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Review: This week’s releases try to find answers to the unknown Special

This week’s releases include an exceptional transformation and performance; a blessing that doubles as a curse; a new, self-aware chapter; a picture that changes direction midway through the journey; and a memorable curtain call.

Meet actor Colby Strong: Blaze in 'Power Rangers Beast Morphers' Special

It's morphin time. Actor Colby Strong chatted with Digital Journal about playing Blaze on "Power Rangers Beast Morphers," which premiered on Nickelodeon on March 2.

Woman sets car alight, because man won't give cigarette [Vid]

Jerusalem - Israeli police released on Wednesday a shocking CCTV footage showing a woman who appears to deliberately ignite a pump at a gas station in Jerusalem, allegedly because a man who was filling his car at the station refused her request for a cigarette.

Family home destroyed by fire started by jar of Nutella

A warning has been issued after a family's home was devastated by a raging fire started by a Nutella jar that had been left by a window. It magnified the sun's rays and started the huge fire.

Fire in French ski apartments forces evacuations (video)

A blaze tore through the fifth floor of an apartment building at the Val d'Isère ski resort in the French Alps on Monday, forcing the evacuation of dozens of apartments. According to reports, some residents jumped from the windows to escape the flames.

Fire on Norwegian coast destroys 140 buildings

An out-of-control fire has swept across a peninsula in Flatanger, Norway, razing at least 140 buildings, in two villages, almost to the ground.

Video: Luxury ski resort burned down in Sierra Nevada, Spain

Granada - A luxury ski resort in the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain has burned to the ground in a spectacular blaze. Fifty-two people were evacuated from the building and no injuries have been reported.

Video: ‘Blaze’ the husky dog says ‘No’ to kennel

A video has gone viral that shows a husky dog that appears to mimic the word ‘No’ in a whining tone in response to its owner trying to return it to its kennel.

Heritage village in Norway badly damaged by fire (video)

Laerdal - A fire broke out in the heritage village of Lærdalsøyri on the Sognefjord, north of Bergen on Sunday morning, destroying over 20 houses and injuring at least 50 people. The village is famed for its 18th- and 19th-century wooden houses.

Passengers jumped into Thames from London Duck Tours fire (video)

London - Thirty tourists were forced to jump off a burning London Duck Tour amphibious craft into the River Thames as it sank on Sunday. While cold and wet, nobody was severely hurt.

Firefighters continue to battle wildfire in northern Spain

A forest fire has been raging in northern Spain since late on Monday this week, with firefighters, water-carrying planes and helicopters desperately fighting to curb the blaze.

Massive fire at refinery in Venezuela sparked by lightning

Puerto La Cruz - A huge fire broke out in an oil refinery on Sunday when lightning struck a treatment pond. A massive pillar of black smoke enveloped the Venezuelan town of Puerto la Cruz, prompting residents to evacuate the immediate area.

Video: Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International Airport

Nairobi - Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, was engulfed in flames on Wednesday morning. Firefighters are battling the blaze and passengers are being evacuated. (Updated).

Mallorca: Three men arrested for devastating forest fire (video)

The major forest fire which blazed through the island of Mallorca in Spain over the weekend was caused by a barbeque held on Thursday that went horribly wrong. People are now gradually returning to their homes.

Las Vegas-area wildfire has consumed 25,500 acres since July 1 Special

Las Vegas - The wildfire raging west of the Las Vegas Valley was started by a lightning strike on July 1 and since then it has consumed more than 25,000 acres. The costs of fighting it are nearing $6 million and counting.

Op-Ed: Psychoanalyzing US media’s insanity? Yes, it’s possible

Sydney - Ex-FOX banshee Glenn Beck, who I’ve been calling Glum Buck for some years, is one of my least favourite people in US media. That said, he’s also very much representative of a mindset in US mainstream media.

Watch man risk own life, steer blazing truck from busy street

Kent - The video shows a truck driver who risked his life by jumping into a blazing truck and driving it away from a street full of Christmas shoppers.

Up to 261 workers killed in factory fires in Pakistan (video)

Karachi - Two factories in Pakistan were gutted by fire on Tuesday, killing up to 261 people. Rescue work in Karachi and Lahore continues today.

