Vehicle fires

Matheus Leist's car is hauled to the garage during the IndyCar auto race Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
June 09, 2018 - 10:18 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 9:05 p.m. The second caution at Texas came out when the cars driven by Ed Carpenter and rookie Robert Wickens made contact on the 173rd of 248 laps Saturday night. Heading off the backstretch into Turn 3...
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Former Dallas Cowboy Ed "Too Tall" Jones participates in a news conference before the IndyCar auto race Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2018 - 9:26 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A tough night for A.J. Foyt's IndyCar team in his home state. The No. 4 car driven by rookie Matheus Leist caught fire seven laps into the race Texas on Saturday night. About 20 laps later,...
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Former Dallas Cowboy Ed "Too Tall" Jones participates in a news conference before the IndyCar auto race Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2018 - 9:00 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 7:55 p.m. IndyCar rookie driver Matheus Leist pulled his No. 4 car to the apron and quickly jumped out of the cockpit as fire overtook the car only seven laps into Saturday night's race at Texas. Leist...
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June 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities are investigating after a journalist's car was set on fire in the southwestern city of Timisoara. Nobody was injured. Journalist Dragos Bota told the Associated Press on Sunday the fire that happened at night was "a Mafia-style act of intimidation."...
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Ryan Blaney (12) drives out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2018 - 9:42 pm
The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Ryan Blaney's car became a fireball on Lap 279 of the Coca-Cola 600, ending his night early. Blaney's No. 12 Ford burst into flames as he made his way into turn one at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He was able to stop the car...
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In this Friday, May 11, 2018, photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South Jordan, Utah. Witnesses indicated the Tesla Model S did not brake prior to impact. Police Sgt. Samuel Winkler said the car's air bags were activated and that the Tesla's 28-year-old driver suffered a broken right ankle, while the driver of the mechanic truck didn't require treatment. Police in a Salt Lake City suburb say it's not immediately known whether a Tesla Model S sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot driving system was in use when it rear-ended a truck apparently without braking before impact at approximately 60 mph. (South Jordan Police Department via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 7:30 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features. The 28-year-old driver of the car told police in...
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In this Friday, May 11, 2018, photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a red light in South Jordan, Utah. Witnesses indicated the Tesla Model S did not brake prior to impact. Police Sgt. Samuel Winkler said the car's air bags were activated and that the Tesla's 28-year-old driver suffered a broken right ankle, while the driver of the mechanic truck didn't require treatment. Police in a Salt Lake City suburb say it's not immediately known whether a Tesla Model S sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot driving system was in use when it rear-ended a truck apparently without braking before impact at approximately 60 mph. (South Jordan Police Department via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 6:59 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features. The 28-year-old driver of the car told police in...
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May 14, 2018 - 6:02 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Tesla sedan with an Autopilot feature (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The driver of a Tesla electric car that hit a Utah fire department vehicle over the weekend says the car's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode was engaged at the time of the crash. Police in the Salt...
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Azerbaijani firefighters work at the scene of the Trump-branded building in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, April 28, 2018. A building in Azerbaijan which was once intended to be a Trump-branded hotel has caught fire. (AP Photo/Aida Sultanova)
April 28, 2018 - 12:30 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A high-rise building in Azerbaijan's capital that once was intended to be a Trump-branded hotel caught fire Saturday, but the flames were put out and no injuries were reported. The 33-story building had few visible signs of damage to its exterior once firefighters who...
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A burnt double-decker bus is seen in Tak province, Thailand, Friday, March 30, 2018. Police say a fire on a bus carrying migrant workers to Thai factories has killed 20 people. It occurred in a western province along the border with Myanmar, and reports say the workers were from there. Police said the driver told police the fire started in the middle of the bus and spread quickly, trapping victims at the back of the bus.(Daily News via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 12:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A fire on a double-decker bus carrying migrant workers killed 20 people early Friday a week after another high death toll showed the continuing dangers of Thailand's roads. The fire was reported to police around 1:30 a.m. in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with...
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