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Wildfire burning northeast of Los Angeles
A fast-moving brush fire in Glendora, Calif., has burned 200 acres and at least 1 house.
Alert "Angeles National Forest brush fire, Jan. 16, 2014" for custom notifications in the Breaking News iOS app.For more: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/angeles-national-forest-brush-fire-jan-16-2014/Photo: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Wildfire burning northeast of Los Angeles

A fast-moving brush fire in Glendora, Calif., has burned 200 acres and at least 1 house.

Alert "Angeles National Forest brush fire, Jan. 16, 2014" for custom notifications in the Breaking News iOS app.

For more: http://www.breakingnews.com/topic/angeles-national-forest-brush-fire-jan-16-2014/

Photo: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Multiple injuries confirmed in Kansas City, Missouri, blast

NBC News:

Several people were injured when a car struck a gas main Tuesday evening in an upscale business and shopping district of Kansas City, Mo., police told NBC News.

Kansas City police said the explosion occurred about 6 p.m. (7 p.m. ET) outside JJ’s Restaurant in Country Club Plaza downtown. 

Enormous flames tore into the night sky outside the restaurant, which was at the center of the fire and was destroyed, NBC station KSHB of Kansas City reported.

Follow updates on BreakingNews.com.

Photo credit: NBC News

Icicles cover smoky remains of massive Chicago blaze

NBC News Photoblog: A massive fire ripped through a Chicago South Side warehouse on Tuesday night, as firefighters were hampered by bone-chilling temperatures so low that water froze on their uniforms.

On Jan. 23, firefighters (pictured) sprayed down hot spots on the ice-covered warehouse. One-third of all Chicago firefighters had been on the scene at one point or another, trying to put out the flames.

Photo credit: John Gress / Reuters

2 firefighters shot and killed in New York state

Update, 12:25 pm ET - The gunman who ambushed the volunteer firefighters is dead, authorities say. More from AP.

News 10 NBC: Four firefighters were shot — two of them were killed — after responding to a fire in Webster, New York, early Monday. The other two firefighters are at the hospital being treated for their injuries.

Emergency crews were initially called to the area around 6 a.m. to respond reports of a structure fire. As the firefighters arrived, there was gunfire. Authorities say there is no active search for a shooter right now. Neighbors have been evacuated.

House survives encroaching wildfire in Washington
Flames from a wildfire in Eastern Washington surrounded this house near Cle Elum on Aug. 14. The next day, the house was still standing, despite being surrounded by burnt brush and trees. Officials say the 22,000-acre Taylor Bridge fire is about 25% contained today. Read more from The Seattle Times.Photo: Elaine Thompson / AP

House survives encroaching wildfire in Washington

Flames from a wildfire in Eastern Washington surrounded this house near Cle Elum on Aug. 14. The next day, the house was still standing, despite being surrounded by burnt brush and trees.

Officials say the 22,000-acre Taylor Bridge fire is about 25% contained today. Read more from The Seattle Times.

Photo: Elaine Thompson / AP

king5news:

Nuns are helping fight a fire that threatens their monastery in the Eastern Washington town of Goldendale. Photos from Roger Mullis. More here. 

(Reblogged from king5news)