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Hanoi light bulb warehouse blaze destroys a third of stocks

A fire that broke out at a light bulb storage facility in Hanoi Wednesday evening destroyed two-thirds of the stocks.

Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Firefighters doused the smoldering ruins of Notre-Dame with water Tuesday as investigators tried to establish what started the fire.

Blaze devastates Notre-Dame, Paris firefighters fear for one bell tower

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral Monday, destroying the roof of the historic Paris landmark in a roaring blaze as firefighters battled to prevent one of the main bell towers from collapsing.
April 16, 2019 | 07:41 am GMT+7

Three die as electronics repair shop burns down in southern Vietnam

At least three people died in a fire in an electronic repair shop in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Friday.
March 15, 2019 | 11:18 am GMT+7

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said.
February 21, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese women die in Malaysia blaze

Two Vietnamese women were among six dead in a fire that broke out Wednesday at an entertainment center in Ipoh.
February 20, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Three Vietnamese workers killed in Taiwan factory fire

Bodies of two Vietnamese workers were found Thursday, raising the casualty at a warehouse fire in Taiwan to three.
February 07, 2019 | 11:56 pm GMT+7

Five die in California wildfires, 150,000 forced to flee

Five people were declared dead and 150,000 evacuated Friday as fierce wildfires raged across the western U.S. state of California. 
November 10, 2018 | 09:42 am GMT+7

Two charred bodies found in Hanoi blaze wreckage

Two bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a fire that gutted buildings near the Hanoi pediatrics hospital Monday.
September 22, 2018 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Hanoi blaze throws child patients, parents out on the street

The fire near the National Children's Hospital Monday night has left hundreds of patients and families homeless and empty-handed.
September 18, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

US court finds Vietnamese American woman guilty of murder, arson

A Vietnamese American woman has been found guilty of murder and arson after two firefighters died in a Kansas City fire in 2015.
July 26, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Ten killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

Police said the victims were collecting oil from around the entrance of a wellbore when the blaze erupted.
April 25, 2018 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Fire hazards lurk in heart of Saigon's apartment blocks

Broken fire equipment, crowded hallways and sealed emergency exits have been found in the wake of the Carina Plaza tragedy.
March 29, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

How two security guards saved over 30 residents from HCMC apartment blaze

If it had not been for these two young men, many more would have died, a survivor of the deadly tower blaze recalled.
March 24, 2018 | 12:46 pm GMT+7

37 feared dead in Philippine mall blaze just ahead of Christmas

The fire adds more misery to the mainly Catholic Philippines at Christmas, with a storm killing at least 182 people the past few days.
December 24, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7
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