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PICS: McLaren smashes house, bursts into flames in high-speed crash

2017-07-06 09:52

Fire fighters in England captured images of a wrecked McLaren 570S. The sports crashed into a house and burst into flames. Incredibly, both the driver and passenger escaped serious injury.

Blaze guts garage at Eastern Cape premier's office

2017-06-30 17:01

Members of staff have been evacuated from the premises that house the Office of the Eastern Cape premier after an unused garage caught alight.

Traumatised firefighters search for more London fire victims

2017-06-15 20:11

London firefighters traumatised by the devastation they witnessed in the London tower block fire, are working to make the building safe so they can continue their search.

4 people hurt in fire that destroyed 8 buildings

2017-06-12 20:33

Three firefighters and a resident were injured in a massive fire in Massachusetts that destroyed three multifamily homes and damaged five other buildings.

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#KnysnaFires: Community members lend a helping hand

Gift of the Givers and volunteers set up camp near the affected areas on Friday to help those displaced by the fire.

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#KnysnaFire: Zille thanks those at the frontline

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4 killed, 8 injured in Bilbao house fire

2017-05-27 16:39

Spanish authorities say four people have died and eight have been injured in a fire in Bilbao after flames consumed their wooden house.

Ford's global recall: Fire 'fix' doesn't work - report

2017-04-06 08:07

The US government is reviewing a Ford recall of thousands of cars, SUVs and vans that can run low on coolant, overheat and catch fire after the company proposed a remedy that doesn't fix the coolant problem.

Death toll rises to 35 in fire at youth shelter in Guatemala

2017-03-10 09:17

The death toll in a blaze at a shelter for troubled youths in Guatemala has climbed to 35

Electrical fault blamed for Wits Med School smoke

2017-03-03 16:39

An electrical fault is believed to have been the source of the smoke in the Wits Medical School’s building in Johannesburg.

 
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'I climbed down using sheets' - resident escapes burning Joburg CBD building

With around 85 buildings hijacked by illegal occupants in Johannesburg, a disaster was inevitable, city Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Wednesday after a fire at the City York building in Johannesburg's CBD claimed seven lives. Watch.

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WATCH: Over 153 people killed in oil tank explosion in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan on Sunday killing more than 150 people.

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Three men injured in Durban’s isotainer fire

2017-06-13 18:05

Three men have been injured on Teakwood Road in Jacobs after an isotainer - a container that contains dangerous goods - caught alight..

Engen lends support to Knynsa and Plett fire-fighters

2017-06-09 14:21

In response to the devastation caused by fires in and around Knysna and Plettenburg Bay, Engen has joined hands with the community and hundreds of volunteers. Here's how you can help...

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'Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong in Knysna'

Overnight about 80% of the fireline has been contained. Fresh legs and better conditions, but 3 000-4 000 people remain displaced. Some evacuated areas have been declared safe, but a second firefighter has been injured, in addition to the firefighter injured on Thursday. The water supply in Knysna is running low.

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Horror Knysna fire: 12 ways to handle fires on the road

2017-06-08 12:48

A huge blaze is affecting large parts of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in Western Cape, causing road closures and damage to property. Here's how to handle fires along our roads.

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Refugee camp in France destroyed by fire

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Fire hits Dubai high-rise near world's tallest tower

2017-04-02 15:10

A large fire has broken out at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai's largest shopping mall and the world's tallest building.

Ford SA to parliament: 'We could have listened better to those customers'

2017-03-07 11:52

'We could have listened better to those customers,' says Ford CEO Jeff Nemeth as the automaker, the National Consumer Commission brief parliament regarding the Kuga SUV recall.

China hotel fire kills at least 10: Xinhua

2017-02-25 17:25

The official Xinhau news agency of China says at least 10 people have died in a huge fire at a hotel in eastern China.

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