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Sierra Foothills Wildfire Claims 5 Homes; 750 Evacuated Near Plymouth

PLYMOUTH (CBS SF) — A wildfire in Northern California has destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the Sand Fire has burned about 1,300 acres near the border of Amador and El Dorado counties. 103 more words


Residents Evacuated After Bricks Begin Falling From Pitcairn’s Young Hotel

PITCAIRN (KDKA) — Residents were evacuated from the Young Hotel in Pitcairn Friday evening when bricks began falling off the side of the building.

The Pitcairn Fire Department was called to the scene in the 300-block of Broadway Boulevard around 6:20 p.m. 198 more words


Fire in Rockport Estates 95 percent contained

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – Officials in Summit County urged residents in about 220 homes to evacuate after a structure fire in Rockport Estates spread to threaten other homes in the area, but just before 10 p.m. 230 more words


Windward Oahu got brunt of bad weather

The Honolulu Fire Dept. reports that the windward area got the worst of the heavy rains that hit Oahu overnight.

Between midnight and 6 a.m. Sunday, there were 13 water evacuation calls, with people’s property being flooded. 106 more words


Hot, Dry Weather Encouraging Western Wildfires

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Southern Oregon wildfire has destroyed six homes and 14 other buildings, and dozens of additional blazes ignited after thousands of lightning strikes lashed the state. 701 more words


Mysterious Odor Leads To Evacuation Of 100 Homes

SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) – A mysterious odor has prompted the evacuation of about 100 homes in Pennsylvania.

A fire chief tells WPVI-TV in Philadelphia… 123 more words


Strange Odor Forces Evacuations From Montgomery County Townhomes

By Mark Abrams

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are continuing to investigate the source of a noxious odor which caused the evacuation of more than 100 people Sunday night in Skippack Township, Montgomery County. 318 more words