WA’s ‘remarkable’ and ‘selfless’ firefighters have received a personal message of gratitude from Prince Charles for ‘heroically combatting’ February’s Wooroloo blaze.
A fire in a 19-storey block of flats in London's east has been brought under control by firefighters.
Police are investigating a fire that damaged a warehouse in South Melbourne, with a neighbouring school closing for the day because of air quality concerns.
A large fire that roared through fuel tankers in Kabul has killed at least seven people and injured 14 others, knocking out power in much of the Afghan capital.
Darwin hospital staff have been praised for their quick-thinking action, evacuating 23 babies from a neonatal ward after noticing smoke and an acrid smell.
Eight people have died in a fire at an "illegal" hostel in the centre of Latvia's capital Riga, where the mayor has vowed to shut such accommodation down.
Andrius Sytas and Janis Laizans
A fire has killed at least 82 people and injured 110 others after an oxygen tank apparently exploded at a Baghdad hospital caring for people with COVID-19.
Kadhem al-Attabi and Ramadan Al-Fatash
A fire has killed at least 82 people and injured 110 others after an oxygen tank exploded at a Baghdad hospital caring for people with COVID-19.
Another record spike in COVID-19 cases in India has come as a fire in a hospital treating coronavirus patients killed twelve people.
Shilpa Jamkhandikar and Neha Arora
Firefighters have been battling for a third day to control a blaze that broke out in the foothills of Cape Town's Table Mountain.
A wildfire fanned by strong winds continues to burn out of control along Table Mountain in the South African city of Cape Town.
French President Emmanuel Macron has inspected work to restore Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris two years after flames ripped through the building.
Police have set up a crime scene after a human body believed to an elderly woman was found following a house fire on Brisbane's northside.
An engine room fire aboard a ship bringing a group of expeditioners home after more than a year in Antarctica has left them shaken but uninjured.
A program that supports the mental health of children affected by NSW's Black Summer bushfires is about to run out of money.
At least three people are dead after a fire tore through a market near a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh that was also devastated by fire last month.
The operator of a pig-breeding facility in Germany says a fire has killed more than 55,000 animals.
A fire is still burning at Indonesia's Balongan oil refinery, more than 24 hours after it broke out injuring six people and evacuating hundreds more.
Firefighters have contained and controlled a bushfire which was threatening lives and homes north of Perth.
An Indonesian oil refinery that suffered a massive fire injuring five people should be back operational in "four or five days", officials say.
Bernadette Christina and Agustinus Beo Da Costa
A fire has broken out in a hospital for COVID-19 patients located in a Mumbai shopping centre, killing 10 people and forcing the evacuation of 68 patients.
A massive fire has killed at least 15 people, left another 400 missing and displaced tens of thousands at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Ruma Paul and Alasdair Pal
An escaped post-logging burn in Tasmania's Styx Valley has burnt almost 200 hectares, as firefighters battle the blaze near world heritage listed forest.
A planned burn in Tasmania's Styx Valley that got out of control is raising the ire of tourism operators and environmentalists.
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