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25 Oct 2020

East Trouble Fire burns 190,000 acres, Colorado firefighters hoping cool weather stunts growth

The East Troublesome fire burned through more of Rocky Mountain National Park on Saturday and forced new evacuations in Estes Park as high winds pushed the fire toward the mountain community

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20 Oct 2020

Jeanette DeForge.. Fire at Bondis Island landfill in Agawam could burn for days

Oct. 16– AGAWAM — A fire at Bondi’s Island which has blanketed the region with thick smoke and ash may burn into the weekend

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20 Oct 2020

At least 26 homes destroyed in Colorado's CalWood Fire as historic wildfire season continues

At least four new wildfires sparked over the weekend in Colorado and Utah during what has been a record-breaking fire season in the western US.

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17 Oct 2020

Colorado wildfire.. Huge smoke plumes from Cameron Peak Fire, largest in state history

The US state of Colorado is battling the largest wildfire in its history.

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16 Oct 2020

At least 13 injured in boat fire on the New River in Fort Lauderdale

Nearly two dozen people were aboard a boat that caught fire on the New River in Fort Lauderdale Thursday, and at least 13 have burn injuries of varying degrees, authorities said.

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15 Oct 2020

Cameron Peak fire flares up again in Colorado; Wild Horse fire crews on alert

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Strong winds along the Front Range Wednesday sent a huge smoke plume from the Cameron Peak fire over northern Colorado as flames continued to spread eastward, forcing new evacuation orders by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, including Lory State Park

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10 Oct 2020

Fire which destroyed Derby school.. treated as arson

A blaze which destroyed a primary school is being treated as arson, the fire service has said.

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10 Oct 2020

Hampshire motorway closed by double-decker bus fire

A motorway had to be closed on Thursday evening after a double-decker bus caught fire.

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09 Oct 2020

Fire at South Korea 33-level tower block brought under control

A fire that ripped through a 33-storey tower block in the southern South Korean city of Ulsan has been brought under control, local media said.

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05 Oct 2020

Fire destroys multiple recreational vehicles Saturday afternoon

Jacksonville firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed several recreational vehicles Saturday afternoon on the city’s Westside

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02 Oct 2020

A big fire fight .. Risk of Glass Fire threatening to spike as Bay Area braces for heat and wind

Thick smoke hampered efforts to slow the spread of the Glass Fire in Napa and Sonoma counties Thursday even as more than 2,500 firefighters braced for strong, dry winds this weekend that could overwhelm the containment lines established so far.

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01 Oct 2020

The Glass and Zogg Fires are less than 10 precent contained and threaten even more destruction

(CNN) - The Glass and Zogg fires in California have killed four people and torn through more than 100,000 acres in a matter of days, and they threaten to forever alter the lives of those still in their path

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01 Oct 2020

Fire damages 4 Department of Correction buses, cops say

Fire damages 4 Department of Correction buses, cops say

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30 Sep 2020

Ballymena.. Child dies following house fire

A 12-year-old girl has died following a house fire in Ballymena, County Antrim.

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29 Sep 2020

Horrifying Glass Fire burns homes, with 68,000 from Santa Rosa to Napa fleeing

Horrifying Glass Fire burns homes, with 68,000 from Santa Rosa to Napa fleeing

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28 Sep 2020

Portland Fire responds to fire in downtown Portland church building

Portland Fire & Rescue responded Sunday night to an active fire in a three-story former church building at the corner of SW 10th Avenue and Clay Street in downtown.

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27 Sep 2020

Wildfire plane crashes, pilot dies while battling Schill Fire in Idaho

One person is dead after a single-engine airplane fighting the Schill Fire crashed to the ground outside of Emmett on Tuesday evening, according to Idaho Fire Information, which is operated by the Bureau of Land Management.

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27 Sep 2020

Swansea garage fire.. Homes evacuated at Pentrechwyth

Seventy-five people have been evacuated from their homes after fire broke out at a garage and industrial units.

