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President of Brazil: Leonardo DiCaprio to Blame for Amazon Fires

Amazon Rainforest covered in smoke. The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and is being ravaged by the burn. (Ibama/CC BY 2.0)

Lauren Cribbs, Reporter

December 5, 2019

The President of BrazilJair Bolsonaro stated during a webcast on Thursday, November 28, 2019,  that nongovernmental organizations (NGO) are the cause for the Amazon Rainforest fires earlier this year and specifically blamed actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Bolsonaro said, "Take photo, film, send it to an...

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire: What We Know

The Notre Dame Cathedral burns on April 16, 2019.  The fire is under investigation as an accident, but may have been caused by an electrical fault.  (Creative Commons/LeLaisserPasserA38)

Kieran Hogan, News Editor

April 18, 2019

Monday’s massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris put the world on edge, with everyone watching the fury unfold. This is what we know so far about the tragedy. The fire was put out by Paris’ Fire Brigade approximately 15 hours after it began. Officials are currently investigating the cau...

Hershey’s Fire Department continues to serve community

This is the front of the firehouse as well as where the fire trucks are housed. This was added during the addition and renovation of the firehouse in 2016. During the renovation, everything was torn down except for the original building, according to Svirbely. (Broadcaster/Elizabeth Newman)

Elizabeth Newman, Reporter

May 30, 2018

The Hershey Volunteer Fire Department has moved into a new home and continues to serve the Hershey community. The firehouse is located at 21 W. Caracas Avenue which is near Houlihans and the Hershey Theatre. The department has been serving the community since 1905. If anyone is interested in joining the Hers...

Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 36

Abby Shapiro, Feature Reporter

December 14, 2016

A place meant for creativity and authenticity became a scene of tragedy and heartache. A tragic fire broke out during a dance party in a two story warehouse building, named “the Ghost Ship” in Oakland, California, where many artists resided and worked. In the building, people had a diffic...

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