Showing posts with label fires. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fires. Show all posts

Friday, June 23, 2017

5 London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: Authorities

Five London tower blocks containing 800 homes were being immediately evacuated Friday due to fire safety concerns over their external cladding following the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno, the local authority said.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Main Forest Fires in Portugal under Control: Official

The main forest fires raging in Portugal since the weekend, which have killed more than 60 people, were brought under control on Thursday, the civil protection agency said.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

London mayor says answers needed after fatal tower fire

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said questions will need to be answered over the safety of tower blocks after several people were killed when a fire engulfed a 24-storey building.

Friday, June 2, 2017

More than 30 bodies found at Resort World Manila following attack & fire

At least 34 bodies were found in the Resort World Manila leisure complex after a gunman attack, the Philippines capital’s fire officials told local TV. Police suspect the attacker was a thief, not a terrorist, but he started a fire that caused mass suffocation.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Dozens dead after Tehran high-rise collapses in fire

Dozens of Iranian firefighters were killed or injured on Thursday after a fire led to the collapse of Tehran's iconic Plasco building, Iranian state media reported.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Egypt says explosive traces found on EgyptAir crash victims' remains

Egypt's aviation ministry announced Thursday that traces of explosive materials were found on the bodies of passengers killed in the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump threatens US flag-burners with jail time

US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to jail people who burn the United States flag, prompting strong rebukes online and concerns about how he would deal with dissidents when he assumes power.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

ISIS "militants" set fire to 3 oil wells in northern Iraq

Islamic State (IS) militants on Wednesday set fire to three oil wells near the town of Qayyara, which Iraqi forces freed from the IS late last month in south Mosul, a local official said.

Friday, September 16, 2016

22 pieces of debris possible part of MH370 found so far

A Malaysian official said on Friday that 22 pieces of debris have been found so far along coasts off South Africa, Mozambique, Mauritius and Tanzania, among which two have been confirmed while another four are "almost certain" to be part of the MH370 aircraft.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

New suspected MH370 debris could indicate fire onboard plane

Newly discovered debris potentially from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people onboard, may be the first piece of evidence supporting the theory that there was a fire onboard the plane, according to Australian media reports.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

EgyptAir Flight 804 broke up in midair after a fire : New York Times

Evidence gathered in an investigation into the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the Mediterranean Sea in May shows the plane likely broke up in midair after a fire near or inside the cockpit that quickly overwhelmed the crew, according to Egyptian officials involved in the inquiry, the New York Times reported on Friday.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

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