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Police Warned of Dangers from Fires Involving Electric Vehicles

Safety experts say the only way to extinguish a lithium-ion battery inside a car is with thousands of gallons of water, much more than what it takes to stop a fire in a typical gasoline engine. The other option is to just let it burn itself out.

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Video: TX Officer Pushes Burning Truck With Cruiser

Thanks to the quick thinking of a police officer with the Glenn Heights (TX) Police Department, employees at a nearby Jack in the Box restaurant were saved from a burning vehicle stuck in the drive-thru lane.

TX Officer Pushes Burning Truck With Cruiser

Thanks to the quick thinking of a police officer with the Glenn Heights (TX) Police Department, employees at a nearby Jack in the Box restaurant were saved from a burning vehicle stuck in the drive-thru lane. More Here.

Texas Officers Receive June 2015 NLEOMF Officer of the Month Award

For saving a man from a burning car, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has announced the selection of Sgt. Anthony Schnacky and Officer Matthew Curry of the Rosenberg (Texas) Police Department as the recipients of its Officer of the Month Award for June 2015.

Video: Massachusetts Man Dumped Gas on Cruiser, Lit It on Fire

Southbridge, Mass., Police say a man walked up to an unoccupied cruiser at the police station, dumped gasoline on it, and lit then it on fire late Tuesday night. The spectacle was captured on cellphone video.

Maryland State Prison K-9 Dies in Vehicle Fire

A K-9 assigned to the Cumberland state correctional complex died in a vehicle fire that occurred on westbound Interstate 68 in Maryland.