Asia Fire News

20171210 Fire breaks out at Shell’s Pulau Bukom unit; no injuries reported

Singapore Dec 10 2017 “Other”

Fire breaks out at Shell's Pulau Bukom unit; no injuries reported Updated: 2017-12-10 17:38 SINGAPORE: A fire broke out on Sunday (Dec 10) at a Shell facility in Pulau Bukom at about 10am, a Shell spokesperson confirmed, adding that the fire was extinguished by firefighters at the site. No inju...More >

20171210 8 killed in South China fire

China Dec 10 2017 “Houses”

8 killed in South China fire Updated: 2017-12-10 13:00 GUANGZHOU - Eight people have been killed in a fire in Haifeng county of South China's Guangdong province, local authorities said Sunday. The fire broke out in a community in Gongping Township at 3:30 am Saturday. It was put out around 5:30...More >

20171209 Two dead, 7 trapped in China industrial park explosion

China Dec 09 2017 “Other”

Two dead, 7 trapped in China industrial park explosion Updated: 2017-12-09 16:08 NANJING -- Two people died and seven remain trapped after an explosion rocked a plant at an industrial park in East China's Jiangsu province early on Saturday. The explosion occurred at around 2:20 am at a workshop...More >

20171208 Gembrong Lama Market engulfed in flames

Indonesia Dec 08 2017 “Other”

Gembrong Lama Market engulfed in flames Updated: 2017-12-08 14:10 Twenty stalls and one church in Gembrong Lama Market, Johar Baru, Central Jakarta, caught fire on Friday at 3:30 a.m. The cause of the fire was reportedly a short circuit. The fire was extinguished at 7:30 a.m. after the Central ...More >

20171208 Four killed, two injured in East Manggarai house fire

Indonesia Dec 08 2017 “Houses”

Four killed, two injured in East Manggarai house fire Updated: 2017-12-08 18:49 Fire razed a house in the early hours of Friday in East Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara, claiming four lives and injuring two. The fire killed four out of six residents in the house located in Kampung Bealaing...More >

20171208 Boy plays with lit candles, causing fire that destroys six homes

Malaysia Dec 08 2017 “Houses”

Boy plays with lit candles, causing fire that destroys six homes Updated: 2017-12-08 14:14 KOTA KINABALU: Six houses in Papar were destroyed in a blaze said to have been caused when a boy dropped some lit candles he was playing with. It is learnt that the 12-year-old was playing with lit candle...More >

20171207 Six escape uninjured as car bursts into flames in Sarawak

Malaysia Dec 07 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Six escape uninjured as car bursts into flames in Sarawak Updated: 2017-12-07 17:53 MIRI: Six men managed to escape unscathed when the vehicle they were in burst into flames in Kg Kelulit Rasau, about 100km south from here. According to Miri Fire and Rescue Department chief Supt Law Poh Kiong, ...More >

20171204 Mercedes-Benz bursts into flames in South Jakarta

Indonesia Dec 04 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Mercedes-Benz bursts into flames in South Jakarta Updated: 2017-12-04 19:23 A black Mercedes-Benz car burst into flames on Jl. Prapanca in South Jakarta on Monday afternoon. The identity of the car's owner remains unknown and the cause of the fire is still being investigated. Supriyanto, a sec...More >

20171204 Charred body found in Aljunied Crescent bedroom, police investigating unnatural death

Singapore Dec 04 2017 “Apartment houses”

Charred body found in Aljunied Crescent bedroom, police investigating unnatural death Updated: 2017-12-04 18:16 SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a flat in Aljunied, with a charred body found in a bedroom there after the flames were put out, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told The Strait...More >

20171203 Marine buoys on fire at Tuas company

Singapore Dec 03 2017 “Other”

Marine buoys on fire at Tuas company Updated: 2017-12-03 22:16 SINGAPORE - A fire broke out at a marine engineering firm in Tuas on Sunday afternoon (Dec 3), burning marine buoys filled with dense foam. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the fire at 21 Tuas View Pla...More >

