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A burned out automobile is shown next to a ruptured gas line amid rubble after a fire caused by a gas pipeline explosion in a neighborhood in San Bruno, California September 10, 2010.

Over 1,500 California fires in the past 6 years — including the deadliest ever — were caused by one company: PG&E. Here’s what ...

Regular blackouts are PG&E's new strategy to avoid starting fires. A writer called it "the most detested, and detestable, corporation in California."
Former US President Ronald Reagan's Air Force One sits on display at the Reagan Presidential Library as the Easy Fire burns in the hills on October 30, 2019 in Simi Valley, California.

A new fire exploded to over 9,412 acres overnight in Ventura County, California, after a nearby blaze threatened the Reagan Library

The Maria Fire is the latest in a wave of blazes across California. Earlier, the Easy Fire got close to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Ashley LaFranchi walks amidst rubble of a family home at Oak Hill Angus in Calistoga, California, October 28, 2019.

Firefighters are gaining ground in their week-long battle against California’s 77,000-acre Kincade Fire. Here are the latest updates.

The Kincade Fire in California's Sonoma County has burned 77,758 acres. PG&E told regulators that a broken jumper cable may have started the blaze.
LeBron James said his family had to evacuate because of the Getty Fire in Los Angeles, California on October 28, 2019.

A fire near the Getty Museum forced thousands to flee, including LeBron James. Here are the latest updates on the blaze.

The Getty Fire forced LeBron James to evacuate his LA home, so he bought the firefighters a thank-you lunch.
Conception hoisted out of the water with a crane before it was loaded on to a barge and taken to the shore.

Video shows the charred remains of the boat in the California fire that killed 34 being raised from the seabed

"It will then be transported to an undisclosed, secure location for further investigation," Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said.
People wade through a flooded street after Hurricane Barry in Mandeville, Louisiana, July 13, 2019.

Life-saving tips that could help in almost any natural disaster, from fires to hurricanes

Less than half of Americans say they are prepared for a disaster. Here's what to remember if one strikes.

Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be rocked by battery fires

Video of an ignited Lime Bike in Seattle surfaced on Reddit not long after a fire broke out in the company's warehouse.
Brush fires burn in the Las Palomas Wildlife Management Refuge near Boca Chica Village, Texas, following SpaceX's first flight of its Starhopper rocket ship prototype.

SpaceX’s launch of an experimental rocket ship set fire to about 100 acres of wildlife refuge in south Texas

The fires started by Starhopper, a prototype Mars rocket, initially seemed to be extinguished, but the flames rekindled and spread overnight.

Scammers are posing as SP Group employees to sell fire extinguishers after spate of HDB fires this month

SP Group said it does not sell any products and its employees do not conduct door-to-door sales.
It's important to know what to do and what not to do in the event of a fire.

10 dangerous mistakes to avoid during a fire

When it comes to house fires, avoid opening doors and breaking exterior windows at all costs — it can actually cause the flames to spread faster.