A fire in a Paris apartment building killed at least seven people and injured around 30 in the early hours of Tuesday, authorities said. The blaze at an eight-storey building in the city’s fashionable 16th district was brought under control by firefighters, Reuters reported. French television showed video of flames emerging from windows of the […]
Firefighters have managed to contain a massive fire at the oldest mosque in Sari, Mazandaran province. The fire has spread around, burning down about ten adjacent shops. Fortunately, no one had been at the mosque when the fire started. The fire was caused by short circuits, according to Mazandaran governor.
Six people, including three children, died in a fire in a hotel in Russia’s western Perm Region Tuesday, a local investigative committee said in a statement. “As a result of the fire, six people were killed: a woman, two men and three children. A criminal investigation was launched into the case,” said the statement, Xinhua […]
An elderly man died late Saturday after a blaze erupted on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York which also injured four firefighters, officials said. The New York Police Department said the 67-year-old man was found “unconscious and unresponsive” when officers arrived at the scene of the fire, AFP reported. The man was […]
TEHRAN– Wildfire, starting on Saturday, is sweeping through forests in northern province of Gilan, Isna reported. Forests situated in Lahijan, Siyahkal, Langeroud, Shaft, and Masal are burning in fire since Saturday evening. Heat waves are believed to set the stage for the wildfires. Police, firefighters, Red Crescent, and natural resources forces as well as the […]
Fireworks residue caused an explosion and fire at a garbage station in south China’s Guangdong Province on Saturday, killing nine people and injuring one, the local government said. The fire occurred after midnight on Saturday morning at a garbage collection station in a residential compound in Shijiao Township, Qingyuan City, the local government said, Xinhua […]
TEHRAN — Miqan wetland fire was successfully extinguished after 16 hours. The wetland which is home to many migratory birds and plant species, was set on fire early on Friday. Located in the central province of Markazi, the wetland burnt in fire to the extent that it has compromised province’s air quality, Department of Environment […]