Fire Kills 5 Children, 2 Adults, and Unborn Baby

March 10, 2013, 11:46 am

Fire kills 5 children, 2 adults, and an unborn child in a rural Kentucky home. The cause is unknown; firefighters are investigating.

After Deadly Fire, Bangladesh Factories in Spotlight

November 26, 2012, 7:44 pm

Thousands of garment workers in Bangladesh demonstrated and went on strike Monday after a factory fire killed 121 people this weekend.

Four Injured in State Department Fire

November 25, 2012, 6:49 pm

Four people were injured after a fire broke out at the State Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Massive Explosion Destroys Homes in Indianapolis

November 11, 2012, 8:23 pm

A massive explosion obliterated two homes in Indianapolis, killing two and damaging other houses in the vicinity Sunday.

Hundreds Dead in Pakistan Factory Fires

September 12, 2012, 6:24 pm

Nearly 300 people were killed in a fire that consumed a garment factory in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, it was reported Wednesday.

Spontaneous Human Combustion Explained With Pork Belly

August 24, 2012, 12:15 pm

New light has been shed on the phenomenon of Spontaneous Human Combustion by a U.K. biologist.

Fire Shuts Down California Chevron Refinery

August 8, 2012, 1:53 am

A fire shut down a major Chevron refinery in a city located north of San Francisco on Tuesday.

Cover-Up Suspicions Persist in Tragic Tianjin Fire

July 10, 2012, 10:12 am

Conflicting reports have questioned the true death toll reported by Xinhua News about the tragic Tianjin fire.

Official Death Toll in Chinese Shopping Mall Blaze Suspicious

July 9, 2012, 8:05 pm

A recent shopping mall blaze in Northern China’s Tianjin municipality has sparked a storm of online controversy.

Firefighter’s Widow Wins $10 Million Settlement

May 20, 2012, 9:52 pm

The widow of a deceased firefighter will receive a $10 million settlement due to lax procedures by the contractor, subcontractor, and city and state agencies in a fire five [...]

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Asia Week NY Spring 2013