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September 1, 2018 1:21 AM Fire destroys house, two cars, five motorcycles in Kepala Batas

KUALA LUMPUR: A house owner at Kampung Lahar Ikan Mati near here incurred losses of more than RM200,000 after morning fire destroyed his residence, two cars and five motorcycles yesterday. Kepala Batas Fire and Rescue station operations officer Yusri Mansor said the station received an emergency call at 7.35am and the first fire engine arrived at the scene 9

August 25, 2018 5:26 AM At least 18 dead in China hotel fire

BEIJING: A fire early Saturday at a hotel in China has left at least 18 people dead, according to an initial death toll given by state media. The incident started during the night in the hotel in Harbin, capital of the northeastern Heilongjiang province, according to the official Xinhua news agency. "At 10:50 (0250 GMT) 18 people were already confirmed 7

July 24, 2018 1:43 AM Elderly woman burnt to death in house fire

KUALA KANGSAR: A septuagenarian was burnt to death in a fire that destroyed her house in Kampung Sauk near here yesterday. The body of Rakizah Talib, 74, was found at the centre of the house under the debris of the burnt building, said Kuala Kangsar Fire and Rescue Station operations chief Mohd Taufiq Abdul Sattar. He said firefighters responded to a call at 11.23pm and found 5

July 11, 2018 4:03 AM 1 dead, 20 injured in S. Africa vintage plane crash: Official

PRETORIA: One person was killed and about 20 were injured when a vintage plane crashed Tuesday after it took off on a test flight from a small airport in the South African capital Pretoria, emergency services said. The Convair-340 plane built in 1954 was due to soon be flown to the Aviodrome air museum in the Netherlands from Wonderboom airport in Pretoria 21

July 10, 2018 2:01 PM Five found dead, including toddler, in suspected French family row

PAU: French firefighters found five people dead, including a toddler, on Tuesday after a suspected domestic dispute in an apartment in the southwestern city of Pau. The fire service was called to the apartment in the centre of Pau at 6.40am after neighbours saw smoke coming from it. A neighbour "was concerned after seeing blood running down the edge of one of the apartment's 18

July 10, 2018 10:40 AM Road closure for national-level International Firefighters' Day parade rehearsals

SEREMBAN: Several major roads in the city will be closed from Friday to Saturday in conjunction with the national-level International Firefighters' Day 2018 rehearsals and parade at the Seremban Municipal Council (MPS) field here. Seremban district police chief ACP Thiew Hock Poh said the closure would involve Jalan Yam Tuan, Jalan Berhala, Jalan Stesen 6

July 6, 2018 10:06 AM Over 100 firefighters battle raging oil tank fire

KEMAMAN: More than 100 firefighters are battling a raging fire, described as the biggest in Terengganu for years, that has destroyed two huge crude oil tanks and spread to a third 16 hours after it started at the Kemaman Bitumen Company (KBC). Four people were injured by the blaze at the KBC in the Teluk Kalong Industrial Area, according to Terengganu 15

June 14, 2018 12:30 PM Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan dies in home fire

PETALING JAYA: Nazrin Hassan, CEO of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, died today after he was trapped by a fire in a bedroom of his house in Mutiara Damansara here, according to police. Nazrin, 48, was in a bedroom on the upper floor of the house in Lorong PJU 7/24A during the incident this afternoon, said Petaling Jaya District Police chief ACP Mohd Zani Che Din. He said Nazrin 25

June 6, 2018 3:46 PM 100 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel

LONDON: A fire broke out at London's Mandarin Oriental hotel on Tuesday, with dozens of firefighters deployed to tackle the blaze that pumped smoke high into the air over the British capital. The fire brigade said "around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors in Knightsbridge", a luxury area of central London where Harrods 24

May 15, 2018 1:53 PM Six injured after 17-car pile up in Alor Star

ALOR STAR: Six people were injured in a 17-vehicle pile up after a lorry carrying sand ploughed into them at a traffic light junction in Pekan Simpang Kuala here today. Officer in charge of Jalan Raja Fire and Rescue station Firdaus Isa said they received an emergency call at 4.01pm and arrived at the scene three minutes later. He said six firefighters 11