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21 children killed in fire at Malaysian school

A fire at a school has killed at least 21 children in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, officials said. The blaze, which broke out at a religious school in the early hours of Thursday, also left two adults dead. Fire department official Soiman Jahid told , “when emergency responders first arrived on the scene, almost 90% of the building ... Read More »

Largest Fire In Los Angeles History Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

The largest fire in Los Angeles history is engulfing thousands of acres of land and forcing residents to evacuate homes throughout the county. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a declaration of local emergency Saturday instructing all city agencies to “take all necessary steps to protect life and property in the area” affected by what is now the largest fire ... Read More »

Fire Breaks Out Inside Air India Office At Bangladesh Airport

A major fire broke out on Friday inside the Air India office at Bangladesh’s international airport in Dhaka. Ten firefighting units took nearly two hours to bring the situation under control. The airport has resumed normal flight operations. “We have resumed normal operations of the airport at 4 PM as the fire was completely doused,” said civil aviation authority spokesman ... Read More »

Kumbakonam fire mishap: HC suspends conviction, sentence of 7

The Madras high court on Thursday suspended the conviction and sentence of seven persons in the 2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy that killed 94 school children and modified the sentence awarded to two others. The division bench, comprising Justices M Sathyanarayanan and V M Velumani also abated the sentence and conviction in the case of the wife of the school founder, who ... Read More »

Firefighters extinguish blaze in Dubai residential skyscraper

A fire ripped through one of the world’s tallest residential towers in Dubai on Friday forcing occupants to flee their homes as burning debris showered down the sides of the 79-storey tower. “We were sleeping and we woke up to the fire alarm and people screaming. We ran down the stairs and it took us about 10 minutes to reach from ... Read More »

Sri Lankan Airlines Crew Averts Mid-Air Fire Caused By Phone

Crew on a Sri Lankan Airlines plane carrying 202 passengers have extinguished a mid-flight fire triggered by a mobile phone battery in an overhead locker, the carrier said Monday. The airline said a “major” incident was averted by the quick-thinking attendants on the flight Sunday from Kochi to Colombo. Smoke was detected shortly after a meal service on the 70-minute flight, ... Read More »

Huge Fire At Delhi’s Lok Nayak Bhawan, 26 Fire Engines Sent In

A huge fire broke out at Lok Nayak Bhawan in the heart of Delhi, which houses many government offices. At least 26 fire engines were sent to the spot to put out the blaze. Fire Department officials said all the people who were inside when the fire broke out were evacuated from the building. The fire was allegedly sparked by ... Read More »

Fire in godown in Anand Parbat,shops in Lala Lajpat Rai market

 Two incidents of fire were reported in central Delhi this morning. However, there were no reports of injuries to anyone. A fire broke out at a two-storey godown, used to keep confectionery items, in the Anand Parbat area around 6.35 am, a senior officer from the Delhi Fire Services said. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze ... Read More »

Fire breaks out at Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia

Fire broke out at one of the expensive properties in the World – Antilia owned by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani. The house which is worth more than 1 billion dollar with an envious provision of natural lighting and dedicated parking facility for more than 100 cars has been occupied only by Mukesh Ambani, his Wife Nita Ambani and their ... Read More »

Massive Fire In London Market, Firefighters Say Now Under Control

A major fire broke out at London’s Camden Lock Market.  Ten fire engines, an aerial ladder and 70 firefighters fought the blaze on the scene, near a nightclub and a covered market, London Fire Brigade said. The fire has been brought under control said brigade. “The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers took 37 emergency calls to the fire which was highly visible ... Read More »

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