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Fire guts Uganda’s top university, destroys main administration building block

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An early morning major fire gutted Makerere University, Uganda's top university on Sunday, destroying the main administration building block, a police spokesperson said. ...
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Fire in Russian drug treatment clinic kills four

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Four people were killed and two others injured in a fire in a private drug treatment clinic in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on...
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Massive fire breaks out in downtown Beirut building

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A massive fire erupted on Tuesday morning in a building in Beirut's downtown, al-Jadeed local TV channel reported. Civil defense teams extinguished...
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10 pupils killed, 7 injured in school fire in Northwest Tanzania – official

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At least 10 pupils have been killed and seven others injured after a fire burnt a dormitory to ashes at a primary school in...
GUANGZHOU, March 21, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 21, 2020 shows packed medical supplies at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. Medical supplies donated to African countries by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation were packed and ready for shipping. The supplies, which include masks, testing kits, protective suits and other materials, will be transported to Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, to aid the anti-coronavirus fight in Africa. (Xinhua/Tian Jianchuan)

Beirut port’s massive fire causes loss of 15 million USD: report

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The value of losses caused by the massive fire that erupted at Beirut Port's duty free warehouse a day earlier reached 15 million...
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California’s largest-ever fire grows to about 750,000 acres

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The August Complex Fire, which on Thursday became the U.S. state of California's largest ever, has merged with several other fires to cover...
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Seven more deaths reported in California North Complex Fire

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Seven more people have died in the North Complex Fire in California's Butte County, bringing the death toll to 10, while 16 people...
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Lebanese president says act of sabotage may have caused massive fire at Beirut’s port

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Lebanese President Michel Aoun said Thursday that the massive fire that erupted at Beirut's port earlier in the day may have been caused by...
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Under fire, Trump defends his remarks about downplaying coronavirus threat

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U.S. President Donald Trump defended on Wednesday his remarks in an earlier interview that he wanted to downplay the coronavirus threat to the U.S....
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Fire kills 8, injures 5 in central Mozambique

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A fire killed eight people and seriously injured five others in central Mozambique early Wednesday, local media reported. The victims are believed...
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Sri Lanka says fire onboard burning oil tanker under control

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The Sri Lanka Navy on Wednesday said a fire which had reignited onboard the MT New Diamond oil tanker on Monday has been...
Pool/AFP / Yannis Kolesidis Greek authorities predict it will take 10 days to clear all the 8,400 refugees and migrants from a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni, on May 24, 2016

Fire hits overcrowded Greek refugee camp

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A fire broke out on Wednesday at the overcrowded refugee camp of Moria in Greece, according to media reports. People were...
A sailor is taking part in the fire drill on the Chinese patrol vessel "Haixun 01" on April 8, 2016 in the South China Sea. [Photo/Xinhua]

Sailor presumed dead as oil tanker on fire off Sri Lanka’s eastern coast

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At least one crew member has been presumed dead as an oil tanker carrying 2.7 million metric tonnes of crude oil continued to be...
BEIJING, May 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool Football Club's Anfield Stadium is locked and empty as sport events continue to be suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic in Liverpool, Britain, May 2, 2020. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

Liverpool fan avoids prison after starting fire at iconic waterfront building

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A Liverpool fan who started a fire that caused thousands of dollars of damage at the famous Liver Building in the city's UNESCO World...
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Plastic plant on fire in Texas

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Fire and smoke are seen at a plastic plant in Grand Prairie, about 21 kilometers west of Dallas, Texas, the United States, Aug. 19,...
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Fire guts Electoral Commission Office in Sapeiman

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Fire has gutted part of the Electoral Commission Office at Sapeiman near Accra, in the early hours of this morning destroying some materials A statement...
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12 wounded as fire erupts at building in Istanbul

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At least 12 people were wounded when a fire erupted at a residential building in the largest Turkish city of Istanbul, a local...
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Fire destroys wares worth thousands of cedis at Tarkwa

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Fire has destroyed three stores around the Tarkwa Railway Station, destroying goods and properties worth thousands of Ghana cedis. The affected structures included a mobile...
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Growth of electric cars comes with a host of new risks

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From battery performance to cyber and fire: Growth of electric cars comes with a host of new risks and claims scenarios for manufacturers, suppliers...
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Fire razes 58-year-old widow’s cold store

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The cold store of Madam Gladys Afari, 58-year-old widow at North Taifa (Nkate Burger) in Accra, was razed last Wednesday, with cause of fire...
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30 vehicles gutted in fire in Nigeria’s economic hub

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At least 30 vehicles were gutted Monday in a fire outbreak inside a filling station in Ogba area of Lagos, the nation's economic hub,...
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Fire consumes Ho Central Assemblies of God Church

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Fire Wednesday evening destroyed the auditorium of the Central Assemblies of God Church in Ho, destroying furniture and musical instruments among other things. ...

Fire razes makeshift wooden structure in Accra

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More than 30 workers of the Chinese State Hualong Construction were displaced on Tuesday due to a fire outbreak that completely destroyed a makeshift...
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Libya’s immigrant shelter fire kills 1

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Sunday said that a fire broke out in a shelter for immigrants in Libya on Saturday night,...
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At least 15 children killed in Haiti orphanage fire

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At least 15 children were killed in a fire at an orphanage in an area near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, local officials reported...
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Fire destroys over 60 business structures in Tanzania

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A fire that broke out at dawn on Wednesday destroyed at least 65 business structures in Tanzania's northwest region of Mwanza on the shores...

Fire razes two dormitories at Boa-Amponsem SHS

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Fire on Monday afternoon razed two male dormitories; Owusu Bore and Aggrey halls, at Boa-Amponsem Senior High School at Dunkwa-on-Offin...

Fire razes down Buipe SHS girls’ dormitory

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The girls’ dormitory of the Buipe Senior High School (SHS) in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region has been razed down by...
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Fire guts Burma Camp Battalion Market

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The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is investigating the cause of the fire, which gutted the Battalion Market at Burma Camp Saturday evening. ...
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Fire guts 13-bedroom apartment in the Kwabre-East District

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Property worth millions of Ghana Cedis and some unspecified amount of cash in dollars, on the morning of January 28, got burnt to ashes,...