Fire

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Baby gender reveal explosion starts huge Arizona wildfire

Baby gender reveal explosion started huge Arizona wildfire

Baby gender reveal explosion started huge Arizona wildfire

Off-duty border agent Dennis Dickey wanted to show friends the sex of his unborn child using an explosive device filled with coloured paint.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Army called in to help tackle Saddleworth Moor fire

Army called in to help tackle Saddleworth Moor fire

Fire chiefs have called in the military to move high-volume pump equipment by air to help douse quicker a vast moorland blaze which has raged for days.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters continue to tackle nightclub blaze in Glasgow

More than 120 firefighters have been dealing with the blaze which began in the roof of Victoria's nightclub

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Security forces had stones thrown at them by the protestors who also set fire to bins as well as a motorbike

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

One injured and one missing as firefighters battling huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as firefighters battle huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as huge fire chemical plant in Texas burns

Witnesses said they heard several explosions at the plant

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Curtin killed his friend in October 1996

Richard Curtin: London man jailed for killing friend in fire more than 20 years ago

London man jailed for killing friend in fire more than 20 years ago

Richard Curtin finally confessed to killing Paul Smith last year

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mike Graham clashed with a few callers today

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: February 21

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: February 21

From rudeness in Britain to wood-burning fires, Mike Graham and Katie Perrior gave their views on the stories of today

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Singapore Airshow plane crashes and bursts into flames, delaying around 170 flights

Singapore Airshow plane crashes and bursts into flames, delaying around 170 flights

Singapore Airshow plane crashes and bursts into flames, delaying flights

The plane was part of the Republic of Korea Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatic team

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

Dany Cotton says people sent hateful letters to her over calling for people to use the term firefighter

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Grenfell Tower: 'Government ducked creating good building regulation system for years'

Grenfell Tower: 'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

'Government wasted opportunity to make tower block cladding safe for years'

Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

More than 50 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

More than 50 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

More than 50 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

Only five people managed to escape the vehicle

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

50 firefighters tackle fire at Nottingham station

The station has been evacuated and no casualties have been reported

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Fire breaks out at Trump tower

Fire breaks out at Trump tower

The President is reportedly not in the building

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Firefighters are seen at the scene of the fire which broke out in the Bronx last week. A second fire has now erupted in the New York neighbourhood

New fire in the Bronx as Van Nest inferno leaves 16 injured

New fire in the Bronx as Van Nest inferno leaves 16 injured

Dozens of firefighters called to battle blaze - the second to hit the Bronx in less than a week

Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017

Evacuees are seen after the fire in New York

12 dead in New York apartment blaze

New York apartment blaze 'caused by child playing on stove'

1-year-old baby among the dead as fire rips through five-storey building

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

South Korea building fire likened to Grenfell Tower kills 29

The National Fire Agency in the country has said it was the deadliest fire in South Korea for nine years

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

MP used 'inaccurate figures about children' from Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower: Labour MP Emma Dent Coad 'used inaccurate figures about children affected'

abour MP 'used inaccurate figures about children affected in Grenfell'

Emma Dent Coad claimed over 200 children were still in bed and breakfast accommodation for up to six months, adding she believed it was illegal

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

'I see and smell Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

'I see and smell Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

'I see Grenfell Tower daily, it must never happen again', says George Galloway

George Galloway says it's incredible work hasn't started on other buildings in the country to make them safe

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

Grenfell Tower: Survivor from 20th floor reveals how she escaped

A memorial service took place at St Paul's Cathedral today in rememberance of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

A memorial service has taken place today at St Paul's Cathedral to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second class citizens'

Grenfell Tower: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second-class citizens'

Grenfell: 'Social housing tenants are being treated like second-class citizens'

Social housing expert Luke Doonan says those in social housing should not be accused of being poor

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

London Waterloo customers were warned of chaos this evening (stock photo)

London Waterloo commuters face rush hour chaos due to fire

London Waterloo commuters face rush hour chaos due to fire

Rail companies warn of huge disruption after line-side fire earlier today

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Man braves California wildfire to save rabbit from catastrophe

Man braves California wildfire to save rabbit from catastrophe

Man braves California wildfire to save rabbit from catastrophe

The man coaxed the rabbit out of the bushes so that he could save it

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

A final cause of death for Aijalon Mahli Gomes has not yet been established but it is thought to be either accidental or suicide

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Protestors 'try to set fire to army draft office in Jerusalem'

Jerusalem army draft office 'comes under attack by ultra-Orthodox protestors'

Jerusalem army draft office 'comes under attack by ultra-Orthodox protestors'

Some are protesting against ultra-Orthodox men studying in yeshivas taking part in compulsory military service

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Outrage after Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower disaster

Kensington and Chelsea Tories ask residents if they care about Grenfell Tower

Residents in Kensington and Chelsea were asked to rate their care for the disaster on a scale of zero to 10

