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Dixon is known for their drum hardware - and drums that they have produced under other names. For the first time, they are releasing drums for every budget under the Dixon name, along with a new set of practice drums and a very special, very loud drum. BFMN's house percussionist, Ric Tortorete, gets the story on the entire line in a video interview from the Dixon Drums and Hardware booth at The NAMM Show, 2012.Dixon is known for their drum hardware - and drums that they have produced under other... more
"Fire!" was the cry of the day for a golfer whose off-target swing sparked a 12-acre blaze in Southern California.
The golfer at the Shady Canyon Golf Course in Irvine landed a shot in the rough Saturday.
On his next swing, his club snagged a rock, causing a spark that lit the rough ablaze and eventually attracted 150 firefighters to the scene.
Fire officials say the fire burned through the rough, into vegetation next to the course and over two dry, brushy hillsides.
No charges were filed against the golfer, whose name was withheld."Fire!" was the cry of the day for a golfer whose off-target swing sparked a... more
A devastating fire engulfed 10 million liters of fuel at an Indian Oil facility in Jaipur, India last week. Experts blame negligence and failure to extinguish the fire early on for the toll in human life and environmental damage, as well as for the huge financial loss. Governments, corporations and communities worldwide should take note to ensure that this disaster does not repeat itself.A devastating fire engulfed 10 million liters of fuel at an Indian Oil facility in... more
The famous kids hospital has been evacuated after reports claim a fire has broken out in one of the wings.
Reports claim there have been 4 firefighters injured, and over 150 people evacuated.
Witnesses claim to have heard a loud explosion as the fire spread, this is expected to have been a gas canister in the Cardiac ward.
Six fire engines and 35 firefighters are tackling the blaze which is believed to have started around 8.30am this morning. The famous kids hospital has been evacuated after reports claim a fire has broken out... more
A large fire is burning at the world-famous Universal Studios in Los Angeles, California. The blaze was reported before dawn on a sound stage at the film studios.
More than 100 city and county firefighters are helping studio staff tackle the flames, which have caused several explosions.
No injuries have been reported at the 230-acre site, which saw filming for King Kong and The War of the Worlds.
Helicopters have been dropping water on to the burning structures, and television pictures showed flames leaping into the air as a thick cloud of smoke covered the site.
Reports suggest the blaze has damaged Universal's New York street scene.
It is likely that there would have been a good deal of flammable material and props, as well as fuel supplies, on the site.
A large fire is burning at the world-famous Universal Studios in Los Angeles,... more
A fire at a mattress factory in Casablanca, Morocco's economic hub, has killed at least 55 people and injured a dozen others. The blaze on Friday morning took hold on the ground floor of the factory and quickly engulfed the four-storey building.
An eye witness, Abdellatif Khaloul, told Reuters, "I heard that many factory workers were trapped on the upper floors and cried from the windows for help". The local news association explained that "the fire spread rapidly throughout the factory because of the nature of the chemical products stored there".
The bustling coastal city of Casablanca is Morocco's leading port and the economic capital of the North African country.A fire at a mattress factory in Casablanca, Morocco's economic hub, has killed at... more