Bucharest Nightclub Fire: 'At Least 25 Killed'
An explosion and fire at a nightclub in Bucharest has killed at least 25 people and injured many more, Romanian authorities say. Romanian media said the blast happened at the Colectiv club on Friday n...
Library fires
Libraries have been deliberately or accidentally destroyed or badly damaged. Sometimes a library is purposely destroyed as a form of cultural cleansing.There are examples of accidentally destroyed lib...
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Great Fire of Tartu
The Great Fire of Tartu took place in 1775 and destroyed most of the city of Tartu in what is now Estonia. The fire destroyed the centre of the city.
Tartu had lost most of its major stone buildin...
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Bucharest Nightclub Fire: 'At Least 25 Killed'
An explosion and fire at a nightclub in Bucharest has killed at least 25 people and injured many more, Romanian authorities say. Romanian media said the blast happened at the Colectiv club on Friday n...
1973 Taiyo Department Store fire
The Taiyo Department Store fire was a fire at the Taiyo Department Store, a department store in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. The fire started at 1:15 p.m. on November 29, 1973; 103 peopl...
1973 Taiyo Department Store fire - Wikipedia
Hotel Polen fire
4°53′34″E / 52.37211°N 4.89264°E / 52.37211; 4.89264The Hotel Polen fire occurred on 9 May 1977 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conflagration destroyed the Hotel Polen (Hot...
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List of nightclub fires
This is a list of notable nightclub fires.
Laurier Palace Theatre fire
The Laurier Palace Theatre fire, sometimes known as the Saddest fire or the Laurier Palace Theatre crush, was a fire that occurred in a movie theatre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Sunday, January 9, ...
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Burning of Parliament
The Burning of the Houses of Parliament is the popular name for the fire which destroyed the Palace of Westminster, the ancient home of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, on 16 October 1834. The bl...
Comayagua prison fire
The Comayagua prison fire was a deadly fire that occurred 14/15 February 2012 at the National Penitentiary in Comayagua, Honduras, killing 360 people. Among the dead were the spouses of inmates on con...
Babbs Switch fire
The Babbs Switch fire on December 24, 1924 killed thirty-six people in a one-room school house at Babbs Switch, Oklahoma. Whole families died, and more than half the dead were children. According to ...
Hotel Corona de Aragón fire
The "Corona de Aragón" Fire, was a fire that killed at least 80 people in the five star "Corona de Aragón" Hotel in Zaragoza on 12 July 1979. At the time of the event the Hotel lodged high-profile Gen...
Brooklyn Theater Fire
73°59′24″W / 40.695°N 73.99°W / 40.695; -73.99The Brooklyn Theatre Fire was a catastrophic theatre fire that broke out on the evening of December 5, 1876, in the then-city of ...
Brooklyn Theater Fire - Wikipedia
Uphaar Cinema fire
The Uphaar Cinema fire, one of the worst fire tragedies in recent Indian history, occurred on Friday, 13 June 1997 at Uphaar Cinema, Green Park, Delhi, during the 3-to-6 pm screening of the movie Bord...