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Town of Anderson Springs during fire, (Youtube mulletFive) 0

Wildfire In California Caught On Tape

Wildfire In California Caught On Tape Like a scene out of an end-of-the-world disaster movie, the town of Anderson Springs, CA goes up in flames while being filmed by a fleeing YouTuber. The video, nearly 2 minutes in length, shows the utter devastation caused by the so-called Valley Fire, located in Lake County roughly 100 miles north of San Francisco, that has ravaged about 61,000 acres, destroyed at least 400 structures, and is currently only 5-percent contained.  There has also been 1 reported death due to the fire as of late. “It looked like hell everywhere,” said Maddie Ross, a 25 year old...

Passengers evacuate from the Boeing 777 which caught fire this evening at Las Vegas International Airport. (The Guardian) 1

Plane Catches Fire at Vegas Airport

Passengers evacuate from the Boeing 777 which caught fire this evening at Las Vegas International Airport. (The Guardian) “Catastrophic Failure” Of Engine on Plane During Takeoff (Las Vegas, NV) 4:13 PM (Local Time) A Boeing 777 has caught fire this evening at McCarran International Airport. The British Airways flight BA2276 plane was about to take off for London Gatwick when the left engine suffered ‘catastrophic failure’ and burst into flames. All 159 Passengers and 13 crew on board were safely evacuated via inflatable slides, though seven people were treated for minor injuries such as cuts and bruises from evacuation as a result...

A manufacturing facility in Kentucky was struck by lightning, causing a spectacular chain reaction leading to a rare event known as a 'firenado'. 0

Lake of Bourbon Goes Up In ‘Firenado’

Cocktail Recipe: Lightning, Wind, Water and 800,000 gallons of Kentucky Bourbon The Weather Channel has just released a video of an event captured on camera in 2003. Twelve years ago, a lake in Kentucky produced a spectacular phenomenon as nature’s rapid response to an accident caused a lightning strike at the nearby Jim Beam manufacturing facility.  The chain reaction started shortly after the strike when runoff from the from the blaze accumulated in nearby lakes. The fiery bourbon, attributing a key ingredient to this cocktail, alongside a small EF0 tornado, spawned an extremely rare event known as a Firenado. Watch: Firefighters were able to...