August 19, 2019 | 08:58
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).
August 16, 2019 | 14:14
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.
July 19, 2019 | 09:12
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.
July 01, 2019 | 09:30
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.
April 20, 2019 | 09:38
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.
April 17, 2019 | 13:00
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.
April 16, 2019 | 10:27
Factory fires across Asia, and this month's two fires in Vietnam, are ringing the alarms for producers and industrial park operators.
April 11, 2019 | 15:00
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.
April 08, 2019 | 18:40
Truong Hai and Hyundai Thanh Cong have just denied the risk of fire hazard in their vehicles circulating in Vietnam.
April 04, 2019 | 15:55
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.
April 02, 2019 | 14:00
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).
April 01, 2019 | 16:34
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.
March 29, 2019 | 15:32
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.
February 28, 2019 | 10:07
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.
January 21, 2019 | 12:09
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.