Evacuations

Thick smoke fills the sky above the TPC plant Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at the Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. (Kim Brent/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
November 28, 2019 - 6:44 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile (7-kilometer) radius from the plant in Port Neches...
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An air tanker drops retardant to slow the Cave Fire burning in Los Padres National Forest, Calif., above Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 27, 2019 - 10:00 pm
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A strong storm moved into Southern California on Wednesday, almost completely dousing a wildfire that had threatened thousands of homes but briefly raising the threat of debris flows from barren slopes. Residents in and below the fire area on the south Santa Barbara County...
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Thick smoke fills the sky above the TPC plant Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at the Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. (Kim Brent/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 9:34 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile (seven-kilometer) radius from the plant in Port...
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Thick smoke fills the sky above the TPC plant Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at the Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. (Kim Brent/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 6:36 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. The blasts blew out windows and doors of nearby homes and prompted a mandatory evacuation of a 4-mile (seven-kilometer) radius from the plant in Port...
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An air tanker drops retardant to slow the Cave Fire burning in Los Padres National Forest, Calif., above Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 27, 2019 - 12:19 pm
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A strong storm moved into Southern California on Wednesday, almost completely dousing a wildfire that had threatened thousands of homes but bringing a potential new threat of debris flows from barren slopes. Residents in and below the fire area on the south Santa Barbara...
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Minneapolis firefighters leave after a deadly fire at a high-rise apartment building, center in background, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Minneapolis. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 9:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fire swept through a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building early Wednesday, killing five people and sending three others to the hospital with injuries, officials said. There was no immediate indication what caused the blaze in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, located in a...
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Minneapolis firefighters leave after a deadly fire at a high-rise apartment building, center in background, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Minneapolis. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 9:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fire swept through a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building early Wednesday, killing five people and sending three others to the hospital with injuries, officials said. There was no immediate indication what caused the blaze un the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, located in a...
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November 27, 2019 - 6:54 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A chemical company says three people were injured in an explosion at its plant in East Texas. The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away. The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the TPC Group...
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November 27, 2019 - 6:45 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A chemical company says three people were injured in an explosion at its plant in East Texas. The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away. The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the TPC Group...
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A DC-10 air tanker drops retardant to slow the Cave Fire burning in Los Padres National Forest, Calif., above Santa Barbara on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 26, 2019 - 5:39 pm
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Most of the thousands of people who fled a raging California wildfire in the mountains north of Santa Barbara were told they could return home Tuesday as an approaching storm offered hope the flames would be doused. About 4,000 of the nearly 5,500 evacuees were affected when...
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