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Russia still has 10 Chernobyl-style reactors that scientists say aren’t necessarily safe

Nuclear scientists worry that the type of reactor that exploded during Chernobyl, an RBMK, could pose a safety risk in Russia.
Thick smoke and glow from lava are seen as Mount Agung volcano erupts in Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia, May 24, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media.

A volcanic eruption in Bali along the ‘Ring of Fire’ spewed lava and smoke two years after agencies upped safety warnings

Mount Agung's eruption caused some flight cancellations but no reported casualties as it spread lava and rocks over about two miles nearby.
The Lake County Sheriff's Department released an image of the scene after the explosion on their Facebook page, urging people to stay away from the area.

An explosion at a silicone plant north of Chicago left 3 dead and 1 missing. Footage from a nearby outdoor cam shows a bright inferno funneling into t...

On May 3, an explosion at a silicone plant near Chicago shook the ground. Officials said three people are dead and one is missing.

Fire tamed at Petronas’ flagship Malaysian oil refinery

The fire was contained within about 30 minutes

An explosion in a Kuching megamall has killed 3 people and left 41 injured – here’s what we know

The explosion is believed to be caused by a leaking gas cylinder.

At least 22 people killed after explosion near a chemical plant in northern China

State media outlets shared video purporting to show the blast scene, showing towers of black smoke and sharp orange flames in the morning darkness.

An off-duty Border Patrol agent accidentally started a 47,000-acre wildfire in Arizona when a gender-reveal party went horribly wrong

A Border Patrol agent has to pay $220,000 in fines after starting a 47,000-acre wildfire in Arizona during a gender-reveal celebration for his wife's pregnancy last year. Dennis Dickey, of Tucson, Arizona, pleaded guilty on September 28 to causing a fire without a permit in April 2017.
A woman is taken away by the police after the explosion near the US embassy on July 26, 2018 in Beijing, China.

‘I do not know that man. I didn’t do anything!’: A woman who tried to share footage of the explosion near Beijing’s US Embassy...

The woman was dragged away by plainclothes men who said they were dealing with a "family matter," but the woman yelled, "I do not know that man. I didn’t do anything! I was just a bystander!" Censorship of controversial thoughts and political incidents is common in China

Authorities respond to an explosion near the US Embassy in Beijing

Videos that appear to have been captured from the scene show smoke and law enforcement officials responding to an incident.