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California wildfires: Worst is yet to come

California wildfires: Worst is yet to come

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:22 AM October 14, 2017 SONOMA—Gusting winds and dry air forecast could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires that were already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history.

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32 dead, hundreds missing as California wildfires rage

32 dead, hundreds missing as California wildfires rage

Published October 14, 2017 6:34am By NOEL RANDEWICH, Reuters SONOMA, California - Firefighters made headway on Friday against devastating wildfires in the heart of California's wine country but said the death toll of 32 was expected to rise with hundreds of people still missing.

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Firefighters searching for bodies

Firefighters searching for bodies

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:11 AM October 14, 2017 SANTA ROSA—Body recovery teams with cadaver dogs were searching on Thursday for victims of California’s wildfires as reinforcements arrived to help exhausted firefighters battle some of the worst infernos the state has ever seen.

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At least 23 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

At least 23 dead, hundreds missing as winds fan California wildfires

Published October 12, 2017 12:19pm By ALEXANDRIA SAGE, Reuters SONOMA, California - Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds on Wednesday struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California's wine country.

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Filipino family loses everything to wildfire

Filipino family loses everything to wildfire

Rommel Conclara, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at Oct 12 2017 12:44 PM A Filipino family lost everything after wildfires reduced most of their neighborhood to ash in Santa Rosa, California.

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Canyon fire affects SoCal residents, businesses

Canyon fire affects SoCal residents, businesses

Albert Bataclan, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau Posted at Oct 12 2017 01:36 PM | Updated as of Oct 12 2017 01:37 PM ANAHEIM, California - The hills along the 91 freeway in the Anaheim Hills area now look like a barren, burnt wasteland as the massive Canyon 2 fire continues to burn in Southern California.

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‘Catastrophic event’: Deadly California fires explode again

‘Catastrophic event’: Deadly California fires explode again

Associated Press / 07:56 AM October 12, 2017 SANTA ROSA, Calif. – The wildfires tearing through California wine country flared anew on Wednesday, growing in size and number as authorities issued new evacuation orders and announced that hundreds more homes and businesses had been lost. The death toll climbed to 21 and was expected to still increase.

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Wildfires kill 15, damage 1,500 homes in California

Wildfires kill 15, damage 1,500 homes in California

Reuters Posted at Oct 11 2017 05:34 AM SANTA ROSA - Fast-moving wildfires burning across Northern California's wine country had claimed at least 15 lives by Tuesday afternoon and destroyed an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial buildings, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

Thousands evacuate as California wildfires kill 10

Agence France-Presse / 08:35 AM October 10, 2017 Napa, United States — Raging wildfires in California’s wine country have claimed at least 10 lives and forced thousands to flee, authorities said Monday.

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Children set on fire by Brazilian nursery school guard

Children set on fire by Brazilian nursery school guard

Agence France-Presse / 08:18 AM October 06, 2017 RIO DE JANEIRO—Four toddlers and their teacher died Thursday in southeastern Brazil after a nursery school security guard sprayed them with alcohol and set them on fire, officials said.

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MRT seat catches fire, off-loads passengers

MRT seat catches fire, off-loads passengers

By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas - Reporter / @PathRoxasINQINQUIRER.net / 08:37 AM September 18, 2017 A train of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) stopped and unloaded its passengers after one of its seats caught fire early Monday.

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Fire hits residential area in San Andres Bukid, Manila

Fire hits residential area in San Andres Bukid, Manila

A fire of still undetermined origin broke out in a residential area in San Andres Bukid, Manila on Tuesday morning.

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Fire breaks out in Makati commercial building

Fire breaks out in Makati commercial building

By: Pathricia Ann V. Roxas - @inquirerdotnetINQUIRER.net / 04:39 PM August 14, 2017 A fire broke out in a commercial building in Makati City during a cloudy Monday afternoon.

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Fire hits residential area in Talayan Village, QC

Fire hits residential area in Talayan Village, QC

Published August 11, 2017 10:55am Updated August 11, 2017 12:07pm Fire broke out at a residential area in Talayan Village, Quezon City on Friday morning, according to a report by Allan Gatus on radio dzBB.

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Blaze in fire-prone area in QC leaves 60 families homeless

Blaze in fire-prone area in QC leaves 60 families homeless

By: Jhesset O. Enano - Reporter / @JhessetEnanoINQPhilippine Daily Inquirer / 05:09 AM August 09, 2017 A fire broke out at a crowded residential area in front of the Philippine Science High School in Quezon City on Monday, leaving 60 families homeless.

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Agham Road fire razes 30 homes

Agham Road fire razes 30 homes

Published August 8, 2017 1:56am A fire broke out at a residential area on Quezon City's Agham Road, across from the Philippine Science High School, Monday night, Super Radyo dzBB reported.

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Japan police scrutinize wreckage after blaze at world's largest fish market

Japan police scrutinize wreckage after blaze at world's largest fish market

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese police and fire investigators sifted through the charred wreckage of parts of the world's largest fish market, a day after fire tore through seven buildings at the popular Tokyo tourist site.

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Fire razes 12 homes, stores in Malate, Manila

Fire razes 12 homes, stores in Malate, Manila

Fire broke out and razed at least 12 houses and stores before dawn Friday along Singalong Street in Malate, Manila.

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Large fire breaks out at Dubai's Torch Tower

Large fire breaks out at Dubai's Torch Tower

A major fire broke out in Dubai's Torch Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings, on Thursday, authorities said.

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Fire leaves 300 families homeless in Malabon

Fire leaves 300 families homeless in Malabon

One was reported hurt while 150 houses were destroyed in a fire that razed a residential area in Dulong Herrera Street, Barangay Ibaba, Malabon City, on Wednesday.

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