Fire erupts in Lagos’ Balogun market
On Tuesday, 5 November 2019, fire broke out at a shopping plaza situated at the popular Balogun Market, Lagos. Fortunately, personnel of the Lagos State Fire Service was able to prevent the blaze from spreading to other buildings.
California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate
A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached neighborhoods. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze as dozens of homes have been destroyed.
Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes
Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany could see more out-of-control wildfires, like elsewhere in Europe.
Firefighters in 1920s and 1930s Paris conduct drills at Notre-Dame
Firefighters in 1920s and 1930s Paris conduct drills at Notre-Dame.
Largest fire in LA history continues to burn
Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle the La Tuna fire in Los Angeles on Sunday, the largest wildfire in the city’s history.
Firefighters battle blaze in Houston flood zone
Firefighters in Houston, Texas struggled to extinguish a house set ablaze in a community flooded by Hurricane Harvey.
Wildfires continue to blaze in Portugal
Over a thousand firefighters continue to battle fierce flames in central Portugal on Wednesday night.
Firefighters tackle blaze in Turkish military zone near Syrian border
Firefighters tackle blaze in Turkish military zone near the Syrian border.