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Wildfire in Borjomi Gorge extinguished

Up to 150 firefighters, 30 foresters and a border police helicopter have been brought in to extinguish a fire in Georgia's Borjomi Gorge. According to the Georgian Emergency Management Service, two centres of the fire have been …

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Large fire breaks out at Yerevan landfill

There was a large fire Saturday at the landfill of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, News.am reports. At 12:58pm, the 911 emergency hotline received a report that firefighters’ help was needed to extinguish the fire that had …

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Passenger minibus goes up in flames in Poti

A passenger minibus caught fire as a result of an accident near Poti (Samegrelo-Zemo-Svaneti region), the Georgian media reports. The accident happened today in the morning in the resort village Maltakva. The  Mitsubishi minibus …

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Gudamakari fire extinguished

Fire that broke out in Gudamakari Gorge, east Georgia, has been extinguished, Georgia's Emergency Management Service reported. According to the report, 80 firefighters were involved to distinguish fire in the gorge.  …

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Fire breaks out at Istanbul handcuffs factory

A fire broke out at a handcuffs factory in the İŞDÖK industrial zone of Istanbul's Başakşehir district this morning, Turkish media reported. According to media reports, the fire spread to another factory because of …

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Cause of Notre Dame fire revealed by French police

Investigators think an electrical short-circuit was the most likely cause of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, according to a French judicial police official. Investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral on April 17 but …

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Macron: Notre-Dame to be rebuilt in 5 years

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged that work to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame Cathedral will be completed in five years. "Yes, we will restore Notre-Dame, and we will make this cathedral even more …

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Fire erupts at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

A fire broke out in al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Monday night at the same time a massive blaze was ravaging Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was put out quickly with no injuries reported. ​The fire broke out in the …

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Fire breaks out at Armenia's Parliament building

A fire broke out in the office of the Armenian Parliament building today at 1:38 pm, according to the press service of the republic's Ministry of Emergency Situations. Six fire brigades left for the scene. The fire was …

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 Fire in Ankara building claims lives of five workers

Five people have died and 11 others have been injured in a fire that broke out this morning at a three-story building in the Altındağ district of Ankara, officials said. A large number of ambulances, firefighters and National Medical …

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 Firefighters battle fire at Baku shopping mall

A fire has broken out at the Diglas shopping mall in Baku's Nizami district today. Azerbaijan's Emergency Situations Ministry said that employees of the Diglas trade center had been evacuated. Firefighters are trying …

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 Fire breaks out at Kazakhstan's oilfield

Fire has broken out at the onshore Kalamkas oilfield in Kazakhstan's Mangistau province today, the country’s emergencies committee said. The fire was reported at 07:10am local time (04:10am MSK). It covered 900 square …

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Plane catches fire at Tehran airport

An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport yesterday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran’s emergency department Pir-Hossein Kolivand said on state …

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Fire breaks out at warehouse in Tbilisi

A warehouse of electrical equipment caught fire in Tbilisi’s Didi Digomi district last night. According to the State Emergency Service, more than 1,800 square meters were affected. One man suffered smoke intoxication and …

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Fire in Baku dormitory kills three people

Fire has erupted on the third floor of the dormitory in Baku’s Narimanov district. The fire brigades and first aid brigades were dispatched to the scene. As a result of the actions taken by the firefighters, the fire was …

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