2017 - 9:02 pm
SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Southern California (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Erratic winds are hampering efforts to battle a 100-acre (40-hectare) brushfire in Southern California that has left two people burned, one critically. The fire erupted Tuesday afternoon in San...
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Firefighters work to put out fires in vehicles after a highway accident in Fuyang in central China's Anhui province, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Chinese state media said about 20 people were killed after more than 30 vehicles crashed into one another on an expressway in eastern China. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 7:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — State media say more than 30 vehicles have collided in heavy fog on an expressway in eastern China, killing at least 18 people and injuring 19 others. The official Xinhua News Agency said the pileup Wednesday morning in Fuyang, a city in Anhui province, caused several vehicles to...
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