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Oh, no! A Samsung Galaxy 9 phone reportedly caught fire in a woman's purse

Oh, no! Have the Samsung Galaxy’s exploding battery woes returned? An alleged incident has been reported by the New York Post detailing what may be the first case of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s battery catching on fire. SEE ALSO: Not a
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Violent fire vortex sucks up a firehose in dramatic video. What happened?

Thousands of miles away from the deadly deluges brought by the now-tropical depression Florence, wildland firefighters are still battling extreme blazes out West.  An intense video posted to Instagram on Sunday shows a firefighting crew's
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11,800-pound meteorite withstands a devastating fire at Brazil's National Museum

The hefty metal Bendegó meteorite still sits unscathed inside the charred entrance to Brazil's palatial National Museum, after flames spread through the 200-year-old halls Sunday night. The iron-and-nickel space rock, weighing in at some 11,
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American and Canadian firefighters share a nice moment while fighting wildfire at the border

It's been a tough slog for firefighters battling a the Horns Mountain fire along the United States-Canada border, but it also provided a moment of levity. The Horns Mountain fire is one of many that's been burning in the Pacific Northwest, but it
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NASA aerosol map shows the beauty of nature's fury amidst fires and storms

From a ground-level perspective, blazing wildfires and different varieties of storm are terrifying displays of nature's might. But viewed from space, through the right (computer-enhanced) eyes, they're all things of beauty. On Friday, NASA released
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Verizon explains why it throttled a fire department's data during wildfire

Earlier this summer, the Santa Clara County Fire Department sent a team to fight the largest wildfire in the history of California.  The problem? During the fire, Verizon throttled the department's "unlimited" data once it reached its limit.
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Deadly, 40,000-foot fire tornado revealed in new videos

Harrowing new footage released by California's firefighting agency Cal Fire reveals the massive fire tornado that led to the death of a firefighter on July 26. The fire tornado was part of the Carr Fire that's engulfed 223,610 acres of land in
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We have some bad news about the future of the terrible wildfires in the Western U.S.

The flames scorching the Western U.S. aren't expected to relent anytime soon.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) gave its monthly U.S. climate report on Thursday, and they used the opportunity to show that the next
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How long does it take for today's violent wildfires to go out?

When a massive wildfire erupts in the United States today, it can leap over formidable rivers, produce whirling tornados of flame, and cause tens of thousands of people to flee.  These modern infernos — enhanced by a warming climate that
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Wildfire smoke from California has reached New York City, 3,000 miles away

Anthony Wexler, the director of the Air Quality Research Center at the University of California, Davis, packed his bags and drove his family out to the coast.  They're escaping the smoke. Davis, California, sits amid a layer of wildfire smoke

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