A young man was forced to escape from his room and seek safety on a cornice when a fire ripped through his building in Rome on Wednesday.
Trade unions demand that cancer be recognised as work related illness and calls on the European Union to maintain pressure on employers
France is in a hurry to rebuild the world-famous Notre-Dame cathedral. The young people of the Compagnons du Devoir, hope to be among the chosen ones for the prestigious task of restoring their centennial roof.
Firefighters who battled the Notre-Dame blaze were honoured at the Elysee Palace on Thursday (April 18).
A fire in a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital on Thursday killed 17 people and injured about 70 others, officials said.
A huge fire broke out in a 19-storey building in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka on Thursday, killing at least 19 people and wounding 73.
One of the victims is a "minor," authorities said.
At least 21 killed and many injured in blast
Firefighters in the Netherlands spent New Year’s Eve battling a beach bonfire burning out of control, threatening the seaside resort of Scheveningen.
Firefighters responding to a burning car in Florida on Christmas Eve made an important rescue before handling the blaze — one large, wrapped Christmas gift.
More people have been confirmed dead, and the number unaccounted for has soared, as firefighters struggle to contain some of the US state’s worst ever fires.
Firefighters are working around the clock to damp down smouldering land and buildings that threaten to reignite in Southern California.
A widespread fire raged in the Milan suburb of Quarto Oggiaro burning a rubbish dump.
A pair of deer in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, took shelter from bad weather in a building site, before becoming trapped in floodwater with no way to get out. Luckily, members of the Zoneton Fire Protection District were on hand to help.
A rare fire tornado snatched a Canadian firefighter's hose in British Columbia in August as the province experienced more than 500 wildfires across the region.
Hundreds of firefighters are battling what's been dubbed a "Holy Fire" in California that threatens to engulf the city of Lake Elsinore
Firefighters in California say they are making good progress battling a blaze that covers an area larger than the city of Los Angeles
The wildfire still burning in southern Portugal has scorched almost 24,000 hectares and has caused carbon monoxide levels to rise in the region
Firefighters are still trying to contain the spread of wildfires in Portugal and Spain after several days of extremely high temperatures
Over 700 firefighters are attempting to contain a wildfire in Portugal and a heatwave across Iberia shows little sign of cooling down
Hundreds of firefighters are battling a forest fire in Portugal's Algarve region.
Residents flee as wildfires rage west of Athens
Poland has sent a convoy of fire trucks to Sweden this weekend, joining several other EU states helping the country battle wildfires caused by hot weather and low levels of rainfall.
A hundred soldiers were deployed to help the fire brigade battle the blaze that continues to rage in a Greater Manchester moorland.
Firefighters continue to battle a blaze that broke out on Saddleworth Moor on Sunday evening. Emergency services have declared a 'major incident' as over thirty homes have been evacuated.
Women are increasingly willing to join the fire service, serving both personal goals and their local communities.