Commercial fires

January 08, 2019 - 6:14 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida teenager killed when a Telsa sedan crashed and caught fire last year are suing the electric car company alleging that the battery pack on its electric Model S is defective and can erupt into intense fires. Edgar Monserratt and Esperanza Martinez...
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January 08, 2019 - 5:56 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida teenager killed when a Telsa sedan crashed and caught fire last year are suing the company, alleging that the battery pack on its Model S is defective and can erupt into intense fires. They allege in the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Broward County...
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South Korean Transport Ministry officials and members of investigative panel on BMW engine bow during a press conference as damaged gears of a BMW which engine had caught fire are displayed at the government complex in Seoul, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. South Korea says it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
December 23, 2018 - 10:51 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Monday it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country. South Korea's Transport Ministry its...
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December 23, 2018 - 9:44 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will fine BMW 11.2 billion won ($9.9 million) and file a criminal complaint against the company with state prosecutors over an allegedly botched response to dozens of engine fires reported in the country. South Korea's Transport Ministry said Monday its...
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television, Russian rescue team wait for a elevator to go down into the mine potash mine in Solikamsk, the Perm region near the Ural Mountains, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Russian emergency teams struggled Saturday to reach nine construction workers trapped inside a burning potash mine in the Perm region near the Ural Mountains. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
December 23, 2018 - 6:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Rescue teams on Sunday found the bodies of nine construction workers who had been trapped inside a burning potash mine in Russia's Ural Mountains. A fire erupted Saturday at the mine operated by the fertilizer company Uralkali in the Perm region, where two teams of workers were doing...
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Firefighters respond to a midtown Manhattan high-rise fire a block from Grand Central Terminal, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters are responding to a blaze at a Midtown high-rise office building. The New York Fire Department said Friday morning that no injuries have been reported. Five dozen firefighters responded to the fire on Madison Avenue a block from Grand Central Terminal. The Fire...
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December 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters are responding to a blaze at a Midtown high-rise office building. The New York Fire Department said Friday morning that no injuries have been reported. Five dozen firefighters responded to the fire on Madison Avenue a block from Grand Central Terminal. The Fire...
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December 18, 2018 - 5:23 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in upstate New York say a man went to a coffee shop where his girlfriend works, told her to come outside, doused her in flammable liquid and set her on fire. Police in Tonawanda say man also set himself on fire Monday afternoon by accident due to his proximity to...
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December 18, 2018 - 8:20 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in upstate New York say a man set a woman on fire outside a coffee shop. Police in the city of Tonawanda say the man contacted his 25-year-old girlfriend, who works at the shop, and told her to come outside Monday afternoon. Authorities say the man then doused her...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2016 file photo, a fire attack helicopter makes a retardant drop during a firing operation on the ridge between Mount Manuel and the Coast Ridge Road while fighting the Soberanes Fire near the village of Big Sur, Calif. The so-called Soberanes Fire burned its way into the record books as the most expensive wildland firefight in U.S. history in what a new report calls "an extreme example of excessive, unaccountable, budget-busting suppression spending that is causing a fiscal crisis in the U.S. Forest Service." (David Royal/The Monterey County Herald via AP, File)
December 15, 2018 - 1:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, thousands of firefighters responded with overwhelming force, attacking flames from the air and ground. In the first week, the blaze destroyed 57 homes and killed a...
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