Tag: fire

Woman, 72, dies in house fire in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley

SOMERSET, N.S.— A 72-year-old woman has died in a house fire in a small rural community in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. RCMP say officers responded to the call at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on West Steadman Road in Somerset, N.S., 20 kilometres west of Kentville. Paramedics confirm a woman from the small community was found dead…

Hong Kong protesters fire bows and arrows from campus fortress

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters shot bows and arrows and hurled petrol bombs from a barricaded university campus on Sunday, as police charged and charged again, firing tear gas and blue liquid from water cannon after fiery clashes overnight. Protesters clash with police outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong, China…

Kincade Fire rages, aided by hurricane-force winds

The massive Kincade Fire in California’s famed Wine Country burned 84 square miles and forced the evacuations of about 180,000 as firefighters reported a drop in containment from 10 percent to 5 percent by Sunday night. Cal Fire spokesman told the Sacramento Bee that two firefighters were injured while fighting the fire and fire crews…