A maintenance man was killed and another had to be hospitalized after a fire broke out in the Santa Lucía hospital, the director of the institution said.
The "La Saladita" market building currently runs the risk of collapsing due to the damage left by Friday night's fire, according to the fire-fighters that were working in the area.
Fire-fighters almost contained a blaze in a glass factory located in Bernal, Buenos Aires province. No victims were reported.
A tunnel on a major highway in central Japan collapsed today, killing at least three people and starting a blaze, Japanese media reported.
Explosions rocked a natural gas liquids processing plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, owned by Enterprise Products Partners but there were no reported injuries, a local official said.
A fire ripped through a seven-storey hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata before dawn today, killing at least 84 people, most of them patients who were asleep when the blaze started.
Weary passengers complained of unbearable heat and appalling hygiene for three days in the Indian Ocean aboard cruise ship Costa Allegra after a fire knocked out the vessel's main power supply.
A 20-year-old man died today from injuries sustained during a Jan. 27 fire at a nightclub in southern Brazil, bringing the death toll from the disaster to 238 and adding to concerns it may rise further.
Cities across Brazil are beginning to crack down on nightclubs to ensure they comply with fire regulations following a weekend blaze that killed 234 people at a club in the southern university town of Santa Maria.
Prosecutors in southern Brazil, where 235 people died when a fire ravaged a nightclub in Santa Maria last weekend, are investigating whether city leaders and inspectors were negligent in allowing the club to operate.
A 20-year-old woman late Thursday succumbed to injuries from the nightclub fire in the southern Brazilian college town of Santa Maria, pushing the death toll from the disaster last weekend up to 236.
Honduras came under pressure to overhaul its broken prison system and allow an independent inquiry into a jailhouse blaze that killed more than 350 inmates, many burnt alive in their cells.
A fire broke out at Brazil's research station in Antarctica on Saturday, killing two navy personnel and forcing the evacuation by helicopter of about 40 other people, the government said.
Venezuelan firefighters struggled to put out a blaze at the country's biggest refinery sparked by an explosion that killed 41 people in one of the global oil industry's deadliest accidents.