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Cuba: The fire at a fuel storage facility remains uncontrolled

A fire that broke out Friday at a fuel storage facility in Cuba remained out of control on Monday: authorities said it had destroyed a third tank and threatened a fourth. Alexander Avalos Jorge, an officer with...

Cuba: Large fire at oil facilities

Seventeen missing and 77 injured are the so far accounts of the fire that broke out due to lightning in oil installations in Cuba, for which the government asked yesterday Saturday for help from abroad. The 17...

Cuba: At least one dead from the big fire in oil facilities

LAST UPDATE: 12:28 Cuba received offers of help from several countries today following its appeal to deal with a major fire at an oil facility, which was sparked by lightning and followed by explosions, killing at least...

Germany: Uncontrollable fire in Grünewald forest – Explosions in ammunition depot

The early morning fire at an ammunition depot in the Grünewald forest, west of Berlin, is still raging out of control as continuous explosions make it impossible for firefighters to reach. Now thrown into the...

Forest fires in Europe have burned the second largest area on record

This summer's forest fires across Europe have burned the second largest area in the year since records began, even though we are still in the middle of the season when wildfires usually break out, according to...

Turkey: The fire at the Hellenic Hospital in Valukli, Istanbul, was brought under control

LAST UPDATE: 17:40 Around 2:20 p.m., the fire that broke out at noon at the Greek hospital "Valouklis" in Istanbul was brought under control, however, after it destroyed the roof of the historic building, KYPE reports. Ground firefighting...