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Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital
3 days ago
A large fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their lives at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday (January 15) afternoon, Reuters witnesses said.
At least 42 killed in northern California wildfire, now deadliest in state history - sheriff
Remains have been recovered from at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest in state history, the Butte County sheriff said on Monday.
At least 31 dead as California wildfires rage
The death toll from wildfires raging in California rises to 31 after six more people were found killed in what is poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.
Blaze erupts in South Korean hospital, kills at least 41
26 Jan 2018
A fire in a South Korean hospital has killed at least 41 people and injured more than 70, with eight of those injured listed as being in critical condition.
Fire destroys shanties, red light district in Bayelsa
8 Jan 2018
Fire destroys shanties, red light district in Bayelsa.
39 people injured in annual Cuba fireworks festival
27 Dec 2017
A fireworks explosion at the annual Parrandas festival in Cuba injures 39 people, including six children.
"Living moment by moment", as Santa Barbara feels the heat
14 Dec 2017
As the Thomas Fire burned through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties Tuesday night, many residents wore masks as air conditions continued to worsen. One man, who is a recent father, said he and his wife are 'living moment by moment'.
Fire razes over 1000 shops at building materials market in Kaduna
2 Dec 2017
Fire razes over 1000 shops at building materials market in Kaduna.
Firefighters struggle to stop California's spreading wildfires
14 Oct 2017
Social media video shows raging fire burning through residential areas in Sonoma County, California.
Firefighters battle flames near major Los Angeles freeway
2 Sep 2017
Fire breaks out around a major freeway in the Sun Valley area of Los Angeles.
Fire, plumes of black smoke emerge from Texas chemical plant
2 Sep 2017
Fire and thick plumes of black smoke were emerging from Arkema SA's chemicals plant in Crosby, Texas, on Friday afternoon.
Cailifornia fire forces thousands to evacuate
19 Jul 2017
Thousands of residents have been forced to flee their homes in Mariposa, California as the Detwiler fire continues to burn through the county and firefighters say the blaze is only five percent contained. Colette Luke reports.