Showing posts with label fires. Show all posts
Showing posts with label fires. Show all posts

Friday, February 18, 2022

Greece ferry: Two trapped as hundreds rescued off Corfu - BBC News

Italian and Greek boats rushed to evacuate 290 people on board a ferry that burst into flames near Corfu in the Ionian Sea early on Friday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Fires continue to hit Argentina hard

Fires continue to hit Argentina


Fires continued to ravage Argentina’s northeastern province of Corrientes on Monday, according to authorities.

Monday, January 10, 2022

More than a dozen killed in New York City apartment building fire | Al Jazeera

At least 19 people have been killed, including nine children, and dozens of others injured in an apartment building fire in New York City, according to city officials and US media.

Sunday, October 03, 2021

Hundreds evacuated from Honduran island of Guanaja as raging fire destroys homes - BBC News

Honduran island of Guanaja

A major fire on the Honduran resort island of Guanaja has been brought under control by authorities, after destroying dozens of homes and forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Over 1,500 evacuated on Italian island of Sardinia amid massive blaze

Sardinia as fires ravaged around 20,000 hectares

Over 1,500 people have been evacuated from their homes on the Italian island of Sardinia as fires ravaged around 20,000 hectares (50,000 acres) of forestland, according to local media Sunday.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Russia using CLIMATE ENGINEERING to fight forest fires, sowing silver iodine into clouds from airplane to make it rain over blaze — RT

silver iodine into clouds

 Emergency workers responding to vast forest fires in a remote region of Russia have revealed they've been using climate engineering technology to trigger rainclouds and help fight the inferno spreading over thousands of hectares.

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Mexican oil giant says no environmental damage from raging Gulf fire - The Jerusalem post

Mexican oil giant says no environmental damage from raging Gulf fire

Just days after video of a massive ocean surface blaze near a Pemex oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico went viral, Mexico's national oil company has declared that environmental damage was avoided due to quick action by its workers.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Blaze destroys houses, forest in south-central Greece

Blaze destroys houses, forest in south-central Greece


A large wildfire that broke out in the regional unit of Corinthos in south-central Greece late on Wednesday prompted authorities to evacuate six nearby villages, the fire department said.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

El Gobierno de Brasil interrumpe el combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos - Sputnik Mundo

Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente

El Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente (IBAMA), el órgano del Gobierno encargado de perseguir los delitos ambientales, informó que cesará sus actividades de combate a los incendios forestales por falta de recursos.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate Thursday if they don’t intend to defend their homes as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Seven-day state of emergency declared over Australia fires

Australia fires
Australia has authorised the forced evacuation of residents amid a mass exodus of tourists from fire-ravaged coastal communities, as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Australia fires: Seven dead, hundreds of homes destroyed

Australia fires
Bushfires raging in eastern Australia have killed at least seven people and destroyed more than 200 properties since Monday, authorities said.

Friday, June 15, 2018

One year on, London remembers victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire
London fell silent on Thursday as the British capital paid tribute to the victims of one of the biggest fire tragedies in Britain since World War II -- the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment block.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Firefighters Battle Blaze at High-Rise Tower in Dubai Marina


Firefighters are battling a blaze at a high-rise tower in the Dubai Marina amid a sandstorm sweeping the city in the United Arab Emirates.

Friday, May 04, 2018

Rescue teams give up searching for survivors in collapsed Sao Paulo building

Sao Paulo building
Rescue teams have begun using excavators to clear the rubble of the 24-storey building which collapsed in Sao Paulo on Tuesday after a fire tore through it, saying that finding any more survivors was highly unlikely.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Number of Missing People After Fire in Sao Paulo May Reach 45 : Reports

Number of Missing People After Fire in Sao Paulo May Reach 45
The number of people, who went missing as a result of a fire that broke out in a 24-storey tower block in Brazil’s Sao Paulo, may reach 45, media reported on Tuesday.

EL News