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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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Sunflower seeds burn in Rostov region

A hangar with an area of 2000 square meters is burning in the Myasnikovsky district, the EMERCOM of the Rostov region reports. "At 17.55 Moscow time, the fire was  localized …

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Hangar catches fire in Leninsky district

A metal hangar caught fire in the Leninsky district in the suburbs of Moscow. The area of the fire is more than 1 thousand square meters, the press service of the Moscow Region’s EMERCOM reports. "In the village of Gorki …

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6 buses completely destroyed by fire in Turkey

On Friday night, six interurban public transport buses were destroyed by fire at a bus station nearby the bus terminal in Bursa, Turkey, News.am reports. According to the Cumhuriyet newspaper, those in charge of the bus …

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Fire destroys apartment building in Dagestan

Today, during a subbotnik, a fire broke out in one of the household in the village of Tissi in the Tsumadinsky district. The fire quickly spread to the house and outbuildings, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the …

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