10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said on Sunday (Aug 18).
EU water bombers join Greek firemen to douse island wildfire

EU water bombers join Greek firemen to douse island wildfire

Greece deployed Thursday (Aug 15) nearly 400 firefighters backed by EU firebombers to try to put out a massive wildfire on the island of Evia burning through a pristine pine forest for a third day. 
At least 33 dead in suspected arson at Japan animation studio KyoAni

At least 33 dead in suspected arson at Japan animation studio KyoAni

A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday (Jul 18), public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.
Vietnamese market in Russian city catches fire, no casualty

Vietnamese market in Russian city catches fire, no casualty

The central market in Magnitogorsk city, Russia’s Chelyabinsk Oblast, where many overseas Vietnamese run stalls, caught fire early morning June 30, but fortunately there was no casualty, according to initial reports. 
Notre-Dame paintings removed amid lead pollution fears

Notre-Dame paintings removed amid lead pollution fears

French art experts headed into the stricken Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris to remove all the remaining paintings on Friday (Apr 19) despite warnings from an environmental group that the site could be a toxic health threat.
Macron vows to rebuild a 'more beautiful' Notre-Dame in five years

Macron vows to rebuild a 'more beautiful' Notre-Dame in five years

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday (Apr 16) vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral "even more beautifully" within five years, as France reeled with shock from the fire that gutted the great Paris landmark.
Industrial zones in red alert over fire prevention

Industrial zones in red alert over fire prevention

Factory fires across Asia, and this month's two fires in Vietnam, are ringing the alarms for producers and industrial park operators.
Conflagration in $18.4 million Song Than 2 Industrial Park

Conflagration in $18.4 million Song Than 2 Industrial Park

Heavily smoking fires broke out at Pan Pacific Logistics in Song Than 2 IP on April 11, ruining thousands of square metres of factory space, cars, and goods.
Truong Hai and Hyundai Thanh Cong deny fire risk in vehicles in Vietnam

Truong Hai and Hyundai Thanh Cong deny fire risk in vehicles in Vietnam

Truong Hai and Hyundai Thanh Cong have just denied the risk of fire hazard in their vehicles circulating in Vietnam.
Hyundai and Kia vehicles may pose fire hazard in Vietnam

Hyundai and Kia vehicles may pose fire hazard in Vietnam

Hyundai’s Santa Fe 2019 and Kia’s Optima vehicles in circulation in Vietnam may pose fire hazard due to their petrol engine Theta II 2.4.
30 firefighters die battling China forest fire

30 firefighters die battling China forest fire

At least 30 firefighters died after hundreds were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China's Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said Monday (Apr 1).
At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire

At least 20 dead in Peru bus fire

At least 20 people were killed and about 10 injured Sunday night (Mar 31) in a bus fire at an illegal transport terminal in the Peruvian capital, emergency services said.
Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Workers jump to their deaths as Dhaka office block fire kills 19

Desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block on Thursday (Mar 28), killing at least 19 people and trapping others in the latest major inferno to hit the Bangladesh capital.
At least 20 killed, 43 injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

At least 20 killed, 43 injured in crash and fire at Cairo train station

CAIRO: At least 20 people were killed and 43 injured when a locomotive smashed through the buffers at the main train station in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Wednesday (Feb 27), the health minister said.
Two dead, 14 hurt in French ski resort fire

Two dead, 14 hurt in French ski resort fire

Two people died on Sunday (Jan 20) and 25 more were injured, four seriously, in a fire at the ski resort of Courchevel in the French Alps, officials said.
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