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An American Airlines Airbus A321.

An e-cigarette caught on fire on an American Airlines flight in Chicago

The fire, which occurred shortly after landing in Chicago, was quickly extinguished by flight attendants, the airline said in a statement.
Police officers are seen at the site of a fire which broke out in an escape room in Koszalin, Poland January 4, 2019.

5 teenage girls died in a Polish escape room fire while celebrating a birthday

The bodies of the five girls were found in a room near a fire which broke out around 5 p.m. local time.
Throwing water on a fire can make some fires worse.

The 5 types of fires and how experts say you should put them out

Water can't put out all fires, it can actually make some fires worse. Here are the five types of fires and how to put them out.

From mudslides to wildfires, these were some of the most devastating California disasters of 2018

From mudslides to wildfires, here's a harrowing look at some of the most damaging natural disasters in California this year.

Toxic chemicals in your home could be linked to cancer, autism, and reproductive issues. Here are 4 of the most concerning.

An environmental health expert identified the chemicals that are most toxic to homeowners and consumers.
Firefighters refill their water from a water tanker in Pacific Drive in Deepwater National Park area of Queensland on November 28, 2018. - Thousands of people were being evacuated from their homes in northeast Australia as bush fires raged across Queensland state amid a scorching heatwave.

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

Extreme weather is bringing the devastating impact of human-caused climate change into focus.
The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.

A Russian icebreaker caught fire in St. Petersburg — the latest in a series of shipyard accidents

The icebreaker Viktor Chernomyrdin has been waylaid for years by other problems, and the Tuesday fire is likely to add to its woes.

People are donning respirator masks as air quality worsens in San Francisco, and it’s locking them out of Face ID

As a result of the Northern California wildfires, air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area has worsened, forcing residents to wear respirator masks.

People recovering from the California wildfires are now scrambling to get ready for rain and potential mudslides

Rain is expected in the forecast this week, and with that the threat of flash floods, mudslides and/or debris flows in areas burned by the fires.
Yuba and Butte County sheriff deputies collect the human remains of victims of the Camp Fire on November 10, 2018 in Paradise, California.

Authorities are still searching for the remaining 993 missing people after the Camp Fire roared through Paradise

The fire, which ignited on November 8, was 65 percent contained by Sunday evening.