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Police say 3 dead, 2 injured in fiery crash in west Phoenix

Dec. 04, 2022 10:18 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Three people were killed and two others injured after a fiery car crash in west Phoenix, authorities said Sunday. Phoenix police said the crash occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday. City firefighters doused the flames in one of the cars and police say...

San Antonio truck stop engulfed by massive fire

Dec. 01, 2022 19:06 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A massive fire broke out at a San Antonio truck stop early Thursday, engulfing the convenience store in flames and sending a large plume of smoke into the air. Firefighters first received a call at about 5 a.m. Thursday about a fire that broke out inside the...

Riots in Belgium, Netherlands after Morocco win at World Cup

Nov. 27, 2022 15:55 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Riots broke out in several Belgian and Dutch cities after Morocco’s 2-0 upset win over Belgium at the World Cup Sunday. Police detained about a dozen people after they deployed water cannons and fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Brussels and eight more in the...

NY firefighter hailed for off-duty rescue in Connecticut

Nov. 27, 2022 11:56 AM EST

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A suburban New York firefighter said that his instinct and training kicked in when he spotted a burning car on a Connecticut roadside this weekend and went on to rescue the injured driver. Nicholas Perri Jr. was off-duty, driving home from work, and didn't...

Plane hits vehicle on runway, catches fire at Lima's airport

Nov. 18, 2022 21:59 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A LATAM Airlines plane taking off from Lima's international airport struck a firetruck on the runway and caught fire Friday. Authorities said the plane's passengers and crew were all safe, but two firefighters in the truck were killed. Lima Airport Partners, the...

Leak at Pennsylvania gas storage well spewing methane

Nov. 18, 2022 20:19 PM EST

A vent at an underground natural gas storage well in Western Pennsylvania has been spewing massive amounts of planet-warming methane into the atmosphere for more than 11 days and attempts to plug the leak have thus far failed. Owner Equitrans Midstream said the well at its Rager...

Leno has surgery for burns from car fire, in good condition

Nov. 17, 2022 01:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Leno underwent surgery for serious burns suffered when flames erupted as he worked on a vintage car and remains hospitalized for further treatment, the physician overseeing his care said Wednesday. The former “Tonight Show” host was in good condition and...

7 killed after bus crashes, catches fire in eastern Turkey

Nov. 07, 2022 11:21 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A bus slammed into two trucks and caught fire on Monday, killing at least seven people and injuring 18 others, officials said. The crash occurred on a highway near the town of Tutak, in Agri province in eastern Turkey that borders Iran and Armenia. The cause...