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Australian Governments Continue to Cover Up Unsafe Buildings
World  (tags: Australia, France, USA, flammable cladding, unsafe building practices, disaster in the making, fire, Grenfell Tower, London, Honolulu, Hawaii )

- 666 days ago -
During at least the past four years, firefighters, building engineers, strata management bodies and others have issued reports warning that flammable cladding and other unsafe building practices are rife and a major disaster is inevitable.
Biggest Tragedy in Years Portugal Forest Fires
World  (tags: Portugal, fire, Interior Ministry Jorge Gomes, dead in cars )

- 698 days ago -
A major forest fire sweeping through central Portugal has led to at least 62 fatalities with 59 more people injured Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes said adding that many were burnt to death in their cars while making a desperate attempt to flee.
Huge Fire Ripped Through Titanic Before It Struck Iceberg Fresh Evidence Suggests
World  (tags: Titanic, sinking, fire, ice, criminal negligence, history, new evidence )

- 865 days ago -
The official Titanic inquiry brande the sinking as an act of God. This is not a simple story of colliding with an iceberg and sinking. It is a perfect storm of extraordinary factors coming together: fire, ice and criminal negligence.
Death Toll Rises to 50 in Massive Blasts at Chinese Port
World  (tags: death, asia, explosion, China, fire, Tianjin, blast )

- 1373 days ago -
The death toll from the fiery explosions at a warehouse of hazardous chemicals climbed Thursday to 50, and the Chinese government sent experts to the shattered and smoldering port to assess any environmental dangers from the spectacular blasts.
The Chorus to Oust Netanyahu Is Getting Louder, But...
World  (tags: Netanyahu, under, fire, home, dissatisfaction, with, leadership, resignation, exit, inquiry, accountability, economy, damage, lives, rockets, Hamas, war, crimes, murder, ICC, #ICC4israel )

- 1724 days ago -
... It's coming from the right not from the Israeli peace movement! "We could have expected the prime minister to go to the president's residence and inform him of his decision to resign his post."
Massive Fire Burns Through Homes Near San Francisco
World  (tags: fire, burn, San Francisco, gas, explosion )

- 3172 days ago -
A local fire chief says a gas line explosion likely caused the massive fire burning homes in a residential neighborhood south of San Francisco.
Wind Lull Aids Greek Firefighters
World  (tags: Greece, Fire, Athens )

- 3553 days ago -
A lull in strong winds has given a boost to Greek firefighters battling dozens of wildfires across the country. Fires are still threatening areas north of Athens and several Greek islands, but firefighters say the area under their control is growing.
Plane Crash Near Teheran, Speculation That Crashed Plane Was Too Old
World  (tags: Iran, Plane Crash, fire, engines, Asia )

- 3593 days ago -
Theres been no official statement on the cause of a passenger plane crash in northwest Iran, but speculation is it was too old and badly maintained, said Hrach Mkrtchyan, a journalist from the Armenian capital Yerevan.
Mexicans Cry for Justice in Day Care Fire
World  (tags: Mexico City, Day Care, government, failed inspections, ethics, children, death, fire, crime, investigation, safety, corruption )

- 3616 days ago -
MEXICO CITY-As smoke and fire filled the ABC day care center in northern Mexico, a neighbor moved quickly. Ramming his pickup truck into the concrete again and again, he gouged three holes in the front wall to clear an escape route for the children---
Israel Opens Fire on Gaza
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, Israeli army, Israeli bombings, violence, war, gaza, fire )

- 3707 days ago -
Gaza Strip, 23 March 2009-(The PT)- Israeli army launched several air attacks on the Gaza Strip. Khan Younis City mid of the occupied Gaza Strip faced heavy Israeli bombings from the naval forces in the western part. Meanwhile, Israeli troops based in
Blaze Ravages London Market Area
World  (tags: camden town, fire, london, uk, britain, market, hawley arms, canal market )

- 4114 days ago -
Up to 100 firefighters are tackling a major blaze that is spreading rapidly through the famous market area in Camden Town, north London. There are no reports of casualties so far but London Fire Brigade said people were reported trapped in the fire.
Scots Gather for Viking Fire Festival - Scotland
World  (tags: scotland, festival, shetland islands, vikings, fire, fancy dress )

- 4126 days ago -
ONE of Britain's most remote communities gathered overnight to celebrate its Viking heritage with a spectacular festival of fire and fancy dress. During "Up-Helly-Aa", hundreds of residents of the Shetland Islands off the north coast of Scotland dress up
Fire Crews Battle 18 Blazes - Australia
World  (tags: australia, victoria, east gippsland, fire, fire fighters, firemen, wildfire, bushfire )

- 4153 days ago -
Victorian firefighters are in a race against time to control blazes in the state's east before this weekend's hot weather. The firefighters have reduced the number of fires still burning in East Gippsland to six from about 18 yesterday, Department of Sust
Worse Expected as Fires Rage Out of Control - Australia
World  (tags: australia, fire, fire fighters, south australia, kangaroo island, devastation, wildlife )

- 4174 days ago -
FIREFIGHTERS are braced for dangerous conditions today as fires continued to rage out of control on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The Country Fire Service has moved its "worst-case scenario" planning forward to tomorrow after revised forecasts for Fr
New Crisis Point for KI Firefighters - Australia
World  (tags: australia, south australia, kangaroo island, fire, firefighters, devastation, habitat )

- 4174 days ago -
A WIND change on Kangaroo Island has left weary firefighters with a new crisis ahead of the forecast cool change they desperately need. The Country Fire Service and an army of firefighters from interstate know the hot and windy conditions that have just

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