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Fire Extinguisher Factory Destroyed by ... Giant Fire

Also damaged: the Dept. of Irony

(Newser) - A three-alarm fire so intense that it required more than 150 Chicago firefighters broke out last night, and left smoldering in the rubble of the partially collapsed building was what UPI calls "one of the department's closest allies—a fire extinguisher factory." A HazMat response was also... More »

Fire Extinguisher Attack Sends 10 to Hospital

Man goes on rampage at high school he used to attend

(Newser) - A 24-year-old man went on a fire extinguisher-fueled rampage inside his alma mater yesterday that ultimately sent 10 people to the hospital, the New York Daily News reports. The unidentified man walked into the lobby of New York's Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers, asking to talk with one... More »

Your Boyfriend Does Mind If You Smoke

German man turns fire extinguisher on girlfriend, cigarette

(Newser) - A German man was so sick of his girlfriend's smoking that he turned a fire extinguisher on her, Der Spiegel reports. The 42-year-old gave a few warning shouts before spraying the apartment the two share, and he hadn't stopped yelling by the time police arrived to escort him to the... More »

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