Gulf Times - Fires
Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Improper use of heaters, wood or coal or negligence towards safety procedures could sometimes lead to unexpected fires either at home or desert camps, MoI pointed out.

Don't burn charcoal or wood indoors, HMC warns

Don't burn charcoal or wood indoors, HMC warns

"One of the leading causes of carbon monoxide-related poisoning and death is the burning of wood or charcoal inside the home," HMC said in a statement.

Southern California fires force 200,000 people to flee

Southern California fires force 200,000 people to flee

Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

The chemical plant makes compounds with many commercial uses, including plastics, pharmaceuticals and construction materials -- compounds that can combust if not cooled to the proper temperatures.

Trump says 'all options' on table after N Korea fires missile over Japan

Trump says 'all options' on table after N Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that ‘all options are on the table’ as the United States considers its response to North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan's Hokkaido island into the sea.

Massive fires 'under control' in southern France

Massive fires 'under control' in southern France

Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and holidaymakers in southern France were being brought under control on Thursday, firefighters said, although they warned new blazes were still starting.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a source said on Monday, after reports of fires in replacement devices added to the tech giant's worst ever recall crisis.

Robson-Kanu fires Wales to historic semi-final

Robson-Kanu fires Wales to historic semi-final

Hal Robson-Kanu scored a sensational goal as Wales came from behind to stun Belgium 3-1 in yesterday’s Euro 2016 quarter-final...

Taiwan fires missile by mistake, hitting trawler

Taiwan fires missile by mistake, hitting trawler

A Taiwanese warship mistakenly launched a supersonic “aircraft carrier killer” missile towards China yesterday...