Fire Breaks Out on 34-Foot Boat in Newport Beach Area; 1 Injured

A “fuel fire” was reported at 4:14 p.m. on a boat near the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Bayside Drive (map), according to a spokesman for the Newport Beach Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the

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Firefighting Robots Could Help US Navy Snuff Out Fires at Sea

Hose-wielding humanoid robots could one day keep Navy firefighters out of harm’s way. A prototype of an adult-size firefighting bot was unveiled this week at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the U.S.

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