Firefighters extinguished a massive blaze nearly 15 hours after flames ripped through the historic 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France on Monday. Priceless art and religious artifacts were saved by heroic firefighters and priests.
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The historic Notre Dame Cathedral which stood for 800 years was destroyed by a raging fire that tore through the wooden interior of the building on Monday. Firefighters and first responders scrambled to save the priceless art and other treasures inside the burning Cathedral.
At least 17 people died and dozens were injured after a blaze roared through the 24-story Grenfell Tower apartments on Latimer Road in London, England on Wednesday, June 14.
Authorities expect the death toll to rise as 37 people are being treated in hospitals with 17 listed in critical condition.
Rap mogul Tip "T.I." Harris is questioning the quick arrests of three homeless people in connection with the Atlanta fire that brought down a section of highway in midtown.
T.I. says he is convinced the wrong man is behind bars for sparking the blaze that caused a 350 foot section of I-85 North overpass to collapse on Thursday, March 30.
Oakland residents who live near the warehouse where 33 people were confirmed dead in a fire early Saturday say the tragedy could have been avoided.
City officials confirmed previous investigations into complaints about the warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. The structure was not zoned for parties or as a residential property.
Nine people are confirmed dead in a blaze at a warehouse that hosted an electronic dance party in Oakland, Calif. late Friday.
Emergency responders are searching through the charred debris of a warehouse that had been converted into artist's studios in the Fruitvale neighborhood.
Fire at The Address hotel, Downtown Dubai (KT video by Rahul Gajjar) pic.twitter.com/eARxjIn3AE
— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) December 31, 2015
A massive fire broke out at a luxury hotel and residence in downtown Dubai as New Year's Eve revelers watched a fireworks display several blocks away.
14 people were treated for minor injuries. The entire building was evacuated quickly. The source of the Dubai hotel fire is unknown.
4 expensive vehicles belonging to boxer Floyd Mayweather burned to a crisp in a mysterious fire this week.
The entire trailer was consumed by flames and burnt to the ground. No injuries were reported, but Floyd's feelings were hurt.
A Whitney, Texas homeowner set fire to his mansion that was left dangling perilously on the edge of a cliff when part of the cliff gave way.
The homeowner moved his family out of the $800,000 home in a gated community when he noticed the cliff under the house was crumbling into the water.
Construction workers set the home on fire at 11:45 a.m. Friday. About 16 boats and three helicopters circled the area as smoke billowed from the abandoned house.
Neighbors reported smelling gas moments before huge blasts leveled two rent-controlled buildings in East Harlem, NY this morning.
168 firefighters are on the scene where two 5-story residential buildings collapsed after gas explosions between 116th and 117th Streets and Park Avenue in Harlem. The fires are still smoldering as numerous ambulances standby to transport the injured. Police report 63 injuries and at least 3 dead following the massive blasts.
The NYPD say there is no evidence of terrorism.