Commercial fires

Smoke rises from the Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker that is manufacturing the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine for the coronavirus, in Pune, India, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
January 21, 2021 - 8:36 am
PUNE, India (AP) — At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, officials said. The company said the blaze would not affect production of the COVID-19 vaccine. Murlidhar...
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November 16, 2020 - 3:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — A fire broke out in a subway station in Berlin, injuring four people, one seriously, the German news agency dpa reported Monday. The fire broke out late Sunday and 120 firefighters were still fighting the flames Monday morning, but said the fire was mostly under control. The cause of...
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A police cordon line is set at a fire site, top center with broken windows, in Hong Kong Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. City authorities said a fire in a crowded residential district in Hong Kong has "caused a number of deaths and injuries". (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 16, 2020 - 1:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong said at least seven people were killed and 11 inured in a fire at an apartment building that may have started at a Hindu religious gathering. The blaze broke out Sunday night in Yau Ma Tei, a usually bustling area in Kowloon packed with old apartment blocks...
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The facade of the hospital is blackened by smoke from the ICU unit following a fire in Piatra Neamt, northern Romania, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Romanian officials say a fire at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients has killed 10 people and critically injured seven others as a blaze spread through the intensive care ward designated for people with COVID-19 patients at the public hospital according to the Emergency Situations Inspectorate.(ZIarPiatraNeamt.ro via AP)
November 14, 2020 - 5:04 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A fire at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients in northeastern Romania killed 10 people Saturday and injured 10 others, seven of them critically, officials said. Prosecutors quickly opened a criminal investigation. The blaze spread through the intensive care ward...
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Protesters burn down bengal fire as they attend in the annual Independence Day march organized by far-right groups for participants to be inside cars or motorbikes because of the coronavirus social distancing, ready for the start of the event in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. The march that marks Poland's sovereignty regained after World War I has often led to clashes with opponents. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 13, 2020 - 7:48 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s ruling right-wing party has blamed violence, injuries and damage during recent national holiday event that it backs on hooligans and provocateurs. Dozens of riot police and a photographer were injured Wednesday in clashes with participants in the annual Independence...
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A person sits in a police vehicle after being detained, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky's largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 25, 2020 - 11:47 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 11:45 a.m. Activists say protests will continue until the Louisville police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna...
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So called stumbling blocks, marking the last voluntarily chosen places of residence of the victims of the Nazis, are embedded in the pavement in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The Department for Research and Information on Anti-Semitism Berlin, or RIAS documented 410 incidents in Berlin, more than two a day, in the first half of 2020, including physical attacks, property damage, threats, harmful behavior and anti-Semitic propaganda. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
September 22, 2020 - 8:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — Small square brass plates set in the pavement remember Jewish residents of Berlin's Lichtenberg district who were torn from their homes and killed by the Nazis decades ago. Nearby, the charred remains of a Jewish-run bar destroyed by arson last month attest to a hatred that still...
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Afghan security personnel and Municipality workers work at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Spokesman for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said the bombing that targeted the convoy of the country's first vice president on Wednesday morning killed several people and wounded more than a dozen others, including several of the vice president's bodyguards.(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
September 09, 2020 - 6:23 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bombing in the Afghan capital on Wednesday targeted the convoy of the country’s first vice president, killing 10 people and wounding at least 31, including several of the vice president’s bodyguards, the Interior Ministry said. No one immediately claimed responsibility...
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Jacob Blake's father, Jacob Blake Sr. talks to a crowd at a rally Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
September 04, 2020 - 6:32 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake's father said Friday that his “happy-go-lucky” son is optimistic for his future, although he remains paralyzed from the waist down after being shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer. A clearly exhausted Jacob Blake Sr., speaking by...
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Portland police take control of the streets after making arrests on the scene of the nightly protests at a Portland police precinct on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 in Portland, Ore. Oregon State Police will return to Portland to help local authorities after the fatal shooting of a man following clashes between President Donald Trump supporters and counter-protesters that led to an argument between the president and the city's mayor over who was to blame for the violence. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)
September 02, 2020 - 12:03 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's police chief has denounced protesters who broke windows and set a fire to a business in the upscale apartment building where Mayor Ted Wheeler lives, labeling the events an escalation in the street violence that Oregon's largest city has endured for months. The...
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