By News Desk
Doctors are working to save the lives of several people gravely injured when smoke from a fire knocked them out or trapped them in their apartments in a New York City high-rise building.
By David Porter, Bobby Caina Calvan, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
Investigators are looking into whether a 5-year-old who was playing with a lighter set a Christmas tree on fire, sparking a conflagration that killed 12 family members in a Philadelphia rowhome.
By Claudia Lauer, Maryclaire Dale, Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
The blaze's cause was not determined, but officials shaken by the death toll — apparently the highest in a single fire in the city in at least a century — vowed to get to the bottom of it.
By Ron Todt, Claudia Lauer, Associated Press
The blaze that erupted Monday in the city of Nasiriyah was the second catastrophic fire in less than three months to kill hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Iraq.
By Samya Kullab, Abdulrahman Zeyad, Associated Press
By Iliana Mier, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
Thousands of refugees and migrants left without shelter on the Greek island of Lesbos after fires destroyed the notoriously overcrowded Moria camp have held a brief protest demanding to be allowed to leave.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
A huge fire broke out Thursday at the Port of Beirut, triggering panic among residents traumatized by last month's massive explosion there that killed and injured thousands of people.
By Malcolm Brabant
On the Greek island of Lesbos, a fire ripped through the Moria refugee camp Tuesday night and reignited Wednesday. The camp was overcrowded and unsanitary, but it was the only place its thousands of inhabitants called home. Special correspondent Malcolm…
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
Florida firefighters are hoping to hold containment lines around a 2,000-acre fire in the state’s Panhandle that has been burning since Monday. Residents were allowed back to the most heavily devastated areas on Friday, but officials say they should be…
By Elaine Ganley, Associated Press
A year after a devastating fire, the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral has been halted by a lockdown in Paris to battle the coronavirus.
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