Truck fire in Connecticut scorches famed Deepsea Challenger sub

Jul 24, 2015

Truck fire in Connecticut scorches famed Deepsea Challenger sub

The submarine that visited the deepest spot in the world’s oceans has been scorched when a truck transporting the vessel caught fire on a U.S. highway. State Police responded to the Thursday fire while the Deepsea Challenger was on a truck be transported along ...

Jul 8, 2015

Father arrested over deadly house fire had 'worries at workplace'

The father arrested on suspicion of setting fire to his house in southwestern Japan has told police that he “had worries at the workplace,” investigative sources said Wednesday. Police have learned that Kenichiro Suemune, a 40-year-old lieutenant in the Maritime Self-Defense Force, who allegedly ...

Tokyo to create helicopter-based fire rescue unit

Jun 29, 2015

Tokyo to create helicopter-based fire rescue unit

The Tokyo Fire Department will launch a helicopter-based unit called Air Hyper Rescue to battle fires in high-rise buildings. The megalopolis had around 12,500 11-story or higher buildings as of 2013, up 50 percent from a decade earlier, the department said Monday. The annual ...