Fire in London's Camden Market brought under control

Jul 10, 2017

Fire in London's Camden Market brought under control

Firefighters have brought under control the fire in a building in London's Camden Market, the London Fire Brigade said Monday. The London Fire Brigade said on Twitter the "fire is now under control but crews will be damping down into the morning." The first, second and ...

Fallen firefighting trio in Washington state mourned by thousands

Aug 31, 2015

Fallen firefighting trio in Washington state mourned by thousands

Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell in a eulogy says the three dedicated their lives to protecting national forests and the communities around them, and for that everyone ...

Explosion rocks warehouse at U.S. military base in Kanagawa

Aug 24, 2015

Explosion rocks warehouse at U.S. military base in Kanagawa

An explosion rocked a warehouse at a U.S. military base in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, about 40 km southwest of Tokyo, but there were no reports of injuries, fire officials said on Monday. The local fire department said it received a call just after midnight of ...

Raging Washington state mountain blaze claims three firefighters

Aug 20, 2015

Raging Washington state mountain blaze claims three firefighters

Three firefighters in Washington state were killed and four injured while battling a wildfire threatening the north-central town of Twisp, Gov. Jay Inslee said on Wednesday. The deaths came as a fast-moving wildfire forced authorities late on Wednesday to order the evacuations of Twisp and ...