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ilbusca/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Evacuation orders have been issued due to a wildfire in central California, the latest among more than a dozen blazes burning in the state amid a scorching heat wave. The French Fire near Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County has burned more than 840 acres since erupting Thursday and was […]

Mustafa Unal Uysal/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (ANAMUR, Turkey) — The evacuation of an experienced American caver and researcher who fell ill more than 3,000 feet below the entrance of a cave in Turkey has begun, according to the New Jersey Initial Response Team, the organization he works with. Turkish officials announced Friday that Mark Dickey, […]

avid_creative/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Evacuation orders have been lifted in a Louisiana town following a chemical leak and fire at a refinery, officials said. Crews responded Friday to a release of naphtha — a flammable liquid that can be used as fuel — and a fire at a storage tank at Marathon Petroleum’s refinery […]

Florian Roden / EyeEm/Getty Images (RAYMOND, Minn.) — An evacuation order has been lifted and residents can return home after a freight train derailed in a fiery crash near a small town in Minnesota early Thursday, Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office announced. Residents were forced to evacuate as a precaution. The incident was reported at around […]