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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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Ten people die in fire at a hospice in Moscow region

The death toll from a fire in a hospice for the elderly in Krasnogorsk near Moscow has risen to 10, an official in the press service of the Moscow department of the Emergency Ministry said. "Ten people died. They all got poisoned …

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Warehouses near Tegel arport in Berlincatch fire

Several warehouses have caught fire Sunday afternoon in Tegel in western Berlin, according to local fire department's Twitter updates. A total of 110 firefighters are working to prevent the fire from spreading further. No …

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Fire breaks out at UAE residential tower (VIDEO)

Firefighters brought under control a fire that broke out at a residential tower in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday night, Sharjah’s government media office said. Seven people were treated for minor injuries …

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Natural forest fires may begin in Russia in May

Weather experts expect that a large number of forest fires will occur in Russia this year, Scientific Director of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Roman Vilfand said. According to him, natural forest …

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New fires fanned by strong winds flare near Chernobyl

New fires broke out in the area around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant, fanned by heavy winds that have made it harder to put out the blaze, Ukrainian officials said. Emergency workers managed several days ago to contain an …

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Chernobyl fire extinguished by rain

Open flames burning in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone have been extinguished after rain fell in the region north of Kiev early on Tuesday morning, Ukraine’s emergency service has said. "There are no open flames," …

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Five people killed in building fire in Strasbourg

Five people died after a fire broke out in a building in Strasbourg in northeastern France, local firefighters said. Firefighters said in a statement that seven people have also been taken into emergency care. They added that …

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Petrol bombs thrown at Nikulinsky court in Moscow

The building of Moscow’s Nikulinsky District Court caught fire after unidentified perpetrators had thrown petrol bombs at it, a law enforcement source said, adding that the fire had been extinguished. "The perpetrators …

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