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Structure Burn at Portland Homeless Camps as People Try to Keep Warm

Efforts to stay warm and dry while camping led to at least two fires.

Propane Tank Heater Explosion Injures One at Chicago Homeless Camp

A propane tank malfunctioned and then exploded at a homeless encampment.

Minnesota Community Paramedics Help Homeless Face COVID-19

When an outbreak hit Rochester's homeless population, a group of paramedics stepped up to bring clinical care to unhoused people.

One Dead in Homeless Encampment Fire in St. Paul

Fire at a homeless encampment in downtown St. Paul killed one person and injured another.

Fire at Homeless Camp Cause Panic, Evacuation at Inauguration Rehearsal

A homeless loses all of her possessions as a fire causes a brief lockdown.

Fire Guts Building on Los Angeles’ Venice Beach Boardwalk

The fire began at a homeless camp and extended into the abandoned 68-year-old structure.

Los Angeles Homeless Encampment Fire

Call for a rubbish fire was upgraded to a commercial structure fire.

St. Paul Firefighters Respond to Repeated Fires at Homeless Encampment

The fire department has responded to Kellogg Park 17 times for fire emergencies and 75 times for EMS calls.

Homeless Person Dies in Tent Fire in Portland

Fatal fire highlights the plight of the homeless in Portland.
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a building in Badalona, Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Authorities in northeastern Spain say a fire has raged through an abandoned building occupied by squatters in the city of Badalona, injuring at least 17 people, including two in critical condition. Firefighters say they rescued around 30 people from windows as the building burned late Wednesday. (AP Photo/Joan Mateu)

Three Dead in Abandoned Building Fire in Spain

Firefighters in northeastern Spain found three bodies in an abandoned industrial complex occupied by migrants and other squatters.


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