Huge plumes of smoke pour from Grenfell Tower as the blaze rages. Credit: Jeremy Selwyn/Eyevine

London inferno: 12 dead, more than 70 injured building engulfed in flames

Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno The death toll of a deadly overnight fire that engulfed a 24-story London apartment tower Wednesday has risen to 12, local police... Read more »
Raging wildfire forces 80000 to flee Canadian town. Photo: CBC News/Reuters

Fort McMurray fire: Raging wildfire forces 80000 to flee Canadian town

A massive wildfire burning in Alberta, Canada moved through the city of Fort McMurray, forcing the entire city to be evacuated. Authorities ordered the evacuation of about 80,000 people, including the entire... Read more »
Firefighters battle bushfire in Australia

Firefighters contain deadly Australian bushfire that killed 2, burnt 1,75,000 acres

Firefighters have contained an out-of-control bushfire in WA’s South West as police work to identify human remains which were found inside homes at fire-ravaged Yarloop. An emergency warning remains in place in... Read more »
This handout photo from firefighters shows the Waroona fire burning near Yarloop

Raging bushfires destroy entire Australian town, threaten others

A bushfire emergency warning issued for the southern Perth suburb of Forrestdale in the City of Armadale has been downgraded, with one property believed damaged in the blaze. About 95 houses in... Read more »

Hoverboard fire burned down Melbourne house

A family has had a lucky escape after a hoverboard caught fire and nearly burnt their home in Melbourne’s north-west to the ground. A hoverboard bought as a Christmas present has spelled... Read more »
Firefighters battle the Northcliffe blaze. Photo: Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Bushfire threatens Northcliffe in Western Australia

Hundreds of firefighters in Western Australia are battling to stop an out-of-control bushfire reaching a town. An emergency alert is in place for Northcliffe in the south-west of the state and most... Read more »

1 million rare documents destroyed in Russian Library fire

Devastating Fire in Moscow library that destroyed papers dating to 16th century is termed as Cultural ‘Chernobyl’, reminiscent of 1986 Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe Moscow – A fire that broke out at Russia’s largest... Read more »

26 homes lost, dozens injured in South Australia bushfires

More than 700 firefighters tackle blaze as temperature rises At least 26 homes have been destroyed and 29 people injured in the bushfires in the Adelaide Hills in Southern Australia. South Australia... Read more »