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Wildfires rage near Batagay, in Russia's Sakha Republic district, on June 11, 2019.

PG&E is about to cut power for some Californians again. The preemptive outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten.

Two weeks ago, California utility company PG&E preemptively shut down power lines to avoid a risk of fires. More blackouts will likely happen soon.
Prosecutors said two brothers saved their meth lab equipment from a blaze, but didn't save their 82-year-old grandmother.

2 brothers are accused of leaving their grandma to die in a fire, but saving their meth lab equipment

They rescued their meth-making equipment, then went for cigarettes, failing to call authorities and alert them to the deadly fire, prosecutors said.
Hakim Law.

A hero at the scene of a Philadelphia fire says he caught babies being thrown from windows — and dropped a burn on Eagles’ Nelson Agholor...

Hakim Law, who’s a former firefighter, told CBS 3 that he jumped into action when he saw a man screaming for help in the burning building.
The teen burned love letters.

A 19-year-old accidentally started a fire in her apartment while burning old love letters, police say

On Monday afternoon, a teen from Lincoln, Nebraska, accidentally started a fire in her apartment because she was burning love letters, police said.

The best fire starters you can buy

When you're out in the wild, it's good to have a reliable fire starter on hand. These are the best fire starters of 2019 for your next camp trip.
Map showing the location of Koltsovo town, where a gas explosion took place at a viral research lab on September 16, 2019.

A gas explosion ripped through a Russian lab storing deadly diseases like smallpox, anthrax, and Ebola

A gas cylinder at a major Russian research lab known as Vector exploded in a sanitary inspection room and caused a fire on Monday.
JJ Lambert and Jenna Marsala hug after hanging a scuba flag at a makeshift memorial near Truth Aquatics as the search continues for those missing in a pre-dawn fire that sank a commercial diving boat off a Southern California island near Santa Barbara, California.

A family of 5 on a birthday trip, a father-daughter duo who loved diving, and a marine biologist leading the scuba expedition are believed to be among...

A scuba diving boat carrying 33 passengers and six crew members caught fire early Monday morning off the coast of Southern California.
A whole lot of goo.

Watch a reporter get doused in liquid pink flame retardant while covering wildfires

The whole thing was captured on TV, of course. But the reporter, Steven Luke of NBC San Diego, handled it like a pro.

A boat was engulfed in flames off the California coast, claiming at least 20 lives. Here’s what we know about the vessel.

The diving boat Conception embarked on a three-day excursion throughout Labor Day weekend around the northern Channel Islands by the California coast.