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Columbia Missouri News: Commercial Structure Fire at City of Columbia Landfill

COLUMBIA, MO – The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at 5700 Peabody Road, Columbia City Landfill, building 5485, at 4:29am on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The first unit arrived approximately five minutes later and observed no fire or smoke coming from the building.  They did discover heavy smoke conditions upon entering … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: Commercial Structure Fire at City of Columbia Landfill

PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: Patients fled hospital in N. California fire

PARADISE, Calif.  — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Nurses and patients have recounted their dramatic escapes from a hospital in a Northern California town that was devastated by a ferocious wildfire. Nurse Darrel Wilken told the Chico Enterprise-Record newspaper on Friday that the fire in the town of Paradise came … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | The Latest: Patients fled hospital in N. California fire

HORNBROOK, California | California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

HORNBROOK, Calif. — A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California’s border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it burns largely out of control, authorities said Friday. No other details were released about the death blamed on the fire that threatened 300 homes near Hornbook, a town of 250 … Continue reading HORNBROOK, California | California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

Fire injures 31 workers at paper mill in southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Iranian media say a fire that broke out at a paper mill has injured 31 workers in southern Iran. Saturday’s state TV report says 11 workers were taken to local hospitals and 20 received on-site treatment as their injuries were not severe. The report said firefighters are still trying to put … Continue reading Fire injures 31 workers at paper mill in southern Iran

Fire at hospital kills 37, injures scores in South Korea

MIRYANG, South Korea/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A fire raced through a small South Korean hospital with no sprinkler system on Friday, killing 37 people, many of them elderly, and injuring more than 140 others in the country’s deadliest blaze in about a decade. Sejong Hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang has a separate nursing ward … Continue reading Fire at hospital kills 37, injures scores in South Korea

Hospital fire kills nearly 40 people in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A fire that started Friday morning in a hospital emergency room in South Korea killed nearly 40 people, mainly from inhaling smoke, and injured dozens more in one of the country’s deadliest blazes in recent years. Several injured are in critical condition and the toll is feared … Continue reading Hospital fire kills nearly 40 people in South Korea

The Latest: Hospital fire kills at least 39 in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on a hospital fire in South Korea (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A health official says the death toll from a hospital fire in South Korea has risen to 39. Local health official Cheon Jae-kyung says 10 others are in critical condition from Friday’s fire … Continue reading The Latest: Hospital fire kills at least 39 in South Korea