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Hampshire firefighter tackles fatal fires in Bangladesh

A highly-skilled Hampshire firefighter has travelled to Bangladesh to help prevent the scourge of fatal…

Asia/Pacific is the Most Disaster-Prone Region says Red Cross Report

A Red Cross report has found natural disasters affected more than two billion people around the…

Six Malaysian Firefighters Killed in the Line of Duty

Six specialist firefighters were killed by strong currents while trying to rescue a teenager after…

Update – 12 days on and the toll increases to 1760 dead and 5000 missing in Indonesia

The death toll from the 28th September 7.5 magnitude earthquake that spawned a tsunami in…

63,000 People in 85 Villages Impacted by Myanmar Dam Collapse

The Swar creek dam in Myanmar failed last Wednesday unleashing waters that blocked a major…

Nine people killed and a dozen trapped after a building collapsed outside Delhi

The death toll from a collapsed apartment block outside Delhi rose to nine on Thursday…

Thai Rescue Effort Success – all 12 Children and their Adult Supervisor Found Alive

This is a positive follow up to the story of the Thai Youth Football team…

Building collapses in Mumbai after Fire, Two Firefighters Injured

Calls were received by emergency services in Mumbai on Saturday at around 4 am to…

Rescue Efforts Continue for Thai Youth Football Team to Trapped in Flooded Cave

The efforts to locate the 12 missing members of a youth football team trapped in…

Smoke and large diameter hose at VIC peat fire

Underground fires prove difficult to extinguish and need much water over a long period of…

At least 7 killed after heavy rain caused landslides in central Java

As of noon, on Friday on 23rd  February at least seven people are confirmed dead and 13…

Lithium-ion battery fire in an aircraft overhead luggage bin

China Southern Airlines flight CZ3539 from Guangzhou to Shanghai on Sunday (Feb 25) was delayed…

Fire damages Historic Tibetan temple in old Lhasa on Saturday

Fire damages Tibetan temple in old Lhasa on Saturday. The Jokhang Buddhist temple in Tibet…

Taiwan Hit by Strong Earthquake

Taiwan has suffered a strong earthquake leading to at least two people being killed and more…

Trigen Automotive Rolls Out The Hooklift Foam Tender

TRIGEN Automotive, a division of HOPE Technik specialising in the manufacture of special function vehicles,…

Chemical factory fire near Mount Fuji kills one

Central Japan, hazardous materials explosion kills at least one worker and 11 others injured in…

A Sunday morning explosion in Ningbo (China) kills 2 and injures dozens

A major explosion hit China’s port city of Ningbo on Sunday, killing at least two…

South Korea hit by second largest quake in history

South Korea was hit by a rare earthquake which struck South Korea’s southeast on the…

Firefighters use fire trucks to spray down smog in New Delhi

With the smog danger increasing India plans to use firefighters to spray water over parts…

Indian power plant explosion claims 26 lives

India – The death toll from an explosion at a thermal power plant in northern…

Fireworks factory fire kills more than 47 people in Indonesia

At least 47 people have been killed in an explosion and fire at a fireworks…

Typhoon Lan claims at least two lives as it makes land fall in Japan

Powerful typhoon Lan ripped into central Japan early Monday 23rd Oct, leaving two dead and…

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