Centenarian evacuated in typhoon Hagupit-triggered floods

Firefighters evacuated a centenarian and some others who were stranded at their homes due to rain-triggered floods brought by Typhoon Hagupit in Wenzhou City. A total of ten firefighters rushed to Yongzhong Street for rescue work after an alert was issued. Because most houses were inundated, firefighters had to grope their way forward in the … Read more Centenarian evacuated in typhoon Hagupit-triggered floods

Video shows huge explosion rocking central Beirut

A massive explosion ripped through central Beirut, injuring thousands of people and blowing out windows in buildings across the city. The blast near the port in the Lebanese capital sent up a huge mushroom cloud-shaped shockwave, flipping cars and damaging distant buildings. It was felt as far as Cyprus, hundreds of miles away. At least … Read more Video shows huge explosion rocking central Beirut

LIVE: The scene of a deadly massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

#Beirut #Lebanon BEIRUT (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 25 people, injured over 2,500 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, shattering windows and causing apartment balconies to collapse. Officials expected the death toll to rise sharply as emergency workers … Read more LIVE: The scene of a deadly massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

Typhoon Hagupit prompts emergency rescue in east China

Firefighters and police rescued a truck driver caught in a heavy rainstorm brought by #Typhoon #Hagupit, which hit east China’s Zhejiang Province in the wee hours of Tuesday, with a maximum wind speed of 136.8 kph in the center. According to the National Meteorological Center forecast, the typhoon will track north and leave Zhejiang Province … Read more Typhoon Hagupit prompts emergency rescue in east China

Stranger on the Shore | Locals rescue baby humpback whale beached in Brazil

Emergency services and volunteers rescued a baby humpback whale stranded on a tourist beach in Rio de Janeiro state. After it was coaxed back into deeper water, local firefighters on boats guided the calf further out into the South Atlantic Ocean. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Stranger on the Shore | Locals rescue baby humpback whale beached in Brazil

Baby Humpback Whale Rescued in Brazil

Volunteers and emergency services came to the rescue of a baby humpback whale stranded on a well-known tourist beach in Rio de Janeiro state on Monday. Footage from the coastal resort of Arraial do Cabo showed efforts to save the disorientated whale lying on its side. After it was coaxed back into deeper water, local … Read more Baby Humpback Whale Rescued in Brazil

Apple Fire: Thousands Evacuated in Southern California

A fire in mountains east of Los Angeles, southern California, that has forced the evacuation of thousands of people was sparked by a malfunctioning diesel vehicle in Cherry Valley, fire officials said Monday. The vehicle spewed burning carbon from its exhaust system, igniting several fires Friday on Oak Glen Road in Cherry Valley, and authorities … Read more Apple Fire: Thousands Evacuated in Southern California

Thousands of hectares scorched and mass evacuations ordered in California

In the U.S. state of #California, a raging #wildfire has seen thousands of residents evacuated. Firefighters are battling to control the blaze just outside Los Angeles. But as Ediz Tiyanshan reports, it’s already devoured massive tracts of land. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Thousands of hectares scorched and mass evacuations ordered in California

More than 2,200 firefighters battle Apple Fire in Riverside County, California | ABC News

More than 2,200 firefighters battled the Apple Fire, which grew to more than 20,000 acres in Riverside County, California, as thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate. No injuries have been reported, according to officials. https://abcn.ws/2DfvWOC SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News … Read more More than 2,200 firefighters battle Apple Fire in Riverside County, California | ABC News

Firefighters rescue person clinging to low water dam on Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma | ABC News

TO THE RESCUE: Firefighters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, rescued a person clinging to a low water dam on the Arkansas River, using a motorized boat to approach and bring the person to safety. https://abcn.ws/33kg9Zu SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD … Read more Firefighters rescue person clinging to low water dam on Arkansas River in Tulsa, Oklahoma | ABC News

Smoke on a Hilltop | Los Angeles wildfires force 8,000 people to flee their homes

More than 1,300 firefighters have been dispatched to fight a wildfire that is currently burning east of Los Angeles and has forced around 8,000 people to flee. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more Smoke on a Hilltop | Los Angeles wildfires force 8,000 people to flee their homes

Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid

Spanish firefighters and military emergency personnel battled blistering heat on Monday to control a wildfire in the Madrid region that had burned through the night. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid

Firefighters battle wildfire in Madrid region

Firefighters and Spain’s military emergency personnel battled a wildfire in the Madrid region as the blaze raged out of control, fanned by strong winds. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Firefighters battle wildfire in Madrid region

California’s ‘Apple Fire’ explodes in size as fire crews battle to contain the blaze

Evacuation orders remained in place early on Monday for thousands of people after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size and forced crews to battle flames in triple-digit heat. The Apple Fire in Riverside County consumed more than 31 square miles of dry brush and timber, according to the California Department … Read more California’s ‘Apple Fire’ explodes in size as fire crews battle to contain the blaze

Massive California wildfires prompt evacuations

Nearly 8,000 people have been told to leave parts of Southern California in the US, where a wildfire is burning. Some 13,000 firefighters, backed by water-dumping aircraft, are up against hot, dry weather that is forecast to continue. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles in the US state of California. – Subscribe to … Read more Massive California wildfires prompt evacuations