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Fire Contained, Evacuation Lifted at Texas Chemical Site

The fire at a Texas chemical facility owned by TPC Group Inc. has been contained and an evacuation order for the surrounding community has been lifted, allowing thousands who spent Thanksgiving away from home to return. “We are close to …

Royal Dutch Shell Says Nigeria Spill Contained

The worst Nigeria offshore oil spill in more than a decade has been contained before reaching the West African nation’s coast, officials with Royal Dutch Shell PLC said Monday, less than a week after one of its lines bled crude …

Nevada Fire Fully Contained at Nearly 2,000 Acres

The southwest Reno fire that forced thousands to flee and destroyed 32 homes is fully contained at nearly 2,000 acres, fire officials said late Sunday. Close to 10,000 people were forced to evacuate early Friday by the unusual, out-of-season blaze …

945-Acre Southern California Wildfire Fully Contained

Firefighters in Southern California have surrounded a blaze that burned nearly 1,000 acres and briefly trapped about 50 drivers when it jumped a freeway. Officials from the Riverside County Fire Department said in a statement Sunday night that the wildfire …