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Flames engulfed two luxury yachts worth over $20 million in Florida, sinking them — here’s what happened

The longer yacht was worth between $16 million and $18 million, and the shorter between $2 million and $4 million. Both were completely destroyed.

Man doused with flammable liquid and set on fire during Monday mayhem in Hong Kong

Several people were shouting at the man before one of them set him on fire.
The great horned owl was found among the ashes and suffering from smoke inhalation.

Firefighters saved a great horned owl from the California wildfires — but he didn’t look very happy about it

The owl was found by Ventura County firefighters just in time, but his displeased look hasn't gone unnoticed.
Solar panels on the roof of a Sam's Club in Glendora, California.

Walmart ends legal feud with Tesla after accusing the company’s solar panels of causing fires at 7 stores

When it originally filed the complaint in August, Walmart accused Tesla of "widespread negligence" in installing 240 systems at stores nationwide.
The FIRE movement is largely a numbers game.

There are 3 main types of early retirement, and the only difference is how much you spend

LeanFIRE is when someone has saved up 25 times their annual expenses and lives on a "lean" budget, spending less than the average American.
Researcher Fumiaki Takahashi and his team set a small cedar shed on fire in a forest in New Jersey to test fire-blanket technology.

Researchers created an aluminum blanket that wraps around homes to prevent them from burning down in a fire

The blankets only last in the flames for about 10 minutes, but they could help protect homes in the future.
Wildfires rage near Batagay, in Russia's Sakha Republic district, on June 11, 2019.

PG&E has announced power outages for 2 million Californians, after acknowledging that a broken wire may have sparked the Sonoma blaze

Earlier in October, California utility company PG&E preemptively shut down power lines to limit wildfire risk. More blackouts are happening this week.
The mobile home after the April 6 fire in the Timberline Mobile Home Park.

A 9-year-old has been charged with murder after a house fire killed five of his relatives. Juvenile justice advocates say the charge is ‘unusual...

A 9-year-old boy was arraigned on murder and arson charges on Monday, in a connection to a fire in his mother's mobile home in Goodfield, Illinois.
Prosecutors said two brothers saved their meth lab equipment from a blaze, but didn't save their 82-year-old grandmother.

2 brothers are accused of leaving their grandma to die in a fire, but saving their meth lab equipment

They rescued their meth-making equipment, then went for cigarettes, failing to call authorities and alert them to the deadly fire, prosecutors said.
Hakim Law.

A hero at the scene of a Philadelphia fire says he caught babies being thrown from windows — and dropped a burn on Eagles’ Nelson Agholor...

Hakim Law, who’s a former firefighter, told CBS 3 that he jumped into action when he saw a man screaming for help in the burning building.