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2 suspects arrested in deadly Indonesian lighter factory fire probe

Two individuals have been arrested, they are believed to be the owner and supervisor of the factory.

Massive fire burns out of control at Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery

There are no immediate reports of casualties at the complex which employs around 1,000 people.

At least 30 killed in Indonesia warehouse fire

Authorities are unsure of the cause of the fire, but there are at least three children are among the casualties.

Cops probe whether Kota Bharu car fire was caused by crackers

A video of the Perodua Kancil up in flames has gone viral on social media.

Fiery end to nephew’s rage against his 3 blind aunts

The elderly women's century-old ancestral home was destroyed in a fire blamed on their nephew.

Man who set himself on fire near White House has died

The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the White House and the Washington Monument.

2 Indian fire officials suspended after tuition centre blaze kills 22

The chief fire officer for Surat is not aware of the precise reason behind their suspensions.

Indian police charge owners as school fire toll hits 20

One of the owners of the tuition centre has been detained while the other two are on the run.

Brazil’s gutted National Museum seeks funds in Europe

Brazil's National Museum director says the museum requires 1 million reais (about US$250,000) 'to be able to breathe.'

Suspect claimed he was paid RM500 to torch mufti’s car, say...

Police are on the trail of four more men linked to setting fire to Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin's official car.

California confirms deadly fire was caused by power lines

Cal Fire says very dry vegetation, strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity fuelled the fire and caused 'extreme rates of spread'.

Release report on 2016 fire at Johor hospital, govt urged

Transparency International Malaysia says public disclosure of the report can help prevent a repeat of the fire which killed six patients.

Workers smoked at Notre-Dame cathedral, admits contractor

There has been media speculation that a short-circuit on one of the temporary lifts built into the scaffolding caused the fire.

All Notre-Dame paintings to be removed as officials head inside

The artworks are expected to be transported to the Louvre museum to be repaired.

Disney pledges US$5 mil for Notre Dame rebuilding effort

In two days following the devastating blaze, nearly a billion dollars have been reportedly pledged by donors from across the world.

Man caught walking into New York cathedral with gas cans, lighters

The incident came two days after the much-publicised fire in Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral.

MACC bus ferrying RTD officers to court catches fire

They were transferred to 10 cars to continue their trip to court.

Notre-Dame’s rooster statue found ‘battered’ in debris

The statue is considered all the more important because it contains three holy relics.

French President Macron hopes to rebuild Notre Dame in 5 years

Emmanuel Macron devoted a brief prime-time televised address to Monday's catastrophic blaze in the heart of the capital.

Trump’s Notre-Dame advice ‘risible’, says fire chief

With more than 500 firefighters already at the scene, that would have been impossible.

Queen Elizabeth ‘deeply saddened’ by Notre-Dame fire

Dating back to the 11th century, the castle suffered extensive damage and the restoration took five years.

Notre-Dame blaze probably accidental, French prosecutors say

From the outside, the imposing bell towers and outer walls, with their vast flying buttresses, still stood firm, but the insides and the upper structure were eviscerated by the blaze.

German far right tries to link Notre-Dame fire to anti-Christian attacks

Alice Weidel, the parliamentary group leader of the Alternative for Germany, implied a connection between the blaze and previous anti-Christian 'attacks' in France.

Notre-Dame fire extinguished, says Paris fire service

About 100 firemen will remain on site for the whole day.