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Maryland School Bus Burns When Student Lights Road Flare

The Maryland State Fire Marshal says a school bus caught on fire in Chestertown after a student lit a road flare. School officials say the driver and all 28 students on board got off the bus, although six or seven …

1 Injured, 9 Displayed in San Diego Fire

Firefighters say one person had to be hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire in the Bay Terraces neighborhood of San Diego. A fire-rescue dispatcher told City News Service four adults and five children were displaced by the blaze …

3 Miners Rescued from Tennessee Mine After Fire

Three miners trapped by smoke underground in a Tennessee zinc mine have been rescued after a fire started on a drill rig. Tim Wilder, of the Jefferson County EMA, said the three were helped out of the mine by a …

6 Die in Retirement Home Fire in Southern France

The local government office says a fire in a retirement home in the southern French port city of Marseille has killed six people and injured 15 others. The prefecture said the fire erupted overnight and was extinguished Wednesday morning. Christophe …

India Official: We’re Trying to Avoid Future Fires

The top official in India’s West Bengal state told mourners Monday that her government was working to ensure that a hospital fire that killed 93 people would be the last tragedy of its kind. Officials say lax safety standards contributed …

Fire Destroys Montana Landmark, Owner Injured

A weekend fire destroyed a landmark business in eastern Montana and the owner remains hospitalized after suffering smoke inhalation. Fort Peck’s Gateway Inn Bar and Supper Club, built in 1933, caught fire at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Glasgow assistant fire …