Articles tagged “fire”

London’s Luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel Suffers Severe Fire Damage

London’s Luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel Suffers Severe Fire Damage

Associated Press

London's fire department responded quickly and effectively. But this event is a reminder that the world's major cities need to have more frequent drills in case of emergencies.

1 year ago

6 years ago

Predator Drone Used for Surveillance Around Yosemite Fire

Predator Drone Used for Surveillance Around Yosemite Fire

Brian Skoloff , Associated Press

Drones can save lives in situations like the Yosemite-area fire, but their use for other purposes in the U.S. should be regulated to protect against privacy intrusions.

6 years ago

California Wildfire Grows as Businesses Bemoan Loss of Tourism

California Wildfire Grows as Businesses Bemoan Loss of Tourism

Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press

A state of emergency has been declared in California so although Yosemite remains open, many visitors can be expected to change their plans in the final weeks of summer.

6 years ago