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Evacuations

20,000 Homes Evacuated As Wildfire Sweeps Through San Diego Area

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wildfire that surged amid high heat and dry winds in drought conditions brought evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes in a...

Wildfire Destroys Dozens Of Buildings In Tennessee

AP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Green

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Heavy rain helped firefighters contain a Tennessee wildfire Monday after flames burned nearly 60 rental cabins in a resort...

Louisiana Sinkhole Evacuees Won't Be Home For Awhile

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the eight-acre, Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish, owners of slab houses are waiting for methane-gas monitors to be installed in December.

Hurricane Sandy Slams Into Cuba

AP | JEFF TODD | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

NASSAU, Bahamas — A weakened Hurricane Sandy lashed the central Bahamas late Thursday with violent winds and torrential rains, after raging thro...

Navy Training Mine Washes Ashore On Miami Beach

Posted 02.04.2012 | Miami

Of all the strange sights on Miami Beach, a U.S. Navy training mine takes the cake -- or at least bests old men in thongs and teetering ladies wearing...

New Yorkers Await Irene's Arrival

SAMANTHA GROSS and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The normally bustling streets emptied out and the rumble of the subways came to a stop. New York buttoned up Saturday against Hurr...

Machu Picchu Floods: Two Die In Mudslide, 2,000 Tourists Stranded

AP | ANDREW WHALEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LIMA, Peru — A mudslide on the famed Inca trail to Machu Picchu killed an Argentine tourist and a Peruvian guide Tuesday, as authorities evacuat...

Residents Ignore Evacuation Orders As Slide Danger Persists

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. — A third powerful Pacific storm pounded California with heavy rain and snow Wednesday, forcing evacuations of hund...

Wildfire forces evacuations in Larimer Co.

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Evacuations were ordered for a subdivision northwest of Fort Collins due to a wind-fueled wildfire Wednesday afternoon....