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Woman arrested for unintentionally starting wildfire in central Vietnam

Police in Ha Tinh Province arrested a local woman on Wednesday for accidentally burning three hectares of forest while burning grass nearby.

Neither safe nor effective to deploy copters in forest fire fight

It's neither safe nor effective to deploy helicopters to extinguish forest fires in central Vietnam, says Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.

Central Vietnam tackles forest fires on war footing

Thousands of forest rangers, firefighters, soldiers and policemen fought forest fires that broke out in the central region on Friday.
June 29, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

30 firefighters die battling China forest fire

Thirty firefighters died after they were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China's Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said Monday.
April 01, 2019 | 08:35 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

At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires in the north of the state as well as the south. The crisis is far from over.
November 15, 2018 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Hell in Paradise: fire crews in grim search for California's dead

Death toll rose to 26 as search teams scoured for victims in the carnage of California's most destructive ever wildfire on Sunday.
November 12, 2018 | 07:57 am 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

Five firefighters among 7 dead in Taiwan factory blaze

The disaster follows a string of recent accidents in Taiwanese factories, raising questions about safety standards.
April 29, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7
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