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Rains Aid in Battling Ponderosa Pine Fire Near Flagstaff, Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Flames raged mostly unchecked for a third day through America’s largest ponderosa pine forest, threatening thousands of residents in and around Flagstaff, Arizona, but firefighters made the most of afternoon rains on Tuesday to finally take the …

Blame Game Begins Over Who is at Fault for Rio Museum Fire

Smoke rose Monday from the burned-out hulk of Brazil’s National Museum, as recriminations flew over who was responsible for the loss of at least part of Latin America’s largest archive of historical artifacts, objects and documents. The museum’s director said …

No Evidence of Arson in Mississippi Agriculture Museum Fire

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is expected to remain closed to the general public until Dec. 1. Andy Prosser, deputy commissioner of agriculture, tells WJTV in Jackson the facility will be made available to individuals or groups who had …

Fire Destroys Danish Museum, Collection Saved

A fire blazed through The Museum of Danish Resistance in Copenhagen on Sunday, destroying large parts of the building but most of the collection was saved, museum officials said. No one was injured in the fire and firefighters and staff …