A city-wide fire started in the basement of the building that used to be on this site.
One thing after another went wrong one hot afternoon in 1892, resulting in the destruction of a city and its livelihood.
The greatest fire of the Tokugawa period in Japan is an eerie mirror of the Great Fire of London, which happened only six years later.
If this high-rise in Brazil had been built deliberately to kill people in a fire disaster, it probably couldn't have succeeded more brilliantly.
Nineteen hundred and fifty years ago today, on July 19, 64 C.E. (A.D.), a great fire broke out in the city of Rome. The conflagration seems [...]
Today, May 19, is the anniversary of an unusual environmental event. This day 234 ago, May 19, 1780, was known as "New England's Dark Day." All [...]