"I really feel sorry that it's hurting the community," the owner of the burning building, Jin Zheng, told the Associated Press.
"If we don't take this proactive step now, I fear the consequences could be devastating," Portland Fire & Rescue Chief Sara Boone said.
"There are significant road closures in place and we are asking people to avoid the area and keep windows and doors closed whilst firefighters work to bring the fire under control," Station Commander James Ryan said.
Videos posted on social media showed massive plumes of smoke billowing into the air outside Elephant and Castle Station in London.
Viewers online sympathized with an employee who walked away exasperatedly after a fire was started in the store.
No other motorists stopped to help the victim: "She would have surely burned to death if it had not been for Keelyn," her boss said after the 22-year-old's heroic act.
According to an update posted on the InciWeb national wildfire information system, the Telegraph Fire has burned 180,685 acres and is currently 67 percent contained. The fire has damaged/destroyed at least 52 structures and its cause is listed as human but remains under investigation.
Video shows train engulfed in smoke after derailment results in fire west of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In total, the five new fires reported on Thursday and Friday burned more than 1,000 acres across California.
After four days of fighting the flames at the plant in Rockton, Illinois, officials are concerned that chemicals from the foam used to put out the fire may be harmful to the groundwater in the surrounding areas.
Protests against India's farming laws have taken place since November 2020, and one turned violent Wednesday night after protesters set another demonstrator on fire over a dispute. Villagers believe it was a conspiracy to use the victim as a martyr for the cause.
According to a map from Cal Fire, there are currently four active wildfires in the state, including the Rock Fire in Shasta County; the Dairy Fire in Tehama County; the Kathryn Fire in Riverside County; and the Flats Fire in Riverside County.
The incident occurred just days before Mountain Creek, a New Jersey resort and water park, is set to reopen to the public.
"We think it isn't over. We will shift to other villages. Even if we go back to our village, there is no place to stay because everything is burnt," a villager told the Associated Press.
The fire has burned 148,299 acres and is currently 58 percent contained, according to a recent update from the Telegraph Fire Information Facebook page. Over 1,000 fire personnel have been working to contain the fires.
Rockton Fire Chief Kirk Wilson said Wednesday that no hazardous materials have ended up in the waterways, and while flare-ups may occur, the fire department has the fire mostly under control.
According to data on the InciWeb site, the Telegraph Fire had burned at least 123,078 acres as of Tuesday and was 68 percent contained. Over 1,000 fire personnel are assigned to contain the Telegraph Fire.
Emergency crews have stopped using water to fight the flames in order to prevent an "environmental nightmare" of product runoff into the nearby Rock River.
In a statement issued by the Rockton Police Department, they said that Rockton Fire "has ordered a mandatory evacuation due to a chemical fire."
On Thursday night, fire officials reported that the Telegraph Fire had damaged/destroyed at least 20 structures, which was an increase of 15 from earlier that morning.
The process of restoring stadium seats is known as flame polishing and a video of the process has baffled viewers.
Tuhonsty Marie Smith told investigators that she thought her boyfriend had poisoned the chicken wings she had eaten earlier in the day.
The recent wildfire in Alberta, Canada, is one of many that have been started by a gender reveal party gone wrong.
"Extreme fire behavior, burning in mostly shrub and grass, has warranted evacuations from Top-of-the-World and Oaks Flats Campground. The town of Superior is still in 'Set-Be Alert' status," fire officials wrote on the InciWeb system.
The Telegraph Fire and the Mescal Fire have collectively burned around 100,000 acres and both remain mostly uncontained.
A number of businesses in the Atlanta strip mall were engulfed in flames when a sports car crashed into a store and caught fire.
The San Francisco Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify the victim in the June 2 incident.
A small group of protesters were gathered until at least 2 a.m., as police were filmed deploying tear gas at demonstrators.
The shooting also left the station's 54-year-old fire captain in critical but stable condition at a hospital.