By Derrick Bryson Taylor Exceptionally dry conditions in Sacramento and other parts of Northern California were expected to complicate firefighters’ efforts on Friday as they…View More Dry weather and high winds raise the risk of new fires in Northern California today.
SINGAPORE – More than 100 residents were evacuated after a fire broke out at a Housing Board block in Telok Blangah Crescent on Monday evening (Sept…View More Over 100 residents evacuated from fire at Telok Blangah Crescent HDB block
STATELINE, Nev. — From the casino where she works, Nathalia Bonifacio watched the world flee. Thousands of tourists, homeowners and workers who keep the economy…View More An Unsung Pit Crew of California’s Wildfires: Hotel Workers Left Behind
Experts believe that the challenge is a cautionary tale for future megafires in the West and lays bare a certain futility in trying to fully…View More To Save Lake Tahoe, They Spared No Expense. The Fire Came Over the Ridge Anyway.
MILAN (AFP) – Fire ripped through a 20-storey residential building in Milan, northern Italy, on Sunday (Aug 29), leaving rescue workers scrambling to make sure…View More Milan tower block goes up in flames
MILAN — Italian firefighters on Sunday battled a high-rise blaze in Milan that spread rapidly through a 20-story residential building and poured black smoke into…View More Flames consume high-rise in Milan; residents evacuated
By Derrick Bryson Taylor President Biden on Tuesday approved California’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration, a move that provides federal aid to four…View More President Biden approves a disaster declaration for California.
SINGAPORE – When Mr Mardzuki Matnor heard a loud bang on Tuesday (Aug 24), he did not think anything was amiss. It had been raining heavily…View More Fireball erupts from manhole at multi-storey carpark in Bukit Batok West
With the increase in extreme weather and natural disasters, the impact of climate change on American life is now more palpable than ever. More than…View More Has Climate Change Upended Your Life? We Want to Hear from You.
JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israeli firefighters battled flames for a second day on Monday (Aug 16) in the hills west of Jerusalem, forcing the evacuation of…View More Israel asks for international help to fight forest fires
ALGIERS (AFP) – Algeria was mourning at least 90 dead on Saturday (Aug 14) as firefighters, soldiers and volunteers battled to put out the last…View More Algeria mourns more dead as firefighters battle forest blazes
EVIA, Greece — Amid twisted cages and scorched trees, Harilaos Tertipis stepped out of his ruined stables dragging the charred corpses of his sheep —…View More Greek Island Is New Epicenter of Europe’s Summer of Calamity
DHAKA (AFP) – Bangladesh police on Saturday (July 10) arrested for murder the owner of a factory where 52 people died in an inferno, as…View More Bangladesh factory owner held after 52 die in fire
LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The drought-plagued city of Los Angeles announced a fireworks buyback program would be held Wednesday (June 30) ahead of the US…View More Parched Los Angeles launches fireworks buyback programme ahead of July 4