February 22, 2019

Multiple deaths in Sydney nursing home blaze

Firefighters have been confronted by a horrific scene after a blaze engulfed a nursing home with thick smoke in north-west Sydney this morning, leaving several elderly residents dead and others seriously injured. Fire and Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins described the scene as "chaotic" and … [Read more...]

Deadly Shanghai high-rise blaze kills 42 people

A fire has destroyed a high-rise apartment building in Shanghai, China, killing at least 42 people and injuring 90 others. The death toll is expected to rise. Firefighters with over 80 fire engines battled for several hours to bring the blaze under control. Many people were trapped as fire … [Read more...]