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26 Sep 2020

Walsall derelict building fire thought to be arson

A severe fire at a derelict building is believed to have been started deliberately, a fire service said.

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25 Sep 2020

Many refuse to evacuate as August Complex fire, Cal’s largest ever, approaches marijuana farms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nate Trujillo sat on a windy ridge and watched California’s largest wildfire, the August Complex, work its way toward the cannabis-growing enclave of Post Mountain-Trinity Pines, where many of the locals are refusing to evacuate.

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25 Sep 2020

Bournemouth hotels evacuated due to fire nearby

Two hotels have been evacuated after a fire broke out at a derelict hotel next door..More than 110 firefighters were at the blaze at the four-storey premises in Bournemouth.

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24 Sep 2020

100 firefighters from Mexico arrive in San Bernardino, will battle wildfire in Tulare County

U.S. Forest Service officials on Wednesday, Sept. 23, welcomed 100 firefighters from Mexico who after landing at San Bernardino International Airport will soon be sent to Tulare County to battle the Castle fire

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23 Sep 2020

Lebanon explosion destroys Hezbollah arms depot

A big explosion in southern Lebanon has destroyed what security sources said was a Hezbollah arms depot.

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23 Sep 2020

Nottingham rubbish fire.. 200 tonnes of waste creates plume of black smoke

A 200-tonne rubbish fire has sent a plume of black smoke into the air across a city.

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23 Sep 2020

Freymoyer’s Hotel in Muhlenberg Township damaged by fire

Freymoyer’s Hotel and Restaurant, a landmark building in Muhlenberg Township, was damaged by a fire that started in one of the apartments Sunday evening, fire officials said.

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23 Sep 2020

Creek Fire live updates.. More Fresno County evacuations lifted.. Kings Canyon National Park reopening

The Creek Fire, which ignited a little more than two weeks ago, grew by 3,000 acres on Monday.

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22 Sep 2020

Colorado’s Cameron Peak fire surges after weeks of steady containment

Wellington firefighters assist on the Cameron Peak fire in Colorado. The fire caused a closure in Rocky Mountain National Park Tuesday, August 18, 2020, according to a news release from park officials. The fire is still burning and grew over the weekend by more than 1,500 acres. (Courtesy Wellington Fire Protection District/TNS)

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21 Sep 2020

Chula Vista playground fire sparks arson investigation

Fire investigators inspected a Chula Vista playground fire Saturday for signs of arson, a city police lieutenant confirmed.

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20 Sep 2020

Uganda Makerere University fire.. Ivory Tower gutted

A fire has gutted an iconic building at Uganda's Makerere University, which is a prominent landmark in the capital

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18 Sep 2020

Armenian church building burns in San Francisco, arson suspected

A fire gutted two floors of a four-story community center owned by the neighboring St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church in San Francisco early Thursday

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17 Sep 2020

Footage of fire at Telford recycling plant

Eye-witnesses have filmed the scene at a huge fire in Telford.

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17 Sep 2020

Eastbourne fire.. Claremont Hotel blaze caused by gas leak

A fire which engulfed a Victorian seafront hotel was caused by a gas leak, an investigation has found

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17 Sep 2020

Commercial fire in Oakland’s Chinatown generates plume of smoke

The Oakland Fire Department responded to a commercial fire at 718 Webster in Oakland’s Chinatown Wednesday morning.

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17 Sep 2020

New evacuations as Bobcat fire jumps north, firefighters battle at Mt. Wilson

The Bobcat fire continued shapeshifting overnight, expanding to the northeast, while all eyes remain on the southern foothill communities and the Mt. Wilson Observatory to the west.

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16 Sep 2020

Smoke and flames rise from large Ashford warehouse fire

A large fire has broken out in a warehouse on an industrial estate in Kent.

