WICHITA,Kan. (AP) — A 59-year-old woman who was found unresponsive during Friday's fire at the Broadmoor at Chelsea apartments in north Wichita has died, said Wichita Fire Department Battalion Chief Jose Ocadiz.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A fire has destroyed 60 guitars and up to 100 paintings at the North Carolina home of Jim Avett. He is the father of Scott and Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers band.
The Charlotte Observer reports that the fire occurred Friday in the city of Concord.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — An early Saturday morning fire at the College Park Apartments in Bellevue heavily damaged the building.
Crews from the Bellevue Fire Department who responded to the 3:35 a.m.
BRENT, Ala. (AP) — Two separate wildfires burning in the Talladega National Forest are over 90 percent contained as of Friday and trails will reopen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Ana winds declined in strength across Southern California on Friday and utilities restored power to thousands of customers whose electricity was shut off to prevent wildfires.
DESERT SHORES, Calif. (AP) — A fire destroyed six mobile homes in the rustic community of Desert Shores on the west side of the Salton Sea on Friday, authorities said.
In addition, the Imperial County Fire Department said in a Facebook post that it was fighting a fire south of the Salton Sea in the Fig Lagoon area of the New River near Storms Crossing, a small mobile home community surrounded by agricultural fields.
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — An unidentified gunman opened fire on a bus carrying teenagers in western Kosovo Friday, killing three people and injuring another, police and media reports said.
Fadil Gashi, police spokesman in the nearby city of Peja, said the bus came under attack in Gllogjan, 90 kilometers (55 miles) west of the capital Pristina at about 1800 GMT.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A house fire has claimed the life of a woman in Macon.
The Thanksgiving night blaze also left a man in critical condition, WMAZ-TV reported.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a trailer loaded with horses caught fire Friday on a stretch of Interstate 70 near Kansas City, killing at least four animals.
Th Missouri State Highway Patrol said in a tweet that the fire happened just west of Grain Valley.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One person has died and another injured in a house fire on the Kenai Peninsula.
The local fire department found the home in Anchor Point fully engulfed in flame when they arrived Thursday evening.
HUMBOLDT, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Agency is investigating after a fatal fire on Thanksgiving morning in rural eastern Nebraska.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the fire was reported just after 4:30 a.m.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a St. Louis woman died after apparently suffering a medical emergency while cooking on Thanksgiving morning, causing a fire.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An apartment fire in Minot, North Dakota on Thursday displaced people living in four apartments.
Firefighters said the blaze was from a basement laundry room that had an electrical panel.
GOODLAND, Ind. (AP) — Human remains have been found in a house in northwest Indiana that caught fire after a man officers were trying to take into custody fled inside the residence, police said.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Department said the department is awaiting DNA test results to positively identify the remains found Thursday in a burned home in the town of Goodland.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A raging fire gutted a textile business in a large commercial building south of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. It was the second fire at the site this week.
NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man said an explosion blew him from his home before it was destroyed by fire Thursday.
Deputy Chief Courtney Wade with the Morehead City Fire Department said crews responded to the call about a possible explosion around 4:30 p.m.
LANGLEY PARK, Md. (AP) — Dozens of people have been displaced after a Thanksgiving Day fire at a Maryland apartment building.
Prince George’s County fire officials said firefighters were called to a four-story apartment building in Langley Park around noon Thursday and found smoke coming from the second floor, news outlets reported.
HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A woman was rescued from her burning southeastern Michigan home after she refused to leave while trying to save some of her exotic animals, birds, ferrets and other pets.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Private donors' new pledge to match $500,000 in contributions for a $1 million-expansion at a Lake Tahoe wildlife rescue center is bringing smiles back to staff and volunteers, who have been on an emotional rollercoaster since a bear cub being treated for severe wildfire burns made a much-publicized escape this summer.
MOSCOW (AP) — A devastating explosion in a Siberian coal mine Thursday left 52 miners and rescuers dead about 250 meters (820 feet) underground, Russian officials said.
Hours after a methane gas explosion and fire filled the mine with toxic fumes, rescuers found 14 bodies but then were forced to halt the search for 38 others because of a buildup of methane and carbon monoxide gas from the fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in Southern California were without power on Thanksgiving Day after utilities cut electricity to prevent their equipment from igniting wildfires amid warm and dry weather and Santa Ana winds sweeping through the region.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man driving a stolen car crashed into a home in New Jersey's largest city early Thursday, leaving the driver critically injured and sparking a fire that damaged the home, authorities said.
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials in western North Carolina say that a 54-year-old woman has died in an early-morning house fire in Burke County.
