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Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that killed 46
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Officials seek cause of Taiwan building fire that killed 46

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials set up an independent commission Friday to investigate the conditions at a run-down building…
Fire leaves 25 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan
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Fire leaves 25 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A fire in southern Taiwan that engulfed a building overnight has killed 25 people, according to…
Huge fire extinguished at oil facility in southern Lebanon
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Huge fire extinguished at oil facility in southern Lebanon

ZAHRANI, Lebanon (AP) — Firefighters extinguished a huge blaze that broke out in a storage tank at one of Lebanon’s…
Lake Tahoe threatened by massive fire, more ordered to flee
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Lake Tahoe threatened by massive fire, more ordered to flee

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials ordered more evacuations around the Tahoe Basin as a two-week old blaze…
Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee
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Fire devours Greek island forests as residents urged to flee

GOUVES, Greece (AP) — Pillars of billowing smoke and ash blocked out the sun above Greece’s second-largest island and turned…
Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day
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Turkish blaze approaches power plant as wildfires enter 10th day

MILAS, Turkey, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A forest fire was coming closer to a power station in southwest Turkey on…
Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn
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Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire; homes burn

COLFAX, California, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A rapidly spreading wildfire burned homes and forced thousands to evacuate in two heavily…
Residents flee as winds fan massive wildfire in southern Turkey
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Residents flee as winds fan massive wildfire in southern Turkey

ANKARA, July 28 (Reuters) – A massive forest fire in southern Turkey spread to the town of Manavgat as the…
Death toll rises to 92 in blaze at coronavirus ward in Iraq
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Death toll rises to 92 in blaze at coronavirus ward in Iraq

NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The death toll from a fire that swept through a hospital coronavirus ward climbed to 92…
Iraqi health officials: 58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward
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Iraqi health officials: 58 dead in fire at coronavirus ward

BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq…
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