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San Francisco Fire Chief Bans Helmet Cams

Officials say that the ban is necessary to protect people's privacy. Is that so?

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Massive Flames Engulf Nairobi's Airport

International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.

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The Tallest Building in Chechnya Is Engulfed in Flames

No injuries have been reported.

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It's So Cold in Chicago, Firefighters Left This Warehouse Covered in Ice

This is what happens when you fight a fire in below-freezing temperatures.

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A Close-Up Look at Breezy Point's Hurricane-Caused Inferno

"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation."

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The Uncomfortable Politics Behind the History of Urban Fires

A new book offers a sweeping look at how fire – and the way we’ve responded to and manipulated it – has shaped cities in every part of the world.

Happy 4th of July! From the World's Premiere Gunpowder Artist

Cai Guo-Qiang transforms fireworks into eardrum-shattering "smoke paintings" in cities across the world.

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The Greening of China's Smoky Funeral Rites

Instead of burning paper money to honor their deceased relatives, many Chinese people are choosing to just write a check.

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Cory Booker, Super Mayor: The Quiz

Can you tell which of these "facts" are true about Newark's firefighting, robber-tackling, erotic fiction-inspiring mayor?

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Pittsburgh to Get Its Own Burning Man-Style 'Festival of Fire Arts'

The first-ever Pyrotopia will introduce Pennsylvanians to everyone's favorite art – the kind that burns.