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Centuries-old Romblon Cathedral rectory gutted by fire

A fire ripped through the centuries-old rectory of St. Joseph Cathedral in Romblon diocese recently, destroying canonical books and other important documents. Bishop Narciso Abellana...

Huge fire destroys clothes market in Bangladeshi capital

Distraught shop owners told reporters the blaze had left them destitute ahead of Eid, the Muslim festival marking the end of Ramadan

Fight fire with fire

From the Latin word "ardere," meaning to burn, arson is the act of setting something on fire for an evil purpose

Relatives flock to hospitals after Bangladesh blast kills more than 40

Dozens of missing workers from a container depot were still unaccounted for, while many of the dead were burned beyond recognition

8 people reported killed in Quezon City fire

The Bureau of Fire Protection said the blaze also injured three people and razed over 80 houses

Taiwan building inferno kills 46, dozens injured

The fire appears to be Taiwan's deadliest in years. The last fire of a similar magnitude was in 1995, when 64 people died.

Church fire destroys 400-year old image of Child Jesus in Manila

Authorities have already recovered the “Tres Potencias” of the Child Jesus, the Blessed Sacrament and other religious objects

400-year old image of Child Jesus missing after Manila church fire

Although there were no reported casualties, the church’s altar collapsed, pews were burned, and religious images were destroyed

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