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August 21, 2019 - 7:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart sued Tesla for "gross negligence" on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company's energy division installed solar panels that went up in flames on its store rooftops. The retailer said fires broke out at seven store rooftops between 2012 and 2018, causing millions of...
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August 12, 2019 - 7:29 am
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home childcare center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said Monday. Luther Jones' two daughters and a son were trapped in a blaze in the lakeside city of Erie while...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Firefighters today extinguished a smoldering fire in a building under construction on the grounds of Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The non-injury blaze was reported about 11:20 a.m. at 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. and was extinguished in about an hour, said Nicholas Prange of the Los...
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July 22, 2019 - 7:41 am
CULVER CITY (CNS) - Firefighters from Culver City and Los Angeles today battled a blaze in a 99 Cent store, authorities said. It was reported about 2:15 a.m. in the store at 12717 Washington Boulevard, Culver City police Sgt. M. Van Hook said. Neighbors told reporters at the scene they heard an...
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July 19, 2019 - 7:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-story building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and three police officers. The fire at the Holden Tower apparently began in a trash chute about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, causing flames to shoot out and...
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July 18, 2019 - 7:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked anime fans across Japan and beyond. Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically. The suspect was...
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June 13, 2019 - 12:09 pm
HERMOSA BEACH - A two-alarm fire damaged a three-story home under construction in Hermosa Beach and spread to four other nearby homes before it was extinguished. Hermosa Beach Police detained and later arrested a suspect who was found near the scene of the fire. He is Michael Christopher Kotva, age...
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June 10, 2019 - 12:36 pm
A fire heavily damaged several businesses in a strip mall in the popular NoHo Arts District today. The fire was reported about 5:35 a.m. in the 5200 block of North Lankershim Boulevard. The flames burned through the roof of the single-story, 75-foot-by-150-foot building and prompted firefighters to...
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June 03, 2019 - 8:34 am
One person suffered minor burns today in an explosion and fire at an oil and chemical storage terminal in Carson. Firefighters sent to the 2000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard at 5:40 a.m. extinguished the flames in about a half hour, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported. The explosion and...
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May 31, 2019 - 10:00 am
A fire heavily damaged a single-story commercial building in the south Los Angeles area today, but no one was hurt, authorities said. The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. in the 3100 block of South Main Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The flames were extinguished...
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