Photo of a tomato processing plant fire in Stockton, California

Crews Battle 5-Alarm Fire at Central Cal Tomato Plant

STOCKTON — Fire crews are battling a large fire at a tomato processing plant in Stockton. Stockton Fire said on social media that roughly 1.5 acres of plastic pallets were burning Tuesday and drivers are asked to avoid the area. Fire officials say it is a 5...
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Australians Leave Homes as Heat, Winds Escalate Fire Danger

EDEN, Australia — Thousands of people fled their homes and helicopters dropped supplies to towns at risk of nearby wildfires as hot, windy conditions Friday threatened already fire-ravaged southeastern Australian communities. Lake Tahoe Basin Managemen...
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Notre Dame Cathedral to Miss First Christmas in Centuries

PARIS — Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars — a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed. Yet an accidental fire in peacetime finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year, for the first time in over two centur...

Fire Burns Vacant Building on HSR Property in South Fresno

A fire burned a vacant building on a plot of land owned by the California High Speed Rail Authority. Black smoke could be seen for miles — especially around highways 99 and 41 — when the fire started around 1 p.m. Listen to this article: https://d28...