A Fire-Scorched Arizona Pushes Prevention: Step 1, Clean Your Yard

By FERNANDA SANTOS June 30, 2017 PHOENIX — Wildfire season started early here this year. In two months, more than 20 fires have broken out across the bottom half of the state, from its southeastern tip, near New Mexico, to the outskirts of Tucson and...

Oakland Warehouse Tenants Charged Over Fire That Killed 36

By THOMAS FULLER June 5, 2017 OAKLAND, Calif. — Two men were charged on Monday with 36 counts of manslaughter in a deadly fire that took place at an Oakland warehouse in December. The men, Derick Almena, who had a supervisory role at the building, and...