#Fire

.Rockton, IL, USA
(Photo credit: Representational image/unsplash)

  • A fire broke out at Chemtool Inc. plant in Rockton on Monday
  • Residents were ordered to evacuate their homes 
  • The cause of the fire is still not known

.Puerto Rico
Photos and videos posted on social media showed large flames and black smoke over the substation. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Thousands in Puerto Rico were left in the dark on Thursday following a fire at an electrical substation
  • "There was a fire in a transformer at the Monacillo substation" in San Juan, power company Luma Energy said
  • "The fire caused significant blackouts across the island," the company said

.Pune, Maharashtra, India
At least 12 people died in a massive fire incident at a chemical company dead in Pune's Ghotawade Phata on Monday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • 0ut of 37 on-duty employees, 20 have been rescued from the location: Fire department
  • The firm is into manufacturing, supply and export of air, water and surface treatment chemicals
  • The incident happened in Pune's Ghotawade Phata

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
X-Press Feeders, owners of the ship, have said its hull and fuel tank have not been damaged. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The fire onboard the Singapore-registered MV X-press Pearl has led to large scale microplastic pollution 
  • The ship was travelling from Gujarat to Colombo
  • The 25-member crew have been evacuated and will be questioned on Monday

.Berwyn, IL, USA
Berwyn's fire department responded to the incident. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The explosion happened in an empty building owned by a hospital
  • No injuries have been reported in the incident
  • Fire deparment is currently working to contain the fire and gas leak

.Paris, France
The square in front of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has been closed to the public. (Photo Credit : Twitter/ @notredameparis)

  • The square in front of Notre-Dame was reopened a few weeks after the 2019 fire
  • Tests had revealed high concentrations of toxic lead particles
  • The 2019 fire melted some 300 tonnes of lead panelling in the roof

.Pikesville, MD, USA
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@BaltCoFire)

  • One person has been rushed to a  hospital
  • Neigbouring homes have been evacuated
  • Baltimore Gas and Electric company officials aid the fire department

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Two men were taken to hospital with smoke inhalation. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • A fire tore through a London tower block covered in the same cladding blamed for the 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy
  • London Fire Brigade said the blaze in Poplar was under control 
  • Twenty fire engines tackled the fire at the 19-storey block of flats near the Canary Wharf financial district

(Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • A huge fire broke out in Noida's sector 49 on Tuesday evening
  • The fire reportedly started in shanties located in Barola village
  • Several fire engines are at the spot, trying to douse the flames

.Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Six fire tenders have rushed to the spot. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The incident occurred in Noida's Sector 49
  • Videos of the fire were uploaded on Twitter by several users
  • Few weeks ago two people died due to fire in Noida