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Forest fire spreads to Sochi

The wildfire that started in the Tuapse region spreads to the territory of Sochi, the press service of the city administration informs. It is reported that a forest litter fire on an area of 2.5 hectares started in the Tuapse region. …

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Gas cylinder explodes in Nur-Sultan's cafe

One woman was killed and 33 others were injured in a gas explosion at a cafe in the Kazakh capital city of Nur-Sultan on Saturday, the country's Ministry of Emergency Situations announced, Xinhua informs. A gas cylinder …

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Natural fire endangers settlements in Rostov region

In the Aksai district of the Rostov region, dry grass is burning on an area of 2,400 square meters, the fire can spread to settlements. "At 11:35 a.m., in the area of Verkhnepodpolny village, the Aksai district,  a vegetation …

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Five people dead in fire in Russia’s Makhachkala

Four children and one teenager have been killed by a deadly fire that broke out in an apartment located in a five-story building in Russia’s Makhachkala, the emergency ministry’s regional department said. The area of the …

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Fire breaks out at second-largest sugar refinery in U.S.

The Domino Sugar Refinery caught fire on Thursday. Witnesses say that large flames can be seen coming from the plant. A worker said that a sugar silo, that holds millions of gallons of the product, caught fire. The witness said he …

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Fire breaks out at Iranian industrial complex

Iranian police are investigating after a fire broke out at an industrial complex in northeast Iran where gas condensate storage tanks are sited, one of which exploded, the Mehr news agency reported on Monday. Javad Jahandoust, the …

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Major natural fire extinguished in Crimea

Rescuers with helicopter extinguished burning dry grass along the Yalta-Sevastopol road, the Crimean EMERCOM informs. The rescuers received information about the fire in the urban-type settlement Katsiveli, Yalta, at 12.32 Moscow …

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Three-year-old child dies in house fire in Dagestan

A child died in a house fire in Dagestan, the press service of the Republic’s Ministry of Emergencies informs. This morning a  private house caught fire in Sirtych village, Tabasaran district. The fire was extinguished, but a …

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French nuclear submarine on fire

Fire broke out onboard a nuclear submarine docked at the Mediterranean port of Toulon on Friday and was still raging but under control by afternoon, local officials said, Reuters informs. Nobody was hurt and no nuclear materials or …

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One person killed in St Petersburg hospital fire

One person was killed after a fire broke out at a St Petersburg hospital treating patients with infectious diseases, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Officials from the emergency services said the blaze broke out in the …

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