[LOS ANGELES] More than a million Californians were without electricity due to pre-emptive blackouts on Thursday, but localised fires broke out as hot, windy conditions spread south toward Los...

[PARIS] Monday, April 15, 2019. When an alarm goes off in the early evening at Notre-Dame cathedral in central Paris, there is no immediate sense of panic.

[BEIJING] A factory fire has killed 19 people in east China, local authorities said Monday, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country's industrial sector.

[RIYADH] Five people were injured in a fire that broke out at a new high-speed train station in Saudi Arabia's western city of Jeddah on Sunday, state television reported, with huge palls of smoke...

[WASHINGTON] Brazil and the United States are in agreement over fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said Friday after meeting President Donald Trump at...

[BIARRITZ, France] The G-7 will give US$20 million (S$27.8 million) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said Monday...

[TOKYO] Japanese police on Friday raided the home of the main suspect in a deadly arson attack that killed 34 people at an anime firm in Kyoto, media reports said.

A ROW of four freehold, adjoining conversation shophouses – which caught fire earlier this year – in Geylang have been launched for sale via expression of interest, with a guide price of S$14...

[KYOTO] Japanese police on Friday were investigating a suspected arson attack that killed 33 people in what would be one of the country's deadliest crimes in decades, with the motive for the blaze...

A FIRE in Kentucky destroyed a warehouse containing about 45,000 barrels of Jim Beam bourbon after officials let the blaze run its course to avoid ethanol contamination in a nearby creek that runs...