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Hundreds Hurt, Dozens Feared Dead After Fertilizer Plant Explosion--West, Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, death, Explosion, Fire, Fertilizer factory, West, Texas )

- 2194 days ago -
A raging fire, followed by a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in North Texas has devastated a small community. The plant is located in West, Texas, a small town of about 2,800 people, 18 miles north of Waco - 80 miles south of Dallas.
David & Rascal's Story
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, animals, dogs, pets, family, fire, loss, invalid, red cross, americans, death, environment, GoodNews, ethics, freedoms, goodnews, health, humans, interesting, news, philanthropy, internet, rights, sadness, society, usa, tv )

- 2731 days ago -
David and Rascal share quite a unique bond, both pulled from a fire that destroyed not only their home but 2 other family members (2 dogs). Left with nothing but each other, read their story and please share to help David & Rascal.
Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire 100 Years Later
Society & Culture  (tags: fire, unsafe working conditions, teenagers, women, unions, Triangle Fire )

- 2973 days ago -
March 25, 1911 the fire killed 146 mostly women half were teenagers who had the year before gone on strike trying to form a union for better safety conditions. It took these horrific deaths in an inferno before the laws were changed around the USA.
Man Charged With Rape, Attempted Murder and Arson After Girl, 14, Left Fighting for Life in Caroline Springs
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, child, teenage girl, rape, fire, sicko )

- 3246 days ago -
Michael Tuano Hermogenes, 24, has been charged over a Caroline Springs house fire yesterday that left a 14-year-old girl fighting for her life. The victim remains in a critical condition at the Royal Children's Hospital,
Men Credited With Saving Portland Couple in Fiery I-5 Crash
Society & Culture  (tags: men, heros, saved lifes, couple, wreck, fire, Good Samaritan )

- 3525 days ago -
WOODBURN, Ore. -- "Those two men saved our lives -- they really, really saved our lives," a thankful Fred Stock told KGW as his wife sat at his side on Tuesday.
Driver Saves Passengers on Burning Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, transportation, fire, hero, saved lifes )

- 3550 days ago -
Orange (WTNH) - A Connecticut transit bus caught fire and the driver is being credited with helping people get out of harm's way.
Woman Arrested in Schenectady Arson That Killed 10-Year-Old Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: society, fire, arson, child, death, crime, police, law, sadness, investigation )

- 3575 days ago -
Schenectady Police have arrested a 25-year-old woman in an arson that killed a 10-year-old girl last month. Sarah Moore has been charged with felony murder and arson, police announced today.
Blaze at Homeless Shelter Kills 21 in Poland
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Poland, homeless, fire, death, sadness, investigation )

- 3660 days ago -
WARSAW, Poland - A fast-moving fire tore through a three-story building housing homeless families in northwestern Poland early Monday, killing at least 21 people and injuring 20 more, including an infant, officials said.
Nez Perce Idaho Tribal Church Destroyed in Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: church, nez perce, fire, tribal )

- 3760 days ago -
Members of a tribal church congregation in northern Idaho are mourning the loss of more than a century of religious history after their sanctuary burned down.
Master of Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: fire, master, arts & culture )

- 3820 days ago -
Photos of Leah spinning fire and dancing with fire fans.
Woman Catches 4 Children Dropped From House Fire
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Cleveland, Ohio, fire, house, children, man, resue, woman-hero )

- 4163 days ago -
Woman scaled a fence surrounding yard, called 911 & ran to the porch, calling for the man to drop children to her...she caught 3-year-old twins (a boy and a girl), then their 7- and 9-year-old sisters. Their father, Joe Williams, leaped to safety later.
Doctor's Family Killed in Home Invasion
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, violence, doctors family, fire )

- 4289 days ago -
CHESHIRE, Conn. (July 24) - Two parolees with long criminal records were arraigned Tuesday on charges alleging they broke into a doctor's home, forced a hostage to withdraw cash from a bank and set fire to the house ...

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