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20171013 Four taken to hospital after e-bike left charging catches fire

Singapore Oct 13 2017 “Houses”

Four taken to hospital after e-bike left charging catches fire Updated: 2017-10-13 05:00 A family had to escape through their bedroom window with a five-day-old baby after an electric bicycle left charging overnight in the common corridor of an HDB block caught fire. Singapore Civil Defence For...More >

20171012 Car engine catches fire at Jem mall’s basement carpark

Singapore Oct 12 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Car engine catches fire at Jem mall's basement carpark Updated: 2017-10-12 05:00 Smoke filled the basement carpark of Jem mall in Jurong East yesterday afternoon after a car engine caught fire. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted at about 12.40pm and firemen were at the scene within t...More >

20171011 Fire Incident At Petronas Condensate Tank At Kertih Refinery

Malaysia Oct 11 2017 “Other”

Fire Incident At Petronas Condensate Tank At Kertih Refinery Updated: 2017-10-11 KUALA TERENGGANU, Oct 11 (Bernama) -- PETRONAS has confirmed that a fire incident occurred at a condensate tank at the Kertih refinery operated by PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) Sdn Bhd at approximately 8pm today. ...More >

20171010 Foreign workers injured following Bandar Malaysia explosion

Malaysia Oct 10 2017 “Other”

Foreign workers injured following Bandar Malaysia explosion Updated: 2017-10-10 19:55 KUALA LUMPUR: At least three workers have been injured following an explosion at an MRT construction site in Bandar Malaysia. Those injured are believed to be foreign construction workers. According to the Ci...More >

20171010 Fire ravages traditional houses in Tarung

Indonesia Oct 10 2017 “Other”

Fire ravages traditional houses in Tarung Updated: 2017-10-10 12:42 Thirty traditional houses in Tarung customary village in West Sumba regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), were destroyed in a fire on Saturday. “The fire spread very fast and burned all 30 houses and their property. Fortunately th...More >

20171010 Fire burns 12 hectares of Mount Rinjani area

Indonesia Oct 10 2017 “Forest”

Fire burns 12 hectares of Mount Rinjani area Updated: 2017-10-10 18:15 Fire engulfed about 12 hectares of land in the Mount Rinjani National Park (TNGR) in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). As of Monday night, some areas, particularly those on hilly terrain, were still on fire. "The fire was f...More >

20171009 Hostel Rooms At Tahfiz Centre In Rantau Panjang, Klang, Destroyed In Fire

Malaysia Oct 09 2017 “Houses”

Hostel Rooms At Tahfiz Centre In Rantau Panjang, Klang, Destroyed In Fire Updated: 2017-10-09 KLANG, Oct 9 (Bernama) -- A four-room hostel of the Nur Al-Quran Tahfiz Centre in Rantau Panjang, Kapar here was destroyed in a fire today. Sungai Pinang Fire and Rescue Station head Zaidi Ahtan sa...More >

20171009 Fire breaks out near passenger jet at Hong Kong airport; 1 person injured

China Oct 09 2017 “Aircraft”

Fire breaks out near passenger jet at Hong Kong airport; 1 person injured Updated: 2017-10-09 20:26 HONG KONG (AFP) - A fire broke out on the tarmac of Hong Kong's international airport Monday (Oct 9), with black smoke seen billowing near the belly of an American Airlines plane. The blaze began...More >

20171009 27 escape fire at religious school in Kapar

Malaysia Oct 09 2017 “Schools”

27 escape fire at religious school in Kapar Updated: 2017-10-09 20:26 KLANG: Twenty-five students and two religious teachers at a tahfiz in Kapar near here had a narrow escape when the roof of their residential school caught fire Monday afternoon. They were all downstairs at a classroom when th...More >

20171008 Gas explosion rocks Ghana’s capital Accra, causing fatalities – government

Malaysia Oct 08 2017 “Other”

Gas explosion rocks Ghana's capital Accra, causing fatalities - government Updated: 2017-10-08 06:54 ACCRA (Reuters) - A natural gas station in Ghana's capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, killing an unknown number of people, a government official said. "Unfortunately there are some fata...More >

20171007 Lorry driver burnt to death in collision on KL-Seremban Highway

Malaysia Oct 07 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Lorry driver burnt to death in collision on KL-Seremban Highway Updated: 2017-10-07 13:11 KAJANG: A lorry driver was burnt to death after his vehicle burst into flames following a collision with another lorry near KM302.7 of the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Highway. Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Ahmad Dzaffir...More >

20171007 Fire breaks out at Jurong West coffee shop, no injuries reported

Singapore Oct 07 2017 “Stores”

Fire breaks out at Jurong West coffee shop, no injuries reported Updated: 2017-10-07 15:30 SINGAPORE: Fire broke out at a coffee shop at Block 9 Jurong West Avenue 5 on Saturday (Oct 7). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident just before noon and that custo...More >

20171007 Eight-months pregnant woman escapes fire in Taman Impian Ehsan

Malaysia Oct 07 2017 “Houses”

Eight-months pregnant woman escapes fire in Taman Impian Ehsan Updated: 2017-10-07 08:30 KAJANG: A pregnant woman was saved from a blaze at a house in Taman Impian Ehsan here. Norhafiza Muhamad, 26, sustained burns to her body and both hands when the living room caught fire at around 9pm on Fri...More >

20171005 Students, warden escape unhurt after wardrobe catches fire at tahfiz

Malaysia Oct 05 2017 “Houses”

Students, warden escape unhurt after wardrobe catches fire at tahfiz Updated: 2017-10-05 11:11 PETALING JAYA: Twelve people escaped unhurt after a wardrobe caught fire in a room of a tahfiz in Seksyen 32, Shah Alam. A spokesman from the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department said they were alerted...More >

20171005 Foul play suspected in Morang fire that killed four of a family

Nepal Oct 05 2017 “Other”

Foul play suspected in Morang fire that killed four of a family Updated: 2017-10-05 04:15 Locals today said the fire that killed four people at Harkapur of Kanepokhari in Morang was pre-meditated. Four people including, Chandra Bahadur Rai, were burnt to death in the fire that engulfed Rai’...More >

20171005 Fires at Lavender and Tampines, no one injured

Singapore Oct 05 2017 “Building”

Fires at Lavender and Tampines, no one injured Updated: 2017-10-05 17:02 SINGAPORE - The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) were kept busy with fires raging in Tampines and Lavender, on Wednesday evening (Oct 4) and Thursday morning (Oct 5) respectively. It was alerted to a fire in a third-fl...More >

20171005 Fire razes second floor of Universiti Malaysia Perlis building

Malaysia Oct 05 2017 “Schools”

Fire razes second floor of Universiti Malaysia Perlis building Updated: 2017-10-05 11:11 ARAU: A fire broke out on the second floor of a three-storey building that houses Universiti Malaysia Perlis’ (UniMAP) Centre for Industrial and Government Collaboration and Engineering Mathematics Institute...More >

20171005 Fire breaks out in Tampines flat, no injuries reported

Singapore Oct 05 2017 “Apartment houses”

Fire breaks out in Tampines flat, no injuries reported Updated: 2017-10-05 17:06 SINGAPORE: A fire broke out in a housing board flat at Tampines Street 45 on Wednesday (Oct 4), forcing about 50 residents to evacuate. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident a...More >

20171005 Fire breaks out at Depok mall, apartment building

Indonesia Oct 05 2017 “Apartment houses”

Fire breaks out at Depok mall, apartment building Updated: 2017-10-05 11:33 A fire broke out at Cinere Bellevue Mall, which is integrated with a 20-story apartment building, in Cinere, Depok, West Java, on Wednesday night at around 8:30 pm. Depok Fire and Rescue Agency head Yayan Aryanto said t...More >

20171004 Fire leaves three cars damaged in Toa Payoh carpark

Singapore Oct 04 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Fire leaves three cars damaged in Toa Payoh carpark Updated: 2017-10-04 05:00 A car being towed away at the multistorey carpark at Block 141A in Toa Payoh Lorong 2, after three vehicles were involved in a fire at around 6.45am yesterday. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), which put out t...More >
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