Eastern Oregon Historic Flour Mill Destroyed in Fire

A historic flour mill in northeast Oregon was destroyed in a fire. According to the Pendleton Police Department, the fire at the Grain Craft Flour Mill in Pendleton started around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, KHQ reported. The Pendleton Fire Department responded to a report of visible black smoke and quickly extinguished a small fire. Officials say … Read more

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance sees 9% growth in income

  South Korea-based insurer Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co. Ltd.’s net income increased 9% year-on-year to nearly 341 billion South Korean won ($261 million) in the second quarter of the year, mostly driven by a falling claims costs, The Korea Herald reported citing Yonhap. The insurer’s premiums increased almost 2% to approximately KRW5 trillion. … Read more

Raging fire consumes four of the eight tanks at Cuba oil storage facility

Flames engulfed a fourth tank at an oil storage facility in western Cuba on Tuesday as the raging fire consumes critical fuel supplies on an island grappling with a growing energy crisis. Firefighters and specialists from Mexico and Venezuela helped fight the blaze in the province of Matanzas with … Read more

Fire at Cuba Oil Facility Spreads as 3rd Tank Ignites

HAVANA (AP) — A deadly fire that began at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread Monday after flames enveloped a third tank that firefighters had tried to cool as they struggle to fight the massive blaze. At least one person has died and 125 are injured, with dozens of firefighters reported missing … Read more

17 Missing, 121 Hurt as Fire Rages in Cuban Oil Tank Farm

HAVANA (AP) — A fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility raged uncontrolled Saturday in the city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing, Cuban authorities said. Firefighters and other specialists were still trying to quell the blaze at the Matanzas Supertanker … Read more

Fire Victims Seek $85M for Damages in Fire that Covered California and Nevada

People who lost their homes and property in last summer’s Tamarack Fire in northern Nevada and California have filed a claim against the U.S. Forest Service seeking more than $85 million. The filing by attorney Bill Jeanney of Reno on behalf of 27 claimants is the first step before filing a lawsuit, according to the … Read more

Fire Victims Seek over $85 Million for Tamarack Fire Damages

RENO, Nev. (AP) — People who lost their homes and property in last summer’s Tamarack Fire in northern Nevada and California have filed a claim against the U.S. Forest Service seeking more than $85 million. The filing by attorney William Jeanney of Reno on behalf of 27 claimants is the first step before filing a … Read more

Paramilitary jawan opens fire on colleagues at Kolkata museum, one dead

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel was shot dead while another was injured when their colleague opened fire inside the Indian Museum CISF barrack in Kolkata on Saturday evening. The accused CISF Head constable AK Mishra opened fire from his AK 47 rifle in the Indian Museum of CISF Barrack situated … Read more

Rotterdam 2022: Noida cop wins Bronze in World Police and Fire Games

A constable posted with Noida Police has brought laurels to the country by winning Bronze medal in Badminton at the World Police and Fire Games in Netherlands’ Rotterdam. Gagan Kumar Paswan’s sporting achievement gave the country another reason to cheer amid the Indian athletes’ remarkable performance at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in … Read more