Fire in Beijing Apartment Block Leaves 19 Dead and 8 Injured

A fire that broke out in a three storey Beijing apartment block on Sunday has left 19 people dead an another 8 injured and needing hospital treatment. At the height of the incident 14 Firefighting teams using 30 appliances were in attendance…

Predawn high-rise apartment fire injures eleven in Tokyo

A fire broke out in a 26-story apartment in Tokyo’s Toshima Ward early Tuesday morning. Eleven people were sent to the hospital, including a woman who was in a critical condition. The Tokyo Fire Department received the call around 4:25…

Desperate mother saves her children

A mother trapped in a burning apartment in Sydney’s south-west last week was forced to drop her two-day-old baby six meters into the arms of a stranger and two-year-old toddler into a make shift safety net, put together by neighbours…

Melbourne Apartment Fire Forces Night-time Evacuation

Around 400 people were evacuated from a high-rise apartment complex at Docklands in Melbourne, Australia when fire recently broke out recently in the middle of the night. The blaze quickly spread up the external balconies of the 20-storey building from…

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