Fire at Indonesian oil depot kills 17; thousands evacuated
A large fire has broken out at a fuel storage depot in Indonesia’s capital, killing at least 17 people, injuring dozens of others and forcing the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents after spreading to their neighborhoodwashingtonpost.com
Truck cab bursts into flames after California chase
A truck cab caught on fire after a high speed chase north of Los Angeles on Thursday. The truck was reported stolen in Kern County. Highway Patrol Officers pursued it until it drove over spikes and caught fire. The driver surrendered to police. (Nov. 4)news.yahoo.com
State Rep. La Shawn Ford’s cars, garage catch fire in possible arson Monday night
A witness told police her security camera caught footage of a person walking near a car in the alley when smoke stared coming from the unknown vehicle. Ford's 1970 black Chevrolet Corvette and a black Ford sustained damage.chicagotribune.com
1 killed, 13 injured in massive warehouse fire near Moscow
A massive fire engulfed a warehouse outside Moscow on Wednesday, killing at least one person, injuring 13 others and leaving two missing, officials said. The fire, at a warehouse belonging to Russia's leading online retailer, Ozon, affected an area of 50,000 square meters (540,000 square feet). Emergencies officials said that one person died in the fire, and Moscow region Gov. Andrei Vorobyov said that two people are unaccounted-for.news.yahoo.com
2 vehicles scorched outside home in northwest Miami-Dade
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Two vehicles were scorched overnight in a fire in northwest Miami-Dade. The incident unfolded in the area of Northwest 104th Street and Fifth Avenue. “It sounded like very loud popping noises,” Jonathan Jimenez, who lives next door to where the fire occurred, said. Jimenez said part of a nearby pickup truck was also melted by the flames. Police officers at the scene said they knocked on the door of the home that the vehicles were parked outside of but no one was home.
Fire at French cloud computing firm disrupts websites
The OVH data center is seen in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, March 11, 2021. A fire broke out on Wednesday in a room of one of the 4 OVH cloud data center affecting websites in several European countries. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)PARIS – Numerous companies and websites in France suffered outages and disruptions to services after a fire swept through a cloud computing provider's facility. No one was injured in the blaze, which destroyed one of the site's four data centers and damaged another one. AdOVH operates 15 data centers in Europe and competes with giant U.S. cloud-computing rivals such as Amazon Web Services.
Fire erupts at warehouse in northeast Miami-Dade; multiple businesses affected
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Firefighters extinguished a fire that erupted Wednesday morning at a warehouse in northeast Miami-Dade. Three firefighters were standing on the roof, assessing the situation as other firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze from the ground. The warehouse was used for various businesses, and items such as wholesale clothing, souvenirs, home goods and perfumes were inside the building. Ad“I believe everything is gone because of the water -- it’s a perfume business,” one business owner said. The cause of the fire is unclear at this time, but firefighters believe it started in the back of the building.