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US firefighters use oxygen to save cat

This Dec. 19, 2014 photo provided by the Fort Worth Texas Fire Department shows a firefighter providing oxygen to rescued cat from a house fire in Fort Worth, Texas.  The Fort Worth Fire Department announced Saturday, Dec. 20,  that the pet, named Stubby, survived. No one was hurt in Friday's fire, which heavily damaged a home. Authorities are trying to determine what sparked the fire.  (AP Photo/Fort Worth Texas Fire Dept.)

North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Araneta-owned warehouse in QC catches fire

Fire gutting still undetermined number of houses in Barangay Bagong Lipunan, Cubao. Julliane Love de Jesus/INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines—Delivery vans, rubber, carton boxes and cable wires burned inside an Araneta Group-owned warehouse in Cubao, Quezon City, as the building caught fire Thursday afternoon. The main warehouse of Philippine Pizza Inc., located on Edsa in Barangay (village) Kaunlaran, was hit by fire around 3 p.m. Philippine Pizza Inc., franchisee of Pizza Hut, Taco Bell […]

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM

Our initial response was to establish a temporary shelter for at least 500 families affected by the fire. This is not an easy task but the good thing is that some private groups are ready to help us. — Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno on the early-morning inferno that engulfed a Sta. Cruz neighborhood on Thursday

Posted: December 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

School building in Cebu town burns down during lunch break; no one hurt

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Fire gutted on Wednesday noon a two-classroom building of the Pitalo Elementary School in San Fernando town, about 28 kilometers south of this city.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Inferno lights up LA skyline, snarls traffic

The moon is seen over firefighters battling a fire that destroyed a seven-story apartment building under construction on Dec. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. The fire also damaged nearby high-rise buildings and shut down freeways, causing massive traffic problems for morning commuters.  DAVID MCNEW/GETTY IMAGES/AFP

A massive fire lit up the Los Angeles skyline Monday, destroying one building and damaging two neighboring ones as well as closing down freeways during the morning commute.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »