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20180325 Wildfire destroys a dozen community forests in Dhankuta

Nepal Mar 25 2018 “Forest”

Wildfire destroys a dozen community forests in Dhankuta Updated: 2018-03-25 10:25 Property worth Rs 20 million have been reduced to ashes in the last two weeks after a wildfire spread to 13 different community forests of Dhankuta due to human error. One person has lost his life in the wildfire ...More >

20180325 Property worth Rs 2.5mln destroyed in Udayapur fire

Nepal Mar 25 2018 “Houses”

Property worth Rs 2.5mln destroyed in Udayapur fire Updated: 2018-03-25 13:26 GHAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR: Property worth around Rs 2.5 million were destroyed in a fire that broke out in Chaudandi Municpality-10 of Udayapur district on Sunday morning. The fire that started from the house belonging to Ga...More >

20180325 Fire guts house, cow shed in Saptari

Nepal Mar 25 2018 “Houses”

Fire guts house, cow shed in Saptari Updated: 2018-03-25 13:46 RAJBIRAJ: Property worth around Rs 300,000 was destroyed in a fire that gutted a house in Govindapur of Chinnamasta Rural Municipality-3 in Saptari district on Saturday night. The fire that started from the kitchen of the house belo...More >

20180324 Fire turns eight houses into ashes

Nepal Mar 24 2018 “Houses”

Fire turns eight houses into ashes Updated: 2018-03-24 12:46 GAUSHALA: A fire that broke out at Rauja Bazaar in Mahottari district on Friday night has burnt eight shops to the ground. Property worth Rs 450,000 were gutted when the fire broke out at the cosmetic shops in Rauja Bazaar, Loharpatti...More >

20180323 Para-archer rescued after fire starts outside his flat

Singapore Mar 23 2018 “Apartment houses”

Para-archer rescued after fire starts outside his flat Updated: 2018-03-23 05:00 National para-archer Alex Lim, 24, was taken to hospital after items, including a motorised wheelchair, caught fire along the common corridor of his flat in North Bridge Road. The fire happened on the seventh store...More >

20180323 One dies while trying to douse fire

Nepal Mar 23 2018 “Houses”

One dies while trying to douse fire Updated: 2018-03-23 12:50 BHOJPUR: A person has lost his life in an attempt to douse fire that had started in a community forest at Ilame Thalakham in Shahidbhumi of Dhankuta district, on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as 50-year-old local Benu Pr...More >

20180323 15 hurt after fire breaks out on yacht at Sentosa Cove

Singapore Mar 23 2018 “Shipboard”

15 hurt after fire breaks out on yacht at Sentosa Cove Updated: 2018-03-23 05:00 One victim in serious condition and an infant suffered injuries to face; cause of blaze under probe Ang Tian Tian Two women and an infant were injured after a fire broke out on a yacht at ONE°15 Marina Club at Sen...More >

20180323 8-hour battle to put out blaze at Kranji warehouse

Singapore Mar 23 2018 “Warehouses”

8-hour battle to put out blaze at Kranji warehouse Updated: 2018-03-23 05:00 Firefighters took eight hours to put out an early morning blaze, involving piles of waste materials, that broke out in an industrial warehouse in Kranji yesterday. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), which was al...More >

20180322 Property worth Rs 40,000 destroyed in fire at Kapan paper factory

Nepal Mar 22 2018 “Factories”

Property worth Rs 40,000 destroyed in fire at Kapan paper factory Updated: 2018-03-22 16:35 KATHMANDU: Property worth Rs 40,000 was gutted in a fire at a paper factory in Kapan, Kathmandu, on Thursday afternoon. Valuables including Nepali papers, and raw materials among others were destroyed in...More >

20180322 Oil storage tank fire put out in 6 hours

Singapore Mar 22 2018 “Other”

Oil storage tank fire put out in 6 hours Updated: 2018-03-22 05:00 An intense blaze involving an oil storage tank was quelled around midnight on Tuesday after a six-hour firefighting operation involving several agencies. There were no reported casualties from the fire that broke out just before...More >

20180321 Property worth Rs 4 lakh gutted in Bhojpur house fire

Nepal Mar 21 2018 “Houses”

Property worth Rs 4 lakh gutted in Bhojpur house fire Updated: 2018-03-21 13:32 BHOJPUR: Property worth around Rs 400,000 were gutted when a house was engulfed in flames in Odhare area of Bhojpur Municipality-4 in Bhojpur district on Tuesday. A house made of mud and stone belonging to one Hasta...More >

20180321 Fire damages Swiss Embassy in Seoul

Korea Mar 21 2018 “Office bldg.”

Fire damages Swiss Embassy in Seoul Updated: 2018-03-21 16:12 Fire damaged the Swiss Embassy in Seoul Tuesday night. Firefighters said Wednesday the fire started on the building's second floor terrace about 8:28 p.m. and damaged a wall and construction materials. There were no casualties. Fir...More >

20180321 2 injured in Sundhara Gulab Restaurant fire

Nepal Mar 21 2018 “Building”

2 injured in Sundhara Gulab Restaurant fire Updated: 2018-03-21 18:23 KATHMANDU: At least two persons sustained injuries after a fire broke out at a restaurant near Bag Durbar in Sundhara, Kathmandu on Wednesday evening, police said. Speaking to THT Online over the phone police official at the ...More >

20180319 Man taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after car catches fire in Shunfu carpark

Singapore Mar 19 2018 “Automobile & Railway”

Man taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after car catches fire in Shunfu carpark Updated: 2018-03-19 18:05 SINGAPORE - A man was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after a car caught fire in a multistorey carpark in Shunfu on Monday (March 19). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to...More >

20180319 Early morning fire razes Woodlands flat; no one injured

Singapore Mar 19 2018 “Apartment houses”

Early morning fire razes Woodlands flat; no one injured Updated: 2018-03-19 10:21 SINGAPORE - An early morning blaze occurred in the bedroom of a Woodlands flat on Sunday (March 18) and left the unit badly damaged, though no one was injured. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was ...More >

20180318 Property destroyed in three separate fire incidents in Saptari

Nepal Mar 18 2018 “Houses”

Property destroyed in three separate fire incidents in Saptari Updated: 2018-03-18 13:29 RAJBIRAJ: Property worth around Rs 2 million were destroyed in three separate incidents of fire in Saptari district on Saturday. A fire at the hardware store belonging to local Dinanath Rauniyar at Phattepu...More >

20180318 Fire guts Molasses mill in Kapilvastu

Nepal Mar 18 2018 “Factories”

Fire guts Molasses mill in Kapilvastu Updated: 2018-03-18 13:49 KATHMANDU: Property worth around Rs 300,000 were destroyed in a fired that destroyed a molasses mill in Krishnanagar Municipality-9 of Kapilvastu district on Saturday. According to police, the fire that broke out in the Mahesh Mola...More >

20180318 Fire destroys entire settlement in Sunsari

Nepal Mar 18 2018 “Apartment houses”

Fire destroys entire settlement in Sunsari Updated: 2018-03-18 11:52 ITAHARI: Property worth around Rs 6 million were destroyed in a fire that gutted the entire Ikrahi settlement in Baraha Kshetra Municipality-11 of Sunsari district on Saturday night. The fire gutted 82 houses made with corruga...More >

20180318 50 evacuated after Leedon Residence unit catches fire

Singapore Mar 18 2018 “Apartment houses”

50 evacuated after Leedon Residence unit catches fire Updated: 2018-03-18 05:00 A fire broke out at the Leedon Residence condominium near Farrer Road yesterday morning, with residents evacuated from the affected block. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told The Sunday Times that it recei...More >

20180317 Septuagenarian burnt to death in Lahad Datu

Malaysia Mar 17 2018 “Houses”

Septuagenarian burnt to death in Lahad Datu Updated: 2018-03-17 16:25 LAHAD DATU: A man in his 70s was burnt to death after fire razed his house on Jalan Dam Baru in the Hope Ley Light Industrial area here Saturday. The charred remains of Tai Pang Sang, who reportedly lived alone, was found in ...More >
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