Tag: fire

FIRST ON FOX: Flames Rip through McAllen IHOP

Developing: McAllen and Edinburg fire fighters responding to the intersection of Savanna and 10th Streets where the IHOP is on fire. No word as to what caused the fire. McAllen Fire Chief Balderas says they expect to be at the scene for quite some time. Recommended: No...

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Pickup Truck Stolen, Abandoned and Set on Fire in Mission

A truck is set on fire and abandoned as part of an aggravated robbery in Mission. The burglary happened on the 5100 block of Siesta Street. According to police, the suspects took off in a dodge truck which was later found. The owner of the truck told us off camera that he found the pickup set on fire before it was abandoned. Now, police are searching for the suspects including the driver. If you have information that help police with this investigation call McAllen Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-TIPS Recommended: No...

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Fire Rips through San Benito Home on Mother’s Day

San Benito (KFXV) – A family is picking up the pieces of what is left of their home consumed by a fire yesterday. The incident ruined their mother’s day plans, and they are now turning to the public for help. The fire happened on Sunday around 2 in the afternoon on the 25000 block of FM 732 in San Benito. According to Jaime, the San Benito fire department took a long time to extinguish the fire. “Authorities themselves took about six minutes to arrive but then by the time they got water here it was a total of like 25 minutes.”...

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EXCLUSIVE: Truck Catches on Fire in Mission

We have exclusive images from a FOX 2 eyewitness reporter of a fire. A truck up in flames was caught on camera at the Anzalduas Bridge. At the moment, authorities are still trying to confirm whether there were people inside the pickup. We’ll keep you updated. Recommended: Man Robs Brownsville Convenience Store Twice, Demands Cigarettes Man Accused of Assaulting People with Knife Faces Judge Caught on Camera: Woman Uses Car to Walk Dog, Could be Charged with Animal Cruelty Robbery Suspect Armed with Screwdriver...

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Brooks County Brush Fire Engulfs Pickup Truck, Body Found Inside

Hannah Mackenzie was on the scene after a brush fire just north of Hidalgo County. It began around 11 AM when authorities were called to Brooks County, 27 miles north of Hidalgo County. The fire started off FM 755, on a ranch… but what started as a fire investigation, ended up to be much more… 100 acres of land now scorched, but things took a turn for the worse when authorities battling the fire came across a truck engulfed in flames. “It was a ranch truck… And there was a body found inside of it.” Investigators tell me they’re...

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Dramatic Video: Woman & Children Escape Fire by Jumping from 4th Story

Video emerges of out South Korea showing a dramatic rescue of three children escaping a burning building and being saved by U.S. servicemen. A mother drops her baby from a fourth story window… The only way out as a fire ripped through a south Korean apartment block last Saturday. Three children, aged one, three and four are caught in blankets held by U.S. soldiers down below who were passing by and stopped to help. Then their 30-year-old mother jumps herself. They all survive without even a scratch. Recommended: Fire Rips through Edinburg House, Family left Homeless Donna Woman in...

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Two Hospitalized following McAllen Crash

Two people are transported to hospital after an accident this morning in McAllen. It happened on Ware Road and Expressway 83 around 11 a.m. Police and fire departments responded and the two people involved were hospitalized. The reason for the accident at this hour is unknown. We’ll keep you informed as information becomes available. Recommended: Motorcyclist Dies following Crash in Elsa Husband Killed, Pregnant Wife in Hospital after Mission Car Crash Suspect Armed with Rifle Robs Stripes Convenience...

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7 Home Maintenance Troublespots to Take Care of Today

    Okay, okay, I admit it. I didn’t follow my own advice. The signs of potential trouble were there, yet I chose not to take them seriously. For quite a while, I’d been finding it more and more difficult to turn my key in the front door lock. I tried wiping the key down with a little olive oil and cleaned out the lock faceplate … which was full of dog hair. But I avoided taking the plunge and calling an actual handyman (or woman). Until I ended up locked into my apartment. Pretty scary for a minute there....

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A look at the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in numbers

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine (AP) — Telling the story of Chernobyl in numbers 30 years later involves dauntingly large figures and others that are even more vexing because they’re still unknown. A look at numbers that hint at the scope of the world’s worst nuclear accident, the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on April 26, 1986: —More than 2 billion euros ($2.25 billion): The amount of money being spent by an internationally funded project to build a long-term shelter over the building containing Chernobyl’s exploded reactor. Once the structure is in place, work will begin to remove...

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Gentleman’s Club Shooting linked to Gang Member Dispute

Edinburg officials released new information on a homicide case that happened in a gentleman’s club. The shooting happened early Sunday morning at Jaguar’s gentleman’s club, after an apparent dispute between two alleged gang members. Security escorted them out to the parking lot; they came back and opened fire. Authorities are searching for seven persons of interest that could have information on the case. “We suspect that all the seven persons fled the scene after the shooting in this vehicle. It is described as a ford product. It appears to be a four door sedan.” Trevino says the car could...

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