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food news

The Tempura Flakes on Sushi Rolls Are Spontaneously Combusting and Starting Fires

Two sushi restaurants in Wisconsin have caught on fire since April, and investigators believe that both incidents were caused by tempura 'crunch.'
Jelisa Castrodale
2 days ago
climate change

Philadelphia's Oil Refinery Explosion Is America’s Third Major Dirty Fuel Facility Fire in 6 Months

The “largest refining complex on the Eastern seaboard” exploded this morning at 4 a.m. A New York Con Ed facility and a Texas petrochemical facility have also experienced major fires in the past six months.
Caroline Haskins
6.21.19
Motherboard

It Looks Like a Tesla Model S Just Exploded in a Chinese Parking Garage

A CCTV video has captured what appears to be a Tesla Model S self-combusting in a Shanghai parking lot.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
Canada

This Man Was Caught on Video Lighting Cars on Fire in Edmonton, Canada

The arsonist was tackled in a Starbucks by a mustached man in a Hawaiian shirt and a guy with a 2x4.
Mack Lamoureux
4.15.19
Fast Food

'Oblivious' Customers Continued to Wait in A&W Drive-Thru as Restaurant Burned Down

The smoke was so thick that firefighters couldn’t even go inside to battle the flames, but customers wanted their Chubby Chicken burgers, dangit.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can See Smoke from the California Wildfires All the Way Over in NYC

It traveled 3,000 miles and formed a visible haze in parts of New Jersey and New York.
River Donaghey
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Shocking Video Shows Family Driving Through a Devastating California Wildfire

A woman evacuating Paradise captured footage of her drive out of the neighborhood ravaged by the Camp fire.
Drew Schwartz
11.9.18
Sports

Vikings Fan's Car Torched by Tailgater's Grill During Jets Game

A Minnesota fan was on a trip to Boston and decided to take a slight detour to New Jersey to see the Vikings play the Jets. The detour wound up being longer than expected.
Sean Newell
10.22.18
Mysteries

Mysterious Hole Shooting Out Flames in Arkansas Is Definitely ‘Not Satan,’ Officials Say

Officials don't know what caused flames to fly out of the Midway Fire Hole.
Samantha Cole
10.3.18
Comics!

'A Perfect Match,' Today's Comic by Olga Wieszczyk

A fire-obsessed girl finds her soul mate.
Olga Wieszczyk
9.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Truck Full of Axe Explode in a Teen Pyro Fantasy Come to Life

A spectacle sure to delight kids who have shamelessly used the body spray as a DIY flamethrower.
Drew Schwartz
9.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Cops Rescue 60 Shelter Dogs and Cats in a Wildfire's Path

The SPCA facility is still struggling in the aftermath of the blaze.
Nicole Clark
8.14.18
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