Neil Bibby
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Asia Pacific Fire, Editor

Residential Fire Threatened a Children’s Hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam

A fire in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi last Monday threated the nearby children’s hospital. The fire that engulfed at least 20 households in central Hanoi destroyed many residences total wealth. Luckily there were no injuries or deaths reported, unlike…

Nine People Killed and Fifteen Injured in Taiwan Hospital Fire

Last Monday (Aug 13) nine people died and were 15 injured when a fire broke out in a government-run Ministry of Health and Welfare Taipei Hospital in New Taipei City. The fire started on the seventh floor of the Taipei…

Fireworks display malfunction burns four spectators

The annual fireworks display at the Fred’s Pass rural community show near Darwin in the northern territory of Australia became a disaster zone when the annual fireworks display malfunctioned. One person was hospitalised, and three children treated for burns. The…

Awards for contribution to fire safety in Malaysia

Mr Robert Llewellyn, chairman of the Confederation of Fire Protection Associations-Asia and Mr Kwok Chi-Shun (Joseph), CFPA board member as well as Ex-Director of the Hong Kong Fire Service Department, have both been awarded honours for their service to fire…

Fire damages Historic Tibetan temple in old Lhasa on Saturday

Fire damages Tibetan temple in old Lhasa on Saturday. The Jokhang Buddhist temple in Tibet was damaged by a fire that broke out Saturday evening at 1840 hrs. The 7th Century Tibetan building, which sprawls over 2.5 hectares, is protected…

Massive abattoirs fire in the town of Murray Bridge, South Australia caused accidentally

As reported last week, the provincial town of Murray Bridge suffered a major fire at one of its largest employers when a fire destroyed a large part of the factory. The investigation has determined that the fire was started during…

Tallest Pagoda in China destroyed by fire

A 15-storey wooden Buddhist pagoda and prayer hall in China’s Sichuan province, believed to be the tallest in Asia, has collapsed after a devastating fire. No casualties were reported in Sunday’s (Dec 10th) blaze, which also took out two halls…

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