A fire ripped through a church in a densely populated neighborhood as congregants worshipped, the Coptic Church said. It was one of the worst fire tragedies in Egypt in recent years.
A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled in the Cuban city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing.
Video circulating on social media showed people fleeing the pub while thick black smoke billowed from the door and then the entrance through which people were escaping was suddenly engulfed in flames.
The largest grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park remained closed Saturday as firefighters battled a blaze that threatened the gathering of the iconic trees and forced campers to evacuate.
The blaze in the city of Chittagong broke out around midnight Saturday following explosions in a container full of chemicals. The cause could not immediately be determined.
The cause of the fire, which stretched about 200 acres as of Thursday morning, remains under investigation.
Dangerous winds have picked up again, threatening to spread spot fires and complicate work for firefighters.
New Mexico faces a long and potentially devastating wildfire season, said Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, as Southwestern wildfires cause destruction and force people from their homes.
Firefighters are bracing for the return of ferocious winds in the Southwest after a brief reprieve allowed them to attack flames from the air for the first time in days.
On the evening of January 31, 2022, a fire broke out at the Winston Weaver fertilizer plant located in a business and residential area on Winston-Salem's north side.