Burke County Fire Marshal Mike Willis told WBTV that a call came in shortly before 3 a.m.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Human error is believed to be the most likely cause of the fiery bus crash in Bulgaria that killed 44 people, including 12 children, early Tuesday, a Bulgarian official said Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Southern California electrical customers had their power cut Wednesday and more than 200,000 others faced the same prospect as utility companies sought to prevent wildfires as Santa Ana winds developed.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A hiker found the remains of the fourth and final person who died during flooding and mudslides in an area of northern Colorado that was burned by a massive wildfire, authorities said.
REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said they found more than 11,000 marijuana plants at an illegal growing operation Wednesday after one of the buildings caught fire.
WOODBURY, Vt. (AP) — A suspect has been identified in connection with the homicides of two people in Woodbury in 2018, Vermont State Police said.
A judge issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Manuel Gomez, 32, of Hartford, Connecticut, on charges of aggravated murder and first-degree arson in connection with the deaths of Carol Fradette, 29, and David Thompson, 48, at their homes in Woodbury, police said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a man is dead and a woman critically wounded after being shot by a man who apparently followed the male victim into a restaurant before opening the fire.
The shooter ran off and no immediate arrest was made following the Tuesday night incident in the Summerlin area west of downtown.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and North Macedonia began periods of national mourning on Wednesday, a day after a bus traveling through Bulgaria carrying tourists to neighboring North Macedonia crashed and caught fire, killing 45 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. Park Police officers recently cleared of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist in northern Virginia have been informed that the Interior Department is seeking to fire them, union officials said Tuesday.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Fire officials in Delaware are investigating a fire that damaged a restaurant in Newark early Wednesday.
The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating after the fire at Miller’s Ale House at Center Pointe Plaza, WDEL-FM reported.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German second-division soccer club Hansa Rostock was fined 97,300 euros ($109,000) on Wednesday after its fans attacked police and stadium security officials, and appeared to celebrate a police officer's death.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 55-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl died in an explosion and fire that destroyed three homes in Michigan, damaged several others and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gusty and dry Santa Ana winds will bring increased risk of wildfires to Southern California and possible public safety power shutoffs to nearly 141,000 utility customers through the Thanksgiving period.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bus carrying tourists back to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee prosecutor's office is recommending that a court vacate the conviction of a man in the 1992 death of his girlfriend.
Claude Garrett, 65, is serving a life prison sentence after being convicted of murdering Lorie Lee Lance, who died of smoke inhalation in the Nashville home the couple shared.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has named his senior adviser on energy policy as the next president of the powerful state body that regulates utilities.
Alice Reynolds is set to lead the five-member California Public Utilities Commission beginning Dec.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Nine people have died after a fire swept through a nursing home Monday in eastern Bulgaria, officials said.
An old school building in the eastern village of Royak that was transformed into a nursing home caught fire at 6 p.m.
BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — Three condominiums and one home were destroyed in a weekend fire on a North Carolina island, officials said.
A news release from the Village of Bald Head Island said public safety personnel were dispatched at around 8 p.m.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Three people were killed and six people, including five children, were seriously injured after a fire broke out in an East Baltimore rowhouse early Monday, fire officials said.
News outlets report that firefighters called to the home on North Patterson Park Avenue found heavy fire coming from multiple floors of the home, Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Four people were injured when multiple shooters opened fire from a vehicle as it passed by a bar in the northern Illinois town of Kankakee, authorities said.
More than 50 rounds were fired into the crowd outside the International Lounge shortly after 12 a.m.
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — A child died in a fire that broke out early Sunday at a mobile home in North Carolina, authorities said.
Emergency medical workers treated three other people at the scene of the fire in Kinston, according to a news release posted on the Lenoir County Sheriff Office's Facebook page.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A cat may be the reason three residents escaped an apartment fire in upstate New York.
Residents were asleep when a fire broke out Saturday morning on the first floor of a building in Syracuse.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For decades, the U.S. Forest Service’s practice of putting out wildfires was a huge success. But the policy backfired, setting the stage for the massive destructive wildfires that have flared with increasing regularity across the West.
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Two homes were destroyed and another was damaged in a Friday night fire in Thornton.
The Thornton Fire Department said the cause of the fire is not yet known. One of the homes was fully engulfed when fire crews arrived at the scene, and the fire spread to two neighboring homes, KUSA-TV reported.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man set himself on fire and then entered a gas station convenience store, starting small fires before the flames were doused and he was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, authorities said.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis woman whose five children died in a fire at her home while she was away has been indicted on child endangerment charges.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A fire erupted early Saturday morning in a slum in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi , destroying about 100 huts, a fire official said. No one was hurt in the blaze.