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Wildfires Rage Across Greece, Portugal and Corsica Battle on untamed in

Greek authorities voiced suspicions that at least some of the several dozen fires that broke out on both the mainland and the island of Zakynthos over the weekend were started deliberately, according to CTV News. Over 4,000 firefighters were battling more than

Firefighters Battle Blazes Across Southern France

According to France24, residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Biguglia, on the northeastern coast of Corsica. The fire is very strong and heading to urban areas of Biguglia town, according to France's civil defence forces. The

London fire: Crews work through night at tower block

Flames could still be seen inside the tower block as crews used lights to search the building floor by floor, according to the BBC. Sixty-five people were rescued after fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in north Kensington on Wednesday morning. Police have

London fire: Twelve dead in Grenfell Tower blaze

Firefighters rescued 65 people from Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, after they were called at 00:54 BST, according to the BBC. Eyewitnesses said people were trapped in tower block, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved. Policing and fire

London tower fire: Desperate woman threw baby from 10th floor

Samira Lamrani said she saw a woman try to save a baby by dropping it from a window ‘on the ninth or 10th floor’ of the burning west London building, to waiting members of the public below, according to Metro. ‘People

Some people reported dead, at least 50 in hospital, as fire engulfs London tower block

Flames licked up the sides of the block in the north Kensington area as 200 firefighters, backed up by 40 fire engines, fought the blaze for hours, according to Reuters. Plumes of black and grey smoke billowed high into the air over

Airline passenger’s headphones catch fire midflight

The women told the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), that she was sleeping and listening to music about two hours into the flight when she heard an explosion. "As I went to turn around I felt burning on my face," she told the

Cat Saves Family From Fire By Biting Owner’s Arm

When a fire broke out in a Clairmont mobile home in Canada the family pet reportedly ran to the adult’s room and woke up a woman, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. The woman, a mother-of-two, told the local fire department that

20 firefighters dead as building collapses in Tehran

Iranian state TV said at least 78 people, including 45 firefighters, had been hurt when the Plasco building in the south of the capital came crashing down in a giant cloud of dust. One witness described it as "like a horror movie",

California warehouse fire: Death toll rises to at least 36

The cause of the blaze, which erupted late Friday in a building that was home to an artists' collective known as the "Ghost Ship", has yet to be determined. It was the deadliest fire in the United States for more than