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Firemen hailed as heroes in Delhi horror blaze

Firemen hailed as heroes in Delhi horror blaze

Two fireman who rescued 27 people were hailed as heroes Monday after Delhi's deadliest fire in decades killed 43, prompting outrage that safety regulations were yet again ignored.

At least 43 killed in Delhi factory fire

At least 43 killed in Delhi factory fire

At least 43 people have died in a factory fire in India's capital New Delhi, with the toll expected to rise, police told AFP.

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two dead, over 100 rescued after Philippine ferry blaze

Two people were dead and over 100 rescued in the southern Philippines after a fire tore through a crowded ferry, while an uncertain number remained unaccounted for, authorities said Wednesday.

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

An ongoing dry spell has placed the German government and European Union on alert as Germany's weather service warned the conditions could continue through the next week.

Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may yield clues on blaze

Time-lapse shots of Notre-Dame spire may yield clues on blaze

A time lapse camera installed just hours before Monday's devastating blaze at Notre-Dame de Paris may contain vital clues as to what caused the inferno ...

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Bangladesh arrests owners of blaze-hit Dhaka tower

Police in Bangladesh said Sunday they had arrested the owners of an office tower in Dhaka that caught fire earlier this week, killing 26 people and renewing the country's debate over lax safety standards.

Fire guts dozens of kitchen market stores in Bangladeshi capital

Fire guts dozens of kitchen market stores in Bangladeshi capital

A fire at a kitchen market in Dhaka destroyed almost 150 makeshift stores on Saturday, two days after another blaze in the Bangladeshi capital killed 25 people.

Bangladesh families await word on loved ones after blaze kills 70

Bangladesh families await word on loved ones after blaze kills 70

Friends and relatives of the victims caught up in a huge blaze that ripped through Bangladesh's capital were anxiously awaiting word on the fate of their loved ones late Thursday.

Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

British online supermarket Ocado has denied robots were moving around its flagship complex at Andover in southern England when firefighters tackled a fire last week that wiped 1 billion pounds ...

Animals safe as large blaze breaks out at British zoo

Animals safe as large blaze breaks out at British zoo

A zoo in northern England said its animals were safe after a fire broke out on Saturday in its Monsoon Forest section, the largest indoor zoological building in Britain, forcing an evacuation.

Fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai kills 4, injures 16

Fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai kills 4, injures 16

A fire in India's financial hub of Mumbai killed four people and injured 16 on Wednesday, authorities said, as the blaze spread quickly through a tall, residential building.

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

Aggressive wildfire threatens homes in California city

The fire, which was 5% contained, was being fuelled by dry brush covering steep terrain and stoked by erratic wind gusts during the night.