Fire

Over 40 people injured in plane fire in China's Chongqing

Over 40 people injured in plane fire in China's Chongqing

More than 40 people were injured when a passenger plane caught fire at the Jiangbei International Airport in Chongqing, China (southwest China), according to the airport’s statement. "All 113 passengers and nine crew members …

Fire at Azerbaijan's Azersun Industrial Park extinguished

Fire at Azerbaijan's Azersun Industrial Park extinguished

The fire in Azersun Industrial Park in Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev village of Azerbaijan’s Sumgayit city has been extinguished at 08:24 (GMT+4) thanks to the operational measures, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations …

Open fire at ammo depot in Belgorod region extinguished

Open fire at ammo depot in Belgorod region extinguished

Open fire was extinguished near the village of Staraya Nelidovka in western Russia’s Belgorod Region bordering Ukraine, governor Vyacheslav Gladkov wrote in his Telegram channel on Wednesday. According to preliminary information, …

Minibus with young footballers caught fire in Kazakhstan

Minibus with young footballers caught fire in Kazakhstan

According to the media, the minibus carrying children caught fire on the Almaty-Taldykorgan highway. There were young football players in the vehicle, they were returning from the competition, Sputnik Kazakhstan reports. …

Fire breaks out onboard Moskva missile cruiser

Fire breaks out onboard Moskva missile cruiser

A fire and subsequent broadside munitions blast have done serious damage to the Moskva missile cruiser of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, the crew was evacuated, the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday. "A fire onboard the …

Fire breaks out at old depot in Russia’s Belgorod

Fire breaks out at old depot in Russia’s Belgorod

A fire broke out at an oil depot in Russia’s Belgorod, Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said in his Telegram channel, adding that there has been no information about potential injuries. "A fire broke out at an oil depot in the …

Fire in training center of Zaporozhye NPP extinguished

Fire in training center of Zaporozhye NPP extinguished

The fire occurred in the training center building of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) was extinguished, the Ukraine’s state service for emergency situation said. "The fire in the training center of the Zaporozhye NPP …

Fire breaks out on ferry off Greek island, 11 reportedly missing

Fire breaks out on ferry off Greek island, 11 reportedly missing

At least 11 people from the Italian Euroferry Olympia that caught fire in the Ionian Sea are missing, and authorities have not yet been able to find them following the evacuation of passengers and crew members, the Greek TV channel Open reported …

Fire breaks out in a military base in Iran

Fire breaks out in a military base in Iran

A fire broke out at a military base in western Iran on Monday, but there were no casualties, media affiliated with the country's Supreme National Security Council reported. "On Monday morning, a fire broke out in a stockroom …

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Fire rescue was called to a warehouse area in the Eliava Market, one of the largest multiprofile market zones in Tbilisi, as fire broke out to affect an area of about 1,500 square metres in the capital city on Monday. Otar …

Two killed in hospital blaze in Russia's Astrakhan

Two killed in hospital blaze in Russia's Astrakhan

Investigators have confirmed that two people lost their lives in a fire at a regional infectious diseases’ hospital in the Astrakhan Region, the Investigative Committee in the regionsaid on Friday. Earlier, a source in the …

More than 20 feared dead in building fire in Osaka

More than 20 feared dead in building fire in Osaka

 A fire swept through a psychiatry clinic in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, with 27 people feared dead and police reported to be investigating possible arson. The blaze broke out on the fourth floor of an office building in …

Big fire in gas pipe in west of Tehran contained

Big fire in gas pipe in west of Tehran contained

A fire in a gas pipeline in the Shadabad district in the west of Tehran has been extinguished by the fire department, according to spokesman for the Tehran gas company Jalal Maleki. It was announced yesterday that a massive fire broke …

Gas explosion injures 18 in Uzbekistan

Gas explosion injures 18 in Uzbekistan

A gas explosion and fire injured 18 men in a workers’ dormitory in Sergeli district of the Uzbek capital, the Uzbek Emergency Ministry said on Monday. A gas explosion occurred early in the morning and caused a fire in a dormitory …

Evacuation of coalmine workers underway in Russia's Kemerovo

Evacuation of coalmine workers underway in Russia's Kemerovo

The number of those injured following a fire inside the Listvyazhnaya coalmine in the Kemerovo Region has increased to 41, a source in the emergency services said. "Currently, 41 coalmine workers have been injured. They all have …

Fire brakes out in one of shopping centers in Almaty

Fire brakes out in one of shopping centers in Almaty

Aksai shopping center caught fire in Almaty. According to preliminary data, a fire broke out in the furniture assembly shop, which was located in this shopping center, Sputnik Kazakhstan reports. It is noted that there is no …

Seven Russians arrested in Turkey over forest fire

Seven Russians arrested in Turkey over forest fire

Turkey's gendarmerie forces arrested seven Russian tourists Monday on charges of causing a forest fire in the southern Turkish province of Antalya. The tourists allegedly set up a campfire in a forested area and paved the way for the massive …

Fire kills two inmates in Georgia's Rustavi Prison

Fire kills two inmates in Georgia's Rustavi Prison

Two inmates have died in a fire in Rustavi Prison No.17 yesterday, the Georgian Justice Ministry said.  The fire broke out at around 14:00 yesterday allegedly in the prison dinery. Six fire brigades with 11 fire engines were …