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Residents were quickly evacuated from the 16 storey Falcon Tower located in the Rigga area of Deira after a fire broke out on the 14th floor. The fire was put out in under an hour and no injuries were reported. The Dubai Civil Defence said,...

The IRIS Kharg, an oil replenishment ship in the Iranian Navy has sunk in the Gulf of Oman, following a devastating fire which started during a training exercise. Firefighters tackled the blaze for over 20 hours but were unable to save the vessel. The crew were...

On June 6th the Dubai Civil Defence reported a fire in a warehouse that stores flammable chemicals in Dubai’s Al Quoz industrial area. Photos and videos showed thick black smoke rising over Al Quoz. The fire was reported at 11.09am on June 6th but firefighters acted fast...

Firefighters are dying of cancer. Exposure to carcinogens is the main culprit behind the high rates of cancer among firefighters. Doff ‘n DECON™, a new turnout gear cleaner and decontaminate from the family of Intelagard decontamination products, may provide additional exposure protection. The formula neutralizes...

An explosion on a fuel tanker on its way from Iran into Afghanistan’s Herat Province through the Islam Qala border crossing sparked a massive fire which was too fierce for the firefighters called to the scene from both countries. The flames spread so fast that it...