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Oakland Fire Claims 36 Lives with Rescue Operations Far from Over

Steve M.C.   | Dec 06, 2016 12:55 AM EST

A bizarre fire incident that occurred at an electric dance concert in Oakland, California, killed 36 people with rescue operations still ongoing. The incident reportedly took place at an old abandoned warehouse. read more

Fire in South China Kills 3, Injures 21, Investigation Ongoing

Mia Ren   | Apr 03, 2016 12:23 PM EDT

Three people were killed while 21 were injured in a fire in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. read more

Postdoctoral Researcher Dies in a Chem Lab Explosion at Tsingua University

Charissa Echavez   | Dec 19, 2015 08:15 AM EST

A postdoctoral student was found dead on Thursday, Dec. 18 following a lab explosion at the chemistry department of Tsinghua University in Beijing. The sole victim of the incident has been identified as 32-year-old Meng Xiangjian. read more

Hundreds Evacuated as California Wildfire Threatens Homes

Mars Woo   | Jul 26, 2015 12:15 AM EDT

Hundreds of people were evacuated Saturday as authorities feared the Northern California wildfire could hit homes in the Sierra Nevada area, the state fire department said. read more

4th of July News: Dangers of Fireworks to Your Health

Krystine Antonio   | Jul 01, 2015 01:06 PM EDT

As the 4th of July approaches, get ready to see a spectacle of fireworks, fireworks, and even more fireworks. In fact, the sales of your favourite sparklers and bottle-rockets have reportedly increased for the past years. read more

Ten Doctors Plead Columbia University To Fire Dr. Oz From The Faculty

Cybelle Go   | Apr 17, 2015 09:52 PM EDT

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a Turkish-American Cardiothoracic surgeon known for his relentless support for alternative medicine, was called by ten doctors as someone who is a 'potential danger to public' , pleading Columbia University to fire him from the faculty through a written letter, according to Time News. read more

Firefighter Bravely Climbs NYC Building On Fire To Look For Trapped Residents

Vittorio Hernandez   | Mar 28, 2015 04:31 AM EDT

Even if he was off-duty, FDNY firefighter Mike Shepherd did not have second thought about climbing a building ablaze when a blast shook East Village. Shepherd was down then block when he heard a loud bang. read more

Fire AT Russian Shopping Center Leaves Five Dead, Dozens Missing

Geann Pineda   | Mar 12, 2015 11:17 PM EDT

At least five people are confirmed dead, and up to 25 people are missing, after a fire engulfed a shopping center in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday. read more

Sheesha & Cigarettes Torched Dubai’s Marina Torch

Vittorio Hernandez   | Feb 22, 2015 04:12 AM EST

Residents who live in The Torch recount that the flame was travelling by floors through burning materials that fell on balconies. An official of the building said on Saturday that the fire didn't just travel though balconies but was probably started as a carelessly thrown cigarette butt on a balcony. read more

Train Crash In West Virginia Prompts Evacuation Of Two Towns

Geann Pineda   | Feb 17, 2015 12:34 AM EST

A train carrying crude oil has derailed in West Virginia Monday, setting rail cars on fire and forcing the evacuation of nearby communities. read more

9-Year-Old Boy Started Deadly China Market Fire

Geann Pineda   | Feb 07, 2015 03:20 AM EST

A 9-year-old boy started the fire that gutted a southern China wholesale market, killing at least 17 people Thursday. read more

U.S. Navy Firefighting Robot can Save Lives at Sea

Marco Foronda   | Feb 06, 2015 08:12 AM EST

SAFFiR has a super-human range of motion to maneuver in complex spaces. read more

Search Continues for Missing Six in Annapolis Mansion Fire

Geann Pineda   | Jan 21, 2015 03:38 PM EST

The search for six people still missing, following the Annapolis mansion fire could take days. read more

Fire Razes 140-Year-Old Pennsylvania Prison; All 208 Inmates Safe and Accounted For

Vittorio Hernandez   | Jan 15, 2015 06:22 AM EST

Pennsylvania authorities had to evacuate the 208 male and female inmates of the Northumberland County Prison that was burned on Wednesday afternoon. Its thick smoke was seen from miles away. read more

Terror and Tragedy as Senior High-Rise Blaze Kills 5

Vittorio Hernandez   | Dec 29, 2014 08:19 AM EST

An early morning three-alarm fire burned an 11-story building for seniors in San Antonio, Castle Hills, Texas, on Sunday, killing five people and injuring 11 more. read more

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