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Fire crews battle blaze at residential tower block in Italy

Italian firefighters battled a high-rise blaze in Milan that spread rapidly through a 20-story residential building and poured black smoke into the air. Residents were...

Four injured in blaze at Moscow fireworks warehouse

A warehouse in central Moscow holding a reported 15 tonnes of fireworks caught fire on Saturday, sending a huge cloud of smoke and a...

Eight die in building blaze in Latvian capital

Eight people, some of them foreign nationals, have died in a fire at a building housing a hostel in the centre of Riga, the...

Cape Town wildfire burns university library as students evacuated

A wildfire raging on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain spread to the University of Cape Town, burning the historic campus library and...

Rohingya camp fire in Bangladesh kills three

A fire has destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three...

Window cleaners left dangling after explosion in high-rise building

An explosion in a high-rise building in the US has injured 23 people and temporarily trapped a window cleaning crew on dangling scaffolding. Twenty-one people...

More than 100 firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in east London

Twenty fire engines and around 125 firefighters are tackling a blaze at a warehouse in England. Officers from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called...

Dozens killed in fire at South Korean construction site

At least 36 people have been killed after one of South Korea’s worst fires in years broke out at a construction site near the...

Firefighters work to contain forest fires near Chernobyl nuclear site

Ukrainian firefighters worked overnight trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station. The area was evacuated because...

Firefighters rescue residents including man about to jump from burning high-rise

Firefighters have made a dramatic ladder rescue of a man about to jump from a burning Los Angeles high-rise apartment building. Helicopters plucked 15 people...

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