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Fire breaks out in Armenia's Abovyan hostel

A fire bloke out yesterday evening in the hostel Sirius-1 in Abovyan, a city in Armenia’s Kotayk province, according to the Armenian Emergency Ministry website. As many as 60 people were evacuated from the hostel, of which three …

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Market of building materials burns in Tbilisi

A fire occurred today in the Eliava building materials market in Tbilisi, the Emergency Management Service of Georgia reports. The fire started in the afternoon in the shop for the production of metal and plastic products on Aveladze …

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Fire breaks out at nursing home in Istanbul

A fire broke out at a nursing home in Istanbul, forcing the evacuation of the building, Turkish media reported. The incident happened at the Sultangazi Nursing Home located at the Sultangazi district, the NTV broadcaster said, adding …

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Forest fire breaks out in Turkey's Antalya

A forest fire has broken out in Turkey’s Antalya province. Fire helicopters, as well as fire brigades are involved in localizing and extinguishing the fire, Turkish media reported. The cause of the fire is not yet …

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 More than 10 shops burn down in Batumi

More than ten stores were burnt in a big shopping center in Georgia's Black Sea coastal city of Batumi due to the extensive fire which left a total of 560 square meters burnt, the Georgian Emergency Situations Management Service …

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Grass fire breaks out in Gori

About 50 hectares of dry grass burnt in Georgia's Gori, according to the Emergency Situation Management Service, InterPressNews reported. Reportedly, 6 teams of firefighters and rescuers are mobilized at the incident site. the …

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Eight people killed in Sochi house fire

Eight people were killed in a house fire in the Russian city of Sochi, emergency services said. "During the extinguishing of the fire, the eight victim was found," TASS cited the source as saying. At the moment, …

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Fire in Yerevan’s garbage dump being put out

The Armenian emergency ministry’s rescuers resumed fighting fire in a garbage dump in Hakhtanak area of Yerevan, the press office of the emergency ministry said. Ten firefighter crews, 48 rescuers and ten water carriers are on the …

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Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Georgia's Emergency Management Service demands the suspension of the operations of the former Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea town of Batumi which is now operating as Welmonde Hotel and Casino. Specialists carried out a …

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Fire at Azerbaijan Thermal Power Plant extinguished

The fire that broke out in the territory of Azerbaijan Thermal Power Plant located in the country’s Mingachevir city was extinguished, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a statement. The Crisis …

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Passenger bus catches fire in Turkey's Eskişehir

A passenger bus going from Isparta to Istanbul caught fire on the Eskişehir-Ankara highway, Turkish media reported. The incident occurred on the 20th kilometer of the highway, according to TRT Haber. No injuries were reported, …

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Fire breaks out at textile factory in Istanbul (VIDEO)

A fire broke out at a textile factory in Istanbul today, forcing the evacuation of the building but causing no casualties, Turkish media reported. According to CNNTurk, the fire erupted at the 5000 square meters plant located within the …

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Fire kills 90-year-old man in Yerevan

A body of a 90-year-old man was found dead on a balcony of a residential building in Yerevan after a blast occurred yesterday. Armenia's emergency situations ministry reported about a blast and fire in one of the residential …

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Five injured in Chechnya filling station fire

At least five people have been injured in a blaze that engulfed a service station in Russia’s Chechnya. The station was rocked by a massive explosion as fire hit underground fuel tanks. According to media reports, four underground …

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Fire at Iran's oil refinery put out, one person died

A fire in an oil refinery in Abadan in southwestern Khuzestan province of Iran, which has killed one person and injured 18, was put out. The Abadan petrochemical complex caught fire on midnight Wednesday and that 10 of the injured were …

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Iran's Abadan refinery catches fire

An oil refinery in the southwestern part of Iran caught fire yesterday evening, leaving six people injured. Firefighters on the scene at the Abadan refinery have brought the blaze under control, a local official said. The …

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Burnt body found in Armenia's Gyumri fire

The burnt body of a person was found after a fire was put out in Armenia's Gyumri. The 911 emergency hotline received a call today at 12:34am, according to which there was smoke behind a billboard at Yerevan Highway in Gyumri. …

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