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15 Sep 2020

Lebanon crisis.. Fire erupts in Zaha Hadid-designed shopping centre in Beirut

A fire broke out at a shopping centre being built in Beirut, marking the third blaze in a week in a city still reeling from a devastating explosion in August

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15 Sep 2020

Newcastle park playground destroyed by fire

An investigation has been started by police after a children's play area was destroyed by fire.

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15 Sep 2020

Pitsea fire.. Gas explosion in top-floor flat

A fire has broken out following a gas explosion in a top-floor flat of an apartment block.

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14 Sep 2020

Dungannon farm fire kills 6,000 chickens

About 6,000 chickens have been killed in a fire at a farm in County Tyrone.

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13 Sep 2020

Death toll rises in US as wildfires continue in West Coast states

More than 30 people have been killed by wildfires that are sweeping through US West Coast states, officials say.

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13 Sep 2020

Five-alarm Brooklyn blaze injures 6 firefighters as residents are evacuated

Six New York City firefighters were injured in a five-alarm fire in Brooklyn on Saturday night, officials said on Twitter.

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12 Sep 2020

Fire breaks out at Florida Gators’ Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

A fire broke out at the University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, September 12.

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11 Sep 2020

Huge fire erupts at Beirut port a month after devastating blast

Panic engulfed the city of Beirut on Thursday as a huge fire broke out at a warehouse storing tyres and oils, a little more than a month after a massive blast at the same spot in the Lebanese capital’s port area

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10 Sep 2020

Fire ravages Europe's largest migrant camp on Lesbos

Europe's largest migrant camp, Moria, has been devastated by massive fires that broke out early Wednesday at the overcrowded site on Greece's Lesbos island.

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07 Sep 2020

New Brighton fire sparks large FDNY response

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A fire tore through a New Brighton home Sunday night, causing extensive damage to the building and prompting a large FDNY response.

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05 Sep 2020

Washington firefighter loses wife & kids in house fire while he’s away battling Palmer Fire

According to KRME, Benton City firefighter Raul Garcia-Santos was battling the Palmer Fire in a nearby town when this deadly house fire occurred.

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04 Sep 2020

Multiple crews respond to German Flatts fire

Multiple fire departments were called to the scene of a structure fire Thursday afternoon in the town of German Flatts after a young neighbor saw smoke coming from the house on Old Forge Road.

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04 Sep 2020

Hoo fire.. Huge explosion as fire rages at industrial unit

A large fire has broken out in an industrial building and people have been evacuated from the nearby area.

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25 Aug 2020

7 dead, multiple structures destroyed as 625 fires burn in California

The death toll from the historic firestorms hitting Northern California rose to seven Monday as officials used a small break in the weather to make progress against a series of lightning-sparked blazes that have been burning for a week

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23 Aug 2020

Iran plane crash.. Cockpit exchange recorded after missile hit Ukraine jet

A black box recorder recovered from a Ukrainian passenger jet mistakenly shot down by Iran in January captured a conversation in the cockpit moments after a missile strike, officials say

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19 Aug 2020

Crews fight 5 fires in Harrisburg overnight, all believed to be arson

Five fires were believed to be set in Harrisburg early Wednesday morning, causing damage around the city’s Allison Hill neighborhood

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12 Aug 2020

4 families escape fire in Haverhill

HAVERHILL — About 15 people were able to safely escape a four-apartment Victorian home at 8 Vine St. Tuesday evening after fire broke out in a shed behind the building and spread to the home, fire officials said.

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10 Aug 2020

Large wildfire along Highway 395 is burning toward south Kennewick

Tri-Cities fire crews from 10 fire agencies are battling a large wildfire south of Kennewick near the same area that burned out of control two years ago.

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09 Aug 2020

Eleven die in fire in Czech Republic tower block

Police in the Czech Republic are investigating a fire that killed 11 people, including three children.

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08 Aug 2020

Newhaven Huge fire in industrial unit near an East Sussex seafront

Sixty firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at an industrial unit near an East Sussex seafront. The building, in Beach Road, Newhaven, partly collapsed in the fire that started shortly before 09:30 BST.

