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EMERCOM employees rescue 23 people from a fire in Moscow

Firefighters rescued 23 people from a fire in an apartment in the Otradnoe district in Moscow, the Main Directorate of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the capital reported. The fire occurred in one of the apartments with an …

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Forest fire in Yalta suburbs extinguished

The fire in the Yalta mountain forest reserve in the Uch-Kosh gorge has been extinguished, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of  Crimea reports. "The fire was extinguished at 14.00, its area …

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Two-story house burns in Sochi

In Sochi, a fire has burst out in a two-story private house, the entire building caught on fire, according to the photo of the event, published in social networks. The causes of the fire are not reported yet, there is also no …

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Сhild dies in gas explosion in Chechnya

Today, a gas explosion took place in a private building in the Chechen village of Germenchuk. A child died as a result of the accident. At the time of the explosion, there were three people in the house- the child was killed …

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Miss Georgia 2017 rescheduled due to fire

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday, ABC News reports. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where …

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Largest market burns in Stavropol

A wave of the market fires has reached the Stavropol region. The fire broke out in one of the pavilions of the Gris market in Pyatigorsk. The witnesses managed to shoot a fire on the video. According to the witnesses, earlier …

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Tsagveri fire almost extinguished - Minister

The fire that recently erupted in Tsagveri has been almost extinguished, Georgia’s Minister for Regional Development and Infrastructure Zurab Alavidze said. "The fire has been localized. It …

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Student dorm burns in Istanbul

A fire occurred at a dormitory in Istanbul, local media report. Firefighters extinguished the fire in the shortest time. The cause of the fire has not been established yet. So far, no casualties have been reported. …

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Wildfire breaks out in Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province

A forest fire has devastated large parts of Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province, affecting up to 100 hectares of land. The fire started on 3 September near the village of Byurakan, 35 kilometres from the capital Yerevan. It was …

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Turkish firemen still battle wildfire in country

The forest fire, which broke out in the Turkish province of Mugla on Sept. 6, continues, the country’s media reported on September 7. According to the report, despite all attempts, firefighters failed to put out the fire, …

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Fire nearby Armenia village continues

A total of 80 hectares of land has burned down as a result of the fire that started Monday on the mountain contiguous to Byurakan village of Armenia’s Aragatsotn Province, News.am reports. Firefighting efforts are still in …

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Works underway to extinguish wildfire in Georgian regions

A special meeting has been held in the Georgian region of Kakheti over the recent wild fires that broke out on several locations in Georgia on Saturday, Agenda.ge reports. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, additional groups …

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Fire breaks out on 3 locations in eastern Georgia

  A fire has broken out on the Kokhta mountain in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti today, Agenda.ge reports. Two Iranian helicopters will assist the Georgia Emergency Service to extinguish the fire. According to …

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MENR chooses emergency mode as fires continue in Gabala

Operative measures continue to extinguish a fire in a high-mountainous and inaccessible forest zone near the village of Abrikh, Gabala region, head of the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR) Irada …

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