Fire sweeps through impoverished Davao City village, destroys 150 houses

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:49:21 +0000

Fire sweeps through impoverished Davao City village, destroys 150 houses

DAVAO CITY — A two-hour fire swept through an urban poor community here on Friday (Aug. 16) destroying at least 150 houses. The Bureau of Fire Protection said the fire broke out around 11:20 a.m. on the second floor of a house owned by couple Layla and King Elasio in the coastal village of 23-C Isla Verde. […]

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Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:28:25 +0000

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

PARIS — Workers were preparing to decontaminate some Paris streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral that have been tested with high levels of lead following the April blaze that damaged the landmark. High fences blocked Parisians and tourists from several streets and a bridge around the monument on Tuesday. The culture ministry said workers plan […]

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Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 23:16:57 +0000

Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels

HONOLULU – Hawaii authorities were investigating three fires that were intentionally set in different high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past few days, officials said Wednesday.

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Fire risks from global warming spread to wet US Northwest

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 22:43:49 +0000

Fire risks from global warming spread to wet US Northwest

ISSAQUAH, Wash.  – Nestled in the foothills of Washington’s Cascade Mountains, the bustling Seattle suburb of Issaquah seems an unlikely candidate for anxiety over wildfires.

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Police: South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:34:29 +0000

Police: South Korean man set himself ablaze to protest Japan

A 72-year-old South Korean man was in critical condition after setting himself ablaze in downtown Seoul on Thursday, a police official said.

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Nearly 30 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan anime studio

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:59:17 +0000

Nearly 30 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan anime studio

A Japanese fire official said nearly 30 people are now confirmed or presumed dead in suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto.

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