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05 Aug 2020

Beirut explosion Frantic search for survivors of deadly blast

Rescue workers in Lebanon are searching for dozens of people missing a day after a huge explosion devastated the port area of the capital, Beirut.

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13 Jul 2020

21 injured after an explosion and fire on a naval ship in San Diego

Twenty-one people were injured after an explosion and fire on board a ship at the US Naval Base in San Diego, US Navy officials said.

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13 Jul 2020

A massive fire has destroyed a 249-year-old church in California

California firefighters are investigating the origin of a fire that destroyed a historic 249-year-old Catholic church.

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06 Jul 2020

Mystery fire at Iranian nuclear facility is the latest in a series of unexplained incidents

It is the world's most scrutinized shed. Exactly what happened to an outer building at an Iranian nuclear facility means both everything and nothing, as Tehran grapples with protecting its regional clout during the twin ravages of the coronavirus and US sanctions.

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14 Jun 2020

Protesters set fire to Wendy’s restaurant where man was fatally shot by police

Protesters shut down a major highway in Atlanta on Saturday and set fire to a restaurant where a black man was shot by police.

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17 May 2020

A Los Angeles explosion melted firefighters' helmets and set their coats on fire. 4 responders are in the ICU

Los Angeles (CNN)An explosion in downtown Los Angeles forced firefighters to walk though "a fireball," setting their coats ablaze and sending four crew members to an intensive care unit.

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14 May 2020

Raging 5,000 acre brush fires force evacuations, close highway in Florida

Far-reaching brush fires wreaked havoc in southwest Florida on Wednesday as homes were evacuated and a portion of a prominent highway was closed.

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06 May 2020

Blaze engulfs UAE skyscraper, injuring 12 residents

Abu Dhabi — At least 12 people were wounded in a massive fire that engulfed a residential tower in the United Arab Emirates, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

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05 May 2020

9 Michigan fire departments battle massive blaze overnight

Kent County, MI – Firefighters from nine departments battled an overnight fire at a six-unit townhouse in Plainfield Township.

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23 Apr 2020

Miami Dade firefighters battle brush fire at Everglades National Park

On Sunday afternoon, a wildfire began burning south of U.S. 41 and west of Krome Avenue, said Scott Peterich, a wildfire mitigation specialist with the Florida Forest Service. The fire was consuming about 400 acres before it moved into the fringes of Everglades National Park.

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21 Apr 2020

Maryland firefighter falls through floor responding to fire at RE/MAX office

A Reisterstown volunteer firefighter suffered minor injuries early Saturday morning after falling through the floor of a commercial building in Westminster.

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20 Apr 2020

Seattle firefighters rescued little girl hiding in a toy trunk from house fire

Seattle — When a fire broke out inside a Monroe, Wash., home Sunday morning, a little girl hid inside a toy trunk and was rescued unharmed by a firefighter, according to a spokeswoman for Snohomish County Fire District 7.

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15 Apr 2020

Amazon warehouse three-alarm fire brings 50 Fresno firefighters, burns solar panels

A fire on the roof of the massive Amazon warehouse in south Fresno grew to three alarms Tuesday afternoon.

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05 Apr 2020

Two counties called in for mutual aid to put out airport fire, 3,500 vehicles destroyed

A massive brush fire that scorched 15 acres along the Fort Myers airport and burned for nearly 24 hours is finally under control in Florida.

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30 Mar 2020

Baltimore firefighters worked to extinguish 4-alarm fire at Urban Bible Fellowship Church

Baltimore — A fire at the Urban Bible Fellowship Church Saturday morning caused part of the steeple to fall.

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18 Mar 2020

Massachusetts firefighters battle stubborn 3-alarm house fire

Worcester — A stubborn three-alarm fire heavily damaged a house at 90 East Central St. on Monday night.

