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Fire breaks out at petchem complex in Iran

A fire broke out on Saturday in a storage area of the Bandar Imam Khomeini Petrochemical Complex in southern Iran, the state news agency Irna reported on Saturday, the latest in a string of blazes in the region. A local o

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Firefighters tackle fire at Jumeirah tower in Dubai

Firefighters fought for hours to control a blaze at a multi-storey building under construction in Dubai's Jumeirah Village Circle on Saturday, the latest in a series of fires in the business and tourism hub of the United Arab Emirates.

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Fire kills 13 after cake falls to floor in French bar

A fire swept through a bar in the northern French city of Rouen overnight, killing 13 people and injuring six, after a birthday cake with candles and sparklers fell to the floor and set the carpet ablaze, police said. The fire bro

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Makkah hotel catches fire

A hotel in Makkah, one of the holiest cities in Saudi Arabia, caught fire on July 17, sending plumes of smoke over the area, said a report. Located in Azaziya neighborhood, firefighters worked hard to extinguish the flames that en

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EgyptAir black box indicates fire before crash

Audio from the flight recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 mentions a fire on board the plane in its final moments, the investigation committee said on Saturday, confirming what sources on the committee had previously told Reuters.

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Saudi Aramco says minor pipeline fire extinguished

Saudi Aramco said a minor pipeline fire broke out but was quickly put out with no injuries or impact on oil supply.   "Minor pipeline fire this morning near Ras Tanura was quickly extinguished and repairs co

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Fire breaks out at Siberian mine, 50 feared trapped

A fire broke out at a coal mine in Russia's southern Siberian region of Kemerovo on Friday and more than 50 miners were still underground, Russian news agencies quoted a source in local emergencies services as saying. A total

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Fire reported in Ajman fibreglass factory

Teams of the general directorate of Ajman Civil Defence yesterday (May 7) put out a fire that had broken out in a fibreglass factory in Ajman’s industrial area in the UAE, said a report. No casualties occurred during the fir

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Shanghai Hongqiao airport fire kills two

A fire in a basement at the Shanghai Hongqiao airport in China has killed two people and injured four, the People's Daily said on Friday. The fire broke out in a pile of insulation material in the basement of the airport's

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Indian temple fire kills over 60, 200 injured

A huge fire swept through a temple in southern India early on Sunday, killing more than 60 people and injuring 200 gathered for a fireworks display to mark the start of the Hindu new year. Thousands of people were packed into the

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