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Six fire engine were sent to the scene on a road in Hong Kong

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

At least 15 fire crews and four planes are fighting against the side, some of which is on the side of a mountain

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Don't call firefighters firemen else women won't join profession, says London Fire Brigade

Don't call firefighters firemen - or else women won't join profession, says London Fire Brigade

London Fire Brigade calls for ban on term 'fireman'

London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton says it's ridiculous that people are surprised to see female firefighters

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Several people are injured including one man who is in a critical condition

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Two teenagers charged with murder 'over deadly fire at Islamic school'

Two teenagers charged with murder 'over deadly fire at Islamic school'

Two teenagers charged with murder 'over deadly fire at Islamic school'

The fire at an Islamic school killed two teachers and 21 students aged between 6 and 17 years old

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The fallout from Storm Harvey continues

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

It is thought that the plant caught fire due to chemical compounds not being able to be refrigerated due to rain

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and unnecessary services'

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters cashing in on grief by contacting victims with fake goods and services

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and services

Action Fraud are calling on the public to come forward with reports of suspicious traders

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Mike Hartley-Brewer

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia Hartley-Brewer's dad

France fires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia's dad

The father of Julia Hartley-Brewer was one of the people evacuated in the Var region as a new fire erupted overnight

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor

Lisa Minot is the travel editor for The Sun, and has had to evacuate her campsite as the flames spread across southern France

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'Grenfell fire may not have happened if lessons had been learned from Lakanal'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to impose new building regulations covering various equipment and cladding

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Inquiry hears Grenfell Tower style fire could take place in Australia in matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

An Australian Senate inquiry is looking at the use of non-conforming building materials and has heard thousands of buildings are at risk

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Five fire engines were on hand at Nasfat Manchester Islamic Centre, which has previously been a target for other attacks

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

18 dead after coach collides with lorry and bursts into flames in Germany

The collision took place at around 7am local time and it is thought those on the coach were part of a senior citizens tour group

The plane caught fire on arrival in Denver

United Airlines plane catches fire at Denver Airport

United Airlines plane catches fire at Denver Airport

No injuries reported after engine catches fire on runway

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: evacuated resident says he lost his job due to the fire

A man known as M claims many victims have been kicked out of hotels and have nowhere to stay

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Theresa May insists residents will have a say over the direction of the investigation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk'

Journalist Tom Bergin says the legality of the panels used on Grenfell Tower is not clear

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Immigration checks won't be done on Grenfell Tower fire victims, but cladding on some tower blocks is combustible

Grenfell Tower: UK councils estimate 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding

Downing Street: 600 high-rise buildings have similar cladding to Grenfell Tower

The Prime Minster has said local authorities and fire services are in the process of ensuring tower blocks are safe

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Grenfell Tower residents to be rehomed in luxury development

Grenfell Tower residents to be rehomed in luxury development

Development acquired in heart of Kensington

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ikea investigates after 'bowl is found to set items inside on fire'

Ikea investigates after 'bowl is found to set items inside on fire'

Ikea investigates after 'bowl is found to set items inside on fire'

Richard Walter had been eating grapes from an Ikea 'Blanda blank' metal bowl when he realised they were on fire

Grenfell Tower: holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency service workers

Grenfell Tower: Holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency service workers

Grenfell Tower: Holidays and trips organised for victims and emergency services

Two friends from Ilfracombe campaigned on Facebook for people to donate holidays to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Women feared dead in Grenfell Tower tragedy 'were threatened with legal action after fire safety campaign'

Women feared dead in Grenfell Tower tragedy 'were threatened with legal action after fire safety campaign'

Grenfell Tower: Women feared dead 'were threatened after fire safety campaign'

Nadia Choucair and Mariem Elgwahry both allegedly received letters asking them to stop their fire safety campaign

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn calls for empty homes owned by rich to be seized for Grenfell Tower residents

Jeremy Corbyn calls for rich people's empty homes to be seized for Grenfell Tower residents

Corbyn demands seizure of rich people's empty homes for Grenfell Tower residents

The Labour leader has said Kensington is a tale of two cities and one side is rich whereas the other is poor

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'The spirit of Londoners is what brought the community around Grenfell Tower together', says volunteer

Grenfell Tower: 'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

'GCSE student escaped from 13th floor and sat exam in the same clothes'

A-Level student Rory Walsh helped survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire through the night, despite having an exam in the morning

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

'Firefighters were just as amazed as the public at the speed Grenfell Tower fire spread' says Fire Brigades Union

Grenfell Tower: Firefighters' union boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Firefighter boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Ian Leahair of the Fire Brigades Union believes rescue workers will have been as surprised as anyone at the speed of the fire

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