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South Dakota Couple Files Lawsuit After Daughter’s Death in Fire

The parents of a 26-year-old woman killed in a fire at their home in Fairburn, S.D., filed a lawsuit against the small town and a neighbor, alleging a grass fire that sparked the deadly blaze was fueled by the remains …

Blaze Destroys 3-Story Building Near Downtown Los Angeles

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a grass fire that destroyed a three-story commercial building near a Hollywood freeway. Los Angeles fire authorities say the blaze erupted at about 10 p.m. Tuesday. It took 125 firefighters about two hours …

Burn Barrel Fires Spreads Destroying Idaho Garage

A person burning household garbage on a windy day in southwestern Idaho ignited a grass fire that spread to a mobile home’s garage. The fire on Tuesday afternoon was extinguished by Nampa Fire Department personnel, but not before it destroyed …

Nepal’s Only International Airport Shut Due to Grass Fire

A grass fire has closed Nepal’s only international airport and forced flights to divert to India. Police spokesman Raviraj Shrestha said the fire spread close to the runway but away from the terminal building Tuesday evening. No damage or casualties …

Cold Front Helps Calm Southwest Oklahoma Grass Fire

Cooler temperatures and precipitation on Sunday helped calm a grass fire that destroyed 11 homes and led to the evacuation of many others in southwestern Oklahoma, authorities said. An evacuation order was lifted, allowing residents in several housing additions near …

Bulldozers Used Against Oklahoma City Grass Fire

Bulldozers will be used in an effort to fully extinguish a smoldering grass fire in northeast Oklahoma City. Deputy Fire Chief Marc Woodard said Thursday that the bulldozers will be used to open access to heavily wooded areas where hot …