Home / Tag Archives: Fire

Tag Archives: Fire

Iran loses major ship in Gulf to fire

Iran’s largest navy ship sank after catching fire near the mouth of the Gulf, but the entire crew was able to safely disembark, Iranian semi-official news agencies reported on Wednesday. “All efforts to save the vessel were unsuccessful and it sank,” the semi-official Fars news agency reported. Firefighting operations continued …

Read More »

Huge fire engulfs luxury flats in London

A huge fire broke out on the top floor of a five-storey residential building in London’s West Hampstead, the fire brigade said on Thursday. About 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines were tackling the blaze on Inglewood Road and it was “very visible for miles around,” the Fire Brigade said. …

Read More »

No ban on barbecues near Al Qudra Lake

Dubai Municipality has clarified that there isn’t a complete ban on starting a fire or doing a barbecue near Al Qudra Lake, as long as visitors do not damage the environment and follow the rules. Earlier this month, signs went up right next to the Al Qudra Lake where visitors …

Read More »

Fire destroys two Sharjah warehouses

Two warehouses were destroyed in a fire in Sharjah’s industrial area 18 on Wednesday, Civil Defence officials said. The warehouses affected by the blaze were used to store party decorations. Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence, told Gulf News that the fire started at around …

Read More »

Reported blast on London subway train sparks panic

There was panic Friday morning at a London Underground train station after a small explosion or fire on a train reportedly left at least two people injured. London Fire Brigade and Metropolitan police officials confirmed they were responding to the incident at Parson’s Green Tube station in the southwest part …

Read More »

Fire Put Out at 86-Story Residential Skyscraper in Dubai

Firefighters have put out a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world’s tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below, the city authorities said. More than 40 floors of the 86-story Torch Tower were burning on one …

Read More »