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16 Mar 2020

Firefighters quickly douse blaze at Texas restaurant probably caused by improper disposal of cigarettes

Faulty wiring may have caused a fire in a Northwest Side Tex-Mex restaurant Sunday night. Leon Valley firefighters responded at about 10 p.m. to Chachos restaurant, located at 6757 Poss Road, to find the storage area in flames.

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04 Mar 2020

California firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze for hours at a pallet yard

San Jose — Firefighters were battling a four-alarm blaze Tuesday after a yard full of wooden pallets and used tires caught fire, fire officials said.

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26 Feb 2020

Firefighters battle large fire over night after explosion at Marathon oil refinery

A large fire is burning at the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Carson, sending flames at least 100 feet into the air, according to preliminary news reports. The fire prompted a brief closure of all lanes of the 405 Freeway at Wilmington Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. All lanes reopened by about 11:45 p.m. after closing for about 30 minutes.

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19 Feb 2020

2 California firefighters killed during massive blaze at library

Two Porterville firefighters died Tuesday night as crews struggled to put out a massive fire at the Porterville library, according Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux.

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19 Feb 2020

2 firefighters killed during massive blaze at library started by teens

UPDATE: Authorities Wednesday morning confirmed that two 13-year-olds were booked on manslaughter charges connected to the fire. The firefighters were identified as Raymond Figueroa, 35, and Patrick Jones, 25. The teens face manslaughter, arson and conspiracy charges.

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15 Feb 2020

15 children were killed in a fire at a Haiti orphanage run by a US Christian group

(CNN)At least 15 children were killed Friday when a fire broke out at a Haiti children's home run by an American religious nonprofit, police said. The blaze took place at the Orphanage of the Church of Bible Understanding in Port Au Prince, said Jennifer Melton, Haiti's chief of child protection for UNICEF, the United Nations' children's agency.

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09 Dec 2019

Delhi factory fire More than 40 dead in India blaze

A large fire has swept through a bag factory in the Indian capital Delhi, killing 43 workers, officials say. The blaze broke out at the four-storey building in the city's congested old quarter early on Sunday morning.

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12 Oct 2019

Some evacuees are returning home after Saddleridge Fire burns 7,500 acres

Los Angeles (CNN)Robin Navickas left behind her hearing aids and even her shoes when the Saddleridge Fire was creeping toward her home. When she returned hours later, everything was reduced to piles of ash.

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30 Aug 2019

The Amazon in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it?

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil - the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas have been particularly badly affected. Huge fires have also been burning across the border in Bolivia, devastating swaths of the country's tropical forest and savannah. So what's happening exactly and how bad are the fires?

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14 Aug 2019

Russia says rocket explosion caused 16-fold radiation spike

Radiation levels near the site of a deadly rocket explosion in Russia's far north spiked 16 times above normal, Russia's weather service has said.

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09 Aug 2019

Russia explosion Five confirmed dead in rocket blast

Five people were killed and three injured following a rocket explosion on an Arctic naval test range in Russia on Thursday, state nuclear company Rosatom confirmed. Rosatom said the accident occurred during tests on a liquid propellant rocket engine. The three injured staff members suffered serious burns in the accident. Authorities had previously said that two people died and six were injured in the blast at the site in Nyonoksa.

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16 Apr 2019

Notre Dame fire Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Hundreds of millions of Euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral. The fire, declared fully extinguished some 15 hours after it began, ravaged the 850-year-old building's roof and caused its spire to collapse. But firefighters who worked through the night managed to save the Paris landmark's main stone structure, including its two towers. The cause of the fire is not yet clear. Paris public prosecutor Rémy Heitz said

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15 Apr 2019

Notre-Dame de Paris Fire

On 15 April 2019, just before 18:50 CEST, a fire broke out beneath the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris. By the time it was extinguished 15 hours later, the building's spire and most of its roof had collapsed, and its interior, upper walls, and windows had been severely damaged; even more extensive damage to the interior was prevented by its stone vaulted ceiling, which largely contained the burning roof as it collapsed.

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