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7 COVID-19 patients killed in fire at isolation hospital in Alexandria

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 12:44 GMT

A massive fire broke out at an isolation hospital in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, causing the death of seven patients infected with coronavirus after they suffocated.

Firefighters put out Imbaba hospital’s fire

Wed, 20 May 2020 - 12:45 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said that firefighters managed to put out the fire that broke out at Imbaba fever hospital without leaving any casualties.

10 referred to Criminal Court in Beheira oil pipeline blaze

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 11:48 GMT

The incident caused the death of nine and the injury of 11 in November.

4 Egyptians killed in Sudan's ceramic factory fire: Foreign Ministry

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 - 11:22 GMT

Four Egyptian citizens were killed in a blast at a ceramic factory in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

Civil defense forces controls fire at factory in Qalyubiya

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 10:13 GMT

Civil defense forces in Qalyubiya controlled a fire that broke out in a motorbikes factory at 5 pm on Monday.

Death toll from Liberian school fire rises to 30

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 - 10:49 GMT

The cause of the blaze is yet to be determined, said a spokesman for the police Thursday.

In Pics: Amazon rainforests on fire

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 04:45 GMT

Amazon is the largest tropical rainforests all over the world and home of 33 million people, including 420 indigenous communities

Number of ‘Cancer Institute Explosion’ victims, injured rises

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 12:25 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced that the number of victims in “The National Cancer Institute Explosion” became 20 instead of 19, including four bodies whose identity is still unknown.

3 injured in Alexandria by natural gas pipe explosion

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 11:00 GMT

Three people were injured on Monday by the explosion of a natural gas pipe in a residential apartment in Alexandria’s Asafra neighborhood.

Civil defense troops control fire at Bishop Paula Monastery, no human casualties

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 10:59 GMT

Civil defense troops could control a fire that erupted at the monastery of Bishop Paula in Cairo's Hadaeq el-Qoba district on Wednesday.

In pics: 51 people injured in huge fire near Al-Azhar district

Sat, 04 May 2019 - 11:35 GMT

The Public Prosecution announced on Saturday that the financial causalities of the fire are estimated at LE 50 million (2.9 million).

Egypt's 'Spiderman' climbs gas pipe, rescues family from fire

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 09:34 GMT

A video went viral on social media showing Youssef climbing up a gas pipe to save a four-member family.

5 Egyptian expats injured in building fire in Mecca

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 04:07 GMT

The injured expatriates, four women and two children, received medical treatment after the Saudi fire fighters put down the fire.

Record Australian heat brings fire to a scorched land

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 12:57 GMT

Firefighters battled 25 blazes across the Australian state of Victoria on Sunday as a record-breaking heatwave delivered the hottest start to March.

Civil defense controls fire at a garage in Shubra, no casualties

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 07:26 GMT

Six fire engines and an ambulance car headed to the scene to prevent the fire from spreading.

PM offers condolences for victims of Cairo train station fire

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 12:43 GMT

Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli on Wednesday offered his deepest condolences for victims of the Cairo’s Ramsis Train Station fire that broke out earlier today.

Ramsis Train Station victims receive necessary treatment: Health Min.

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 12:15 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed officially announced Wednesday that the number of victims of the Ramsis Train Station reached 20 dead and 40 injured.

UPDATE: Fire breaks out at Cairo's Railway Station, casualties reported

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 - 09:04 GMT

The fire has reportedly caused deaths and injuries, a security source and local media said on Wednesday.

Egypt extends condolences over victims of Bangladesh fire

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 11:50 GMT

On Thursday, a fast-moving fire killed at least 78 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.

CEO exits as PG&E faces fire liabilities, bankruptcy preparations

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 09:56 GMT

PG&E, which carries a hefty debt load of more than $18 billion, is expected to disclose soon a large financial charge related to liabilities resulting from the November blaze.

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