Fire timeline

  • Ozone Disco Club Fire

    The Ozone Disco Pub in suburban Manila, the site of a fire that killed at least 150 people, had been approved for occupancy by no more than 35... Read more

  • Gothenburg Discothèque Fire

    On the evening of October 29 1998, a fire developed in the premises of the Macedonian Association in Gothenburg Sweden. On the evening of the... Read more

  • Ostankino Tower Catches on Fire

    The tower caught fire on August 27, 2000, killing three people. In addition, television and radio signals were disrupted around Moscow. The fire... Read more

  • Ho Chi Minh City ITC Fire

    State media said 120 people were injured in the fire which began at 1:15 p.m. local time (0615 GMT) on Tuesday. Initial reports indicated it may... Read more

  • República Cromañón Nightclub Fire

    On 30 December 2004, a fire broke out in the club, killing 194 people and injuring 714 others. The venue was playing host to rock group Callejeros... Read more

  • Moscow Hospital Fire

    A suspicious fire combined with a blocked exit turned the women's ward of a Moscow drug treatment hospital into a deathtrap Saturday as flames and... Read more

  • Montecito Tea Fire occurs

    The Montecito Tea Fire is a wildfire that began on November 13, 2008, destroying 210 homes in the cities of Montecito and Santa Barbara, California... Read more

  • Santika Club Fire

    At least 61 people are dead and more than 200 injured after a fire broke out during a new year's party at a Bangkok nightclub. The blaze began... Read more

  • Nakumatt Supermarket Fire

    The 2009 Nakumatt supermarket fire occurred when a supermarket in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, caught fire on 28 January 2009. Twenty-nine remains have... Read more

  • Kenyan Oil Spill Ignition

    At least 111 people were killed when an overturned petrol tanker swarmed by locals trying to scoop up free fuel exploded in central Kenya. The... Read more

  • Holy Name Cathedral catches fire

    Firefighters managed to extinguished a three-alarm fire at Holy Name Cathedral, the Holy Name Cathedral is considered to be a Chicago landmark and... Read more

  • The Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara occurs

    The Jesusita Fire was a wildfire that began at approximately 1:45 PM on May 5, 2009 in the hills of Santa Barbara, California. The fire burned... Read more

  • Lame Horse Club Fire

    Russia was coming to terms last night with its most deadly fire since Soviet times after 109 people died and more than 130 were injured in a blaze... Read more

  • Russian Wildfires

    Wildfires in Russia have killed 50 people to date as record heat and drought continue to plague the heartland. There are “signals” that the... Read more

  • Fourmile Canyon Fire

    The Fourmile Canyon fire west of Boulder so far has resulted in $217 million in insurance claims, making it the costliest wildfire in Colorado... Read more

  • San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

    A San Bruno man who suffered serious injuries when a gas line exploded and spread flames through the Crestmoor neighborhood died Monday, making him... Read more

  • Mount Carmel Forest Fire

    A 14-year-old boy from the Carmel region admitted Monday to throwing a piece of burning coal into the forest and causing what later became the... Read more

  • Wallow Fire Begins

    Since May 29, when the fire began, efforts to contain it have failed due to high heat and strong winds, at times up to 35 mph, that carried flames... Read more

  • Arizona Towns Begin Evacuations as Fire Spreads

    A forest fire continues to rage in Arizona, now covering 287 square miles with some 2,300 firefighters on the scene. The fire, located some 160... Read more

  • Wallow Fire Officially Largest in Arizona History

    The bad news: Arizona’s Wallow wildfire is now the state’s largest-ever. The good news: Firefighters got some control over it yesterday, and it is... Read more