20171202 Quick thinking driver saves lives

Malaysia Dec 02 2017 “Automobile & Railway”

Quick thinking driver saves lives Updated: 2017-12-02 TAIPING: Quick thinking by a bus driver saved the lives of passengers of an express bus, which caught fire at KM200 of the North-South Expressway in Kamunting near here. A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said the driver promptly stopped...More >

20171202 Fire put out in East China logistics park

China Dec 02 2017 “Other”

Fire put out in East China logistics park Updated: 2017-12-02 13:25 QINGDAO - A fire in a logistics park in East China's Shandong province was put out Saturday morning after burning for around 10 hours, according to local authorities. No casualties have been reported. The fire began at about 4...More >

20171201 Ten die, five hurt in Tianjin fire

China Dec 01 2017 “Apartment houses”

Ten die, five hurt in Tianjin fire Updated: 2017-12-01 10:06 Ten people have died after a fire broke out at a residential building in the Hexi district of North China's Tianjin early Friday, according to local authorities. Another five suffered minor injuries and have been hospitalized. The fi...More >

20171130 Woman killed in house fire in Kota Belud

Malaysia Nov 30 2017 “Houses”

Woman killed in house fire in Kota Belud Updated: 2017-11-30 13:42 KOTA KINABALU: A 55-year-old woman perished in a fire that destroyed her house in Kota Belud about 80km from here early Thursday. The charred remains of Arimah Sagi were found by firemen beside the front door of her house at Kg ...More >

20171130 Tow tug catches fire while pulling SIA plane

Singapore Nov 30 2017 “Aircraft”

Tow tug catches fire while pulling SIA plane Updated: 2017-11-30 05:00 A tow tug caught fire as it was pulling a Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 777-200 to a departure gate at Changi Airport at around 4am yesterday. There were no passengers on board the aircraft at the time, SIA's spokesman tol...More >

20171130 Fire forces evacuation at Gimpo Airport

Korea Nov 30 2017 “Building”

Fire forces evacuation at Gimpo Airport Updated: 2017-11-30 17:05 A fire at Gimpo International Airport forced the evacuation of about 300 passengers and staff on Wednesday. Police said the blaze started at a construction site on the airport's first floor at 4:20 p.m. It took 20 minutes to exti...More >

20171129 Siblings rescued from blaze by four cops

Malaysia Nov 29 2017 “Apartment houses”

Siblings rescued from blaze by four cops Updated: 2017-11-29 21:37 SHAH ALAM: Two siblings who were trapped in a fire at a condominium in Seksyen 9 here were rescued by four policemen. Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Shafien Mamat said the incident occurred at about 10.30am on Wednesday. He said that...More >

20171129 Depok Bellevue mall fire declared force majeure

Indonesia Nov 29 2017 “Building”

Depok Bellevue mall fire declared force majeure Updated: 2017-11-29 15:43 Investigation into a fire at Cinere Bellevue Mall, which is integrated with a 20-story apartment building, in Depok, West Java, has been halted as the Depok Police have declared it a force majeure. The police informed the...More >

20161128 Fire Razes Five Squatter Houses In Likas

Malaysia Nov 28 2017 “Houses”

Fire Razes Five Squatter Houses In Likas Updated: 2016-11-28 12:00 KOTA KINABALU, Nov 28 (Bernama) -- A fire today destroyed five squatter houses in Likas near here. The Sabah Fire and Rescue Department said in a statement that no one was injured in the noon fire. Twenty-two fire-fighters ...More >

20171127 Fire engulfs 25 houses gutting property worth Rs 50m in Sunsari Musahar settlement

Nepal Nov 27 2017 “Houses”

Fire engulfs 25 houses gutting property worth Rs 50m in Sunsari Musahar settlement Updated: 2017-11-27 11:57 INARUWA: Property worth around Rs 5 million were gutted after a fire engulfed a Musahar settlement in Bhokraha Rural Municipality-6 of Sunsari district on Sunday evening. The fire starte...More >
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