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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 13

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 12

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 7

April 25, 2018 2:55 AM 10 killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: At least 10 people have been killed and dozens more injured after a fire at an illegal oil well in Indonesia's Aceh province, authorities said Wednesday. An oil spill sparked a huge blaze about 1.30am (2.30am Malaysia) in a residential area that torched at least three houses and was still out of control mid-morning. "The [fire] 19

April 13, 2018 4:25 AM Watch DJ Snake play a firefighter in ‘Magenta Riddim’ video

‘Magenta Riddim’ by DJ Snake. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 13 — French DJ/producer DJ Snake has dropped a video for his single Magenta Riddim that pays tribute to the Indian influence on his music. Set in India, the video follows a squad of dance-crazed firefighters who are the “pride and joy” of their Telangana town. The clip was directed by Gal Muggia 12

April 9, 2018 5:27 AM Handicapped man fatally fails to escape Ipoh fire

IPOH: A physically handicapped man lost his life in a fire at his house at Taman Menglembu Timur here, last night. The body of Chan Kwai Wah, 57, who was lame in the leg, was found next to the back door. He is believed to have attempted to escape but failed to reach safety. Pasir Puteh Fire and Rescue operations chief, Mohamed Hariri Ahmad Shaibi said 21 personnel 8

March 30, 2018 6:36 AM Four factory workers affected by ammonia gas leak

SHAH ALAM: Leaking ammonia gas at a food-processing factory in Klang today caused four workers to suffer from breathing difficulties, which led to three of them having to be rushed to a hospital, according to the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department. Its chief of operations, Alimaddia Bukri, said in a statement the gas leaked from a 1,000-litre-capacity 7

March 28, 2018 8:31 AM Greek crews search for missing migrants near river on Turkish border

State television said authorities believed about 15 people went missing. — Reuters picATHENS, March 28 — Rescue crews in Greece were searching today for migrants who sent out an emergency call from the Greek-Turkish border late yesterday, the Greek fire brigade said. State television said authorities believed about 15 people went missing as they tried 9

March 28, 2018 1:32 AM Jewish grandmother murdered in Paris flat: 'She didn't believe in evil'

PARIS: A Jewish grandmother found murdered in her Paris apartment was an "admirable woman" who had escaped the Nazi round-up of Jews in the city more than 70 years ago, her family said. The stabbed and charred body of Mireille Knoll, 85, was found on Friday by firefighters called to extinguish a blaze. "My grandmother was an admirable woman, very gentle 12

March 22, 2018 12:19 PM Avalanche in Spain kills two, another seriously hurt

MADRID: An avalanche in Spain's Aran Valley in the Pyrenees mountains killed two people and left a third seriously injured Thursday, firefighters said. A helicopter was dispatched to the area where firefighters "found three people, two of whom had died and another who was seriously hurt with multiple injuries," they said in a statement. A spokeswoman 12