Fire in the Costa del Sol, Spain countryside continues to burn

The brush fire, which started yesterday evening in the countryside of the province of Málaga, continues to burn this morning. More firefighters have been brought in to assist. (Photo update)

Huge fire engulfs Chevron California oil refinery (video)

Richmond - Chevron's Richmond, California oil refinery erupted in flames yesterday. The fire is now contained, but still burning this morning. No injuries have been reported.

Fireplace embers started deadly Conn. blaze

Stamford - A deadly fire that killed a couple and their grandchildren was started by fireplace embers that were discarded near an entryway.

Flight attendant started fire to put it back out and 'play hero'

Minneapolis - In most cases, anybody who fights fire is deemed a hero. Not Eder Rojas though – a flight attendant from Woodbury, Minnesota. He started a fire during a route from Minneapolis to Regina, Saskatchewan, just so he could put it out and 'play the hero'.

29,000-gallon propane tanker on fire in California

Lincoln - Although the California summer has been relatively mild this year, citizens of Lincoln are feeling the heat from a 29,000-gallon propane tanker that caught on fire yesterday.

Firefighters battle blaze and bedbugs

Denver - Firefighters had to fight more than smoke and flames when they went to a house fire in Denver, Colorado; they also had to battle bedbugs.

Disturbing 911 calls reporting boy lit 'on fire' released

Michael Brewer, 15, was set on fire by other juveniles. Authorities released disturbing tapes of 911 calls reporting the attack. The juveniles are charged with aggravated battery. Brewer remains in intensive care, facing "years of skin grafts."

Retired Fireman’s Love Spree Sets Home Ablaze

Talk about getting caught with you pants down! This retired fireman burned down his own home after carelessly throwing away a cigarette as he made love to his wife! Read all about Larry Lowell and why he may never eat lunch in the Miami-Dade area again

Goodbye to Nine Hero's

Fire swept through a furniture warehouse, collapsing the building's roof and claiming the lives of nine firefighters in a disaster the mayor described Tuesday as "difficult to fathom or quantify."

Mother and 3 Children Die in Fire

Fire Investigators are still looking into what caused the blazed that claimed 4 people's lives in Lafeyette, LA.
 

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Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire.
Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire.
Mark Sewell
Fire in a 20-story building in Guantzhou  China
Fire in a 20-story building in Guantzhou, China
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December Prison fire blamed on homemade hooch
December Prison fire blamed on homemade hooch
Elissa Eubanks
Fireplace embers
Fireplace embers
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At midtown Toronto  black smoke could be seen in the sky due to a fire on top of a condo at the Wate...
At midtown Toronto, black smoke could be seen in the sky due to a fire on top of a condo at the Waterfront.
The California Army National Guard s 1-140th Aviation Brigade (Air Assault) battles the Rim fire in ...
The California Army National Guard's 1-140th Aviation Brigade (Air Assault) battles the Rim fire in a UH-60 Black Hawk near Yosemite
The National Guard
A fire blazing in London after several protests
A fire blazing in London after several protests
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2 factory fires in Pakistan caused at least 261 deaths.
2 factory fires in Pakistan caused at least 261 deaths.
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Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7  2013.
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7, 2013.
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Official Seal of the City of Carlsbad  Calif.
Official Seal of the City of Carlsbad, Calif.
City of Carlsbad/Wikimedia Commons
Blaze the husky dog says no to kennel.
Blaze the husky dog says no to kennel.
YouTube-John Ventresco
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7  2013.
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7, 2013.
YouTube
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7  2013.
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7, 2013.
YouTube
Martin Ford steered the blazing truck away from the narrow street
Martin Ford steered the blazing truck away from the narrow street
YouTube
Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire.  The sky is still full of smoke.
Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire. The sky is still full of smoke.
Mark Sewell
At midtown Toronto  black smoke could be seen in the sky due to a fire on top of a condo at the Wate...
At midtown Toronto, black smoke could be seen in the sky due to a fire on top of a condo at the Waterfront.
The desert streets of Haifa and the Mount Carmel on the top. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
The desert streets of Haifa and the Mount Carmel on the top. Photo: Alessandro Di Maio
Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire.  The sky is still full of smoke.
Views of the La Atalaya area after the fire. The sky is still full of smoke.
Mark Sewell

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