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Three-Alarm Fire Destroys California Amazon Warehouse

A massive fire consumed an Amazon Distribution Center in Redlands, California, early Friday morning. First reported at 5:30 a.m., the conflagration burned through the structure with flames rising hundreds of feet into the air. An adjacent freeway was temporarily closed as the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded. Several Amazon shipping trucks were also destroyed.…

FACT CHECK: Did Nigeria Lose 700 Billion Naira From A Coronavirus Relief Fund In...

An image shared on Facebook claims the Nigerian government lost 700 billion naira from a COVID-19 relief fund to a fire. Verdict: False The Nigerian Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning refuted the claim on Twitter. Fact Check: The Facebook post features a screen grab of an article, which put up the headline “We…

Report: Connecticut Woman Sparks Deadly Fire Using Hand Sanitizer as Molotov Cocktail

Destiny Waite allegedly set fire to her Hartford, Connecticut, apartment building on Monday using a “molotov cocktail” fueled by hand sanitizer. The 28-year-old responded to a “domestic verbal and physical altercation” with her girlfriend by igniting a bottle of hand sanitizer and throwing it at her. The fire sparked by that bottle spread throughout the building,…

Police Evacuate Historic Paris Train Station After Fire Deliberately Set Nearby

February 28, 2020 5:49 PM ET The historic Gare de Lyon train station in Paris was evacuated after an individual or group of people deliberately set fire to scooters parked outside on Friday. The fire was set by people protesting singer Fally Ipupa’s concert, who they accused of being too close to the Congolese government,…

Thousands Stranded on Beach Encircled By Flames as Bushfires Rip Through Australia

Thousands of tourists and locals were left stranded on a beach in southeast Australia on Tuesday as bushfires ravaged a popular tourist area, leaving no escape by land.As the Epoch Times’ Katabella Roberts reports, up to 4,000 people are trapped on the foreshore of the encircled seaside town of Mallacoota, in the East Gippsland region…

FIRE: Long Island University Post Requires Students to Have ‘Respect for Authority’

Long Island University Post (LIU Post) has fallen under scrutiny by free speech advocates for a school policy that apparently requires its students to have “respect for authority.” One LIU Post student had found himself under investigation by school officials for alleged possession and distribution of flyers deemed to be disrespectful. The Foundation for Individual…

PG&E Crashes to All-Time Low, Fears Blame For Calif. Inferno

Shares of California’s largest, insolvent utility, PG&E, plunged 26% to a new all-time low on Friday…… amid speculation that the company – which filed for bankruptcy at the start of the year as it was faced with soaring legal liabilities over its involvement in the most destructive California fire in history – would be held…

Over 200 Firefighters Battle Blaze at Bronx Apartment Building

It took 215 New York City Fire Department (FDNY) firefighters to quell a blaze in a Bronx apartment building on Friday evening. Reports said one civilian and seven firefighters were injured during the five-alarm fire that started on the sixth floor of the building located on the Grand Concourse by East 172nd Street. Two of the…

Iran Warns: ‘Single Blunder Can Fuel Big Fire in Persian Gulf’

Accuses US of “merciless economic terrorism” In his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ruled out negotiations with the US as long as economic sanctions against his country are in place.“I would like to announce that our response to any negotiation under sanctions is negative,” Rouhani said, adding…

Report: Tesla Solar Panels Catch Fire on Colorado Home

Another set of Tesla-produced residential solar panels have reportedly caught fire on a home in Louisville, Colorado. FOX 31 Denver reports that a woman in Louisville, Colorado, is warning others about the dangers of solar panels after her Tesla-leased panels burst into flames on the roof of her home. Briana Greer was out of town in…

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