Evacuations

In this image taken from video released by the Paris Fire Dept., firemen scale the top floors of an apartment building on fire, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Paris, France. A fire in a Paris apartment building has killed a number of people and sent residents fleeing to the roof or climbing out windows to escape. (Paris Fire Dept. via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 8:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a Paris apartment building fire (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A young firefighter says he ran into his neighbor in a Paris apartment building a short time after they had a dispute and saw their entire floor was in flames. The neighbor was taken into custody on suspicion of...
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February 05, 2019 - 8:43 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Showers doused the Southland today and a winter storm warning was in effect in the San Gabriel Mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, where the snow could fall as low as 2,000 feet, threatening hazardous travel conditions, including on Interstate 5 through The Grapevine...
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February 04, 2019 - 3:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hundreds of residents living in recreational vehicles and other temporary shelters are being ordered to leave their burned out properties after federal authorities threatened to withhold paying for the massive cleanup of California's most destructive wildfire. The Paradise city...
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In this image made from a video taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, travelers stay outside Brisbane International Airport after their evacuation from the airport in Brisbane, Australia. A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours, police said on Sunday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 8:54 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying. Police ended the standoff late Saturday...
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Law enforcement and other emergency personnel salute at the scene of a fatal accident where a volunteer member of the Ventura County search and rescue team was killed along Interstate Highway 5 south of Pyramid Lake, Calif. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The second in a string of powerful storms is battering California, bringing down trees, flooding roadways and prompting evacuations in wildfire burn areas where intense downpours could loosen bare hillsides and cause mudslides. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 02, 2019 - 6:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders. Flash flood warnings were issued for huge...
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A pedestrian makes their way across an overpass under a dramatic sunrise during the early morning commute in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. A powerful storm heading toward California is expected to produce heavy rainfall, damaging winds, localized stream flooding and heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada. Forecasters say rain will arrive in the north late Friday afternoon and reach the south late in the night, and last through Saturday night. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
February 01, 2019 - 8:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm bearing down on California on Friday was expected to produce heavy rainfall, damaging winds, localized stream flooding and heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada, forecasters said. Evacuations were ordered or recommended in advance for residents of some of the many...
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February 01, 2019 - 2:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX 1070) - A new storm headed toward the Southland today, threatening to generate heavy rain, snow on Interstate 5 in the San Gabriel Mountains, wind gusts of 80 miles per hour, challenging travel conditions in the mountains, whiteouts, flooding, debris flows and rockslides in...
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Traffic is diverted off northbound Interstate 5 in Castaic, Calif., after California's main north-south artery was closed by snow in the Tejon Pass some 30 miles to the north Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The first in a series of Pacific storms brought heavy rain to Southern California and snow in the mountains Monday, closing some highways and snarling traffic. Weather forecasters have predicted a series of storms, one after the other, could continue to bring rain and snow into the middle of the week. (Hans Gutknecht/The Orange County Register via AP)
January 14, 2019 - 10:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific storm threatened potential catastrophe. In Riverside County east of Los Angeles, mandatory evacuations...
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Shoppers with their hands raised are evacuated from Fashion Place Mall in Murray, Utah, after a shooting on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 13, 2019 - 4:29 pm
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Two people were wounded in a shooting just outside a popular Utah mall Sunday where hundreds of scared shoppers hunkered down until police arrived to evacuate the building. Two people in their early 20s were shot at about 1:30 p.m. near the southeast entrance to the Fashion...
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Firefighters work at the scene of a gas leak explosion in Paris, France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Paris police say several people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a bakery believed caused by a gas leak. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
January 12, 2019 - 4:58 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities said two firefighters were killed and 47 people injured in a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday that blasted out windows and overturned cars. Firefighters pulled injured victims from windows and evacuated residents...
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