Commercial fires

Azerbaijani firefighters work at the scene of the Trump-branded building in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, April 28, 2018. A building in Azerbaijan which was once intended to be a Trump-branded hotel has caught fire. (AP Photo/Aida Sultanova)
April 28, 2018 - 3:45 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Two fires broke out Saturday at a vacant high-rise building in Azerbaijan's capital that was intended to be a Trump-branded hotel in the former Soviet republic before Donald Trump was elected as U.S. president. The first blaze burned the 33-story building in Baku for three...
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a "bump stock" at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C. The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday, April 18, 2018, that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)
April 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month. The announcement comes about a month after President Donald Trump said...
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People hold the candles to commemorate the victims of Sunday's fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, in the center of Moscow, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Several Russian cities including Moscow are holding rallies to commemorate the dead. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 28, 2018 - 7:52 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Flags flew at half-staff across Russia on Wednesday as the country mourned 64 victims — many of them children — of a shopping mall fire in Siberia. The blaze engulfed the four-story mall in the eastern city of Kemerovo on Sunday while it was packed with parents and children on the...
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Crowds gather to pay last respects for the victims of a fire in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Officials say that the fire escapes were blocked and a PA system was turned off during the fire that killed over 50 people. (AP Photo/Sergei Gavrilenko)
March 27, 2018 - 2:39 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Fuming with anger, thousands of Russians rallied for more than 10 hours Tuesday in a Siberian city, demanding the ouster of regional officials for a shopping mall fire that killed at least 64 people. President Vladimir Putin, on a trip to the eastern city of Kemerovo, scolded...
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A woman lights candles by a floral tribute for the victims of Sunday's fire in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 26, 2018. Russian officials say that fire escapes were blocked and a PA system was turned off during a fire at a shopping mall in a Siberian city that killed over 60 people. Witnesses reported no alarms and no staff to help them leave the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo. (AP Photo/Sergei Gavrilenko)
March 26, 2018 - 3:46 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Witnesses say fire alarms were silent and many doors were locked when a blaze at a Russian shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Siberia. The fire at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, a city about 3,000...
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Smoke rises above a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, March 25, 2018. At least three children and a woman have died in a fire that broke out in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. (AP Photo/Sergei Gavrilenko)
March 26, 2018 - 8:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a shopping mall fire in Russia (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Pope Francis says he is "deeply saddened" by the fire at a shopping mall in Russia. The pope sent a telegram Monday offering condolences for the dead, "especially the many children who lost their lives," and he...
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In this Russian Emergency Situations Ministry photo, on Sunday, March 25, 2018, smoke rises above a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, Russia. At least three children and a woman have died in a fire that broke out in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP)
March 25, 2018 - 11:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say that five people including one child have died in a fire that broke out in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. There has been no immediate information on the cause of the fire Sunday in the city 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of...
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Foreign hotel guests walk past the burnt Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino to retrieve their belongings Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manila, Philippines. Firefighters found two more bodies Monday in a hotel-casino gutted by fire that sent thick, heavy smoke into the sky over the Philippine capital, officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 19, 2018 - 3:25 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Firefighters found two more bodies Monday in a hotel-casino gutted by fire that sent thick, heavy smoke into the sky over the Philippine capital, raising the death toll to five, officials said. One of several people injured in the blaze at the Manila Pavilion Hotel and...
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A fire engulfs the Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The fire hit the hotel, where more than 300 guests were evacuated, some by helicopter, an official said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire engulfed a hotel and casino in the Philippine capital on Sunday, killing at least three employees, trapping two others and forcing the evacuation of more than 300 guests, some by helicopter, officials said. Police said it was unclear if the fire at the Manila...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 19, 2017 file photo, workers finalize details at a memorial in West Warwick, R.I., at the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 and injured more than 200 people in 2003. A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a deadly nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed due to an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)
February 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people has been postponed because of an expected snowstorm. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation announced the postponement Friday. The service had been planned for Sunday at a park...
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