Over 1,000 houses destroyed as fire torches Canadian city of Fort McMurray

The Canadian city of Fort McMurray has suffered mass destruction as a wildfire torchedĀ  1,600 structures, the premier of the province of Alberta said. Rachel Notley said the fire was still on the move, with more communities, including the airport area, in danger. Fire services said the high winds and hot temperatures would make the… Read More Over 1,000 houses destroyed as fire torches Canadian city of Fort McMurray

Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured

Over 100 people were killed and several others injured when an explosion took place at the Puttingal Devi temple during a festival at Paravoor in Kollam at around 3 am on Sunday, police said. As the temple festival was on, fireworks display had commenced at the temple precincts since midnight and hundreds of people had… Read More Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured

Man sets himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, UK

A man died after setting himself on fire, on Tuesday, outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their two children, according to London police. Police found the man ablaze near a garden gate outside the palace and pronounced him dead at the scene, a representative for London’s Metropolitan… Read More Man sets himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, UK

Stable fire leaves forty-three horses dead in Ontario, Canada

A fire engulfed a barn at an elite stable facility in Ontario leaving dozens of horses dead. The fired at Classy Lanes Stables Training Centre in Puslinch, Ont., erupted late on Monday night, and killed 43 animals inside, according to Jamie Millier, who owns the stables with his wife, Barb Millier. Among the horses that… Read More Stable fire leaves forty-three horses dead in Ontario, Canada

Black Xmas: Several homes razed by fire in Australia

A Christmas Day bushfire in Australia has destroyed at least 103 homes in Victoria state, officials said. Hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria’s south-west on Friday. A change to cooler weather and rain has greatly reduced the threat, but some emergency warnings remain in place. No injuries or… Read More Black Xmas: Several homes razed by fire in Australia