Midnight In The Desert — fire

One Way to Get Rid of Bedbugs: Burn the House Down

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One Way to Get Rid of Bedbugs: Burn the House Down

You might want to do anything to get rid of bedbugs, but adding fire to the mix didn't end well for one Cincinnati woman trying to rid her apartment of the tiny creeps. As the AP reports, she accidentally started a house fire while trying to kill bedbugs with rubbing alcohol on Friday, causing $250,000 in damage and hospitalizing three people with smoke inhalation. Ten people are now homeless. "When I got here the whole house was on fire," one resident tells Fox 19. "I'll start from scratch. It's like a dream....everything is burnt. I'll start fresh. It's all we...

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Plane Caught Massive Fire at Changi Airport

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Plane Caught Massive Fire at Changi Airport

Singapore Airlines plane reportedly catches fire at Changi Airport

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Caught on Camera: Rochester gas station explosion

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Caught on Camera: Rochester gas station explosion

Fire investigators in Rochester, NY, are trying to determine what sparked the fire that ignited vapors from a gasoline can inside a car. It caused an explosion and a man caught on fire.

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A Swarm of Satellites Will Soon Keep Us Safe From Fires

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A Swarm of Satellites Will Soon Keep Us Safe From Fires

The image above, created by NASA, may leave you wondering why our government is building a planetary shield. Something you’re not telling us, NASA? According to the space agency, NASA’s shield plan has nothing to do with intergalactic threats—it’s protection against a danger on the ground. The space agency wants to build a global network of fire-monitoring satellites. In light of recent events, namely, the Summer of Fire and Drought and Heat and More Fire, it’s not a bad idea. One of the main challenges facing fire-prone countries—look at Indonesia right now—is that blazes start in remote areas, often going...

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Another 'Gateway To Hell': Fiery Pit Which Opens Up In China

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Another 'Gateway To Hell': Fiery Pit Which Opens Up In China

Geologists have been left baffled by this extraordinary fiery hole which has opened up on the side of a Chinese mountain. The small hole has been glowing bright orange due to its intense heat since it was spotted a week ago by builders and villagers in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The area was sealed off as mining experts and geologists were called to the area. Geologist Hu Tan who is leading the investigation into the 80 cm wide hole said: 'The air blasting out of the hole is so hot, that if you hold a branch...

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