Tag: Fire

  • Fire at Egypt Coptic Church Kills Dozens During Sunday Prayers

    CAIRO — At least 41 people were killed and about a dozen others injured after a fire broke out in a Coptic Orthodox church in greater Cairo as worshipers gathered for Sunday prayers, according to the country’s Health Ministry. The blaze at Abu Sefein Church — one of the largest in the municipality of Giza […]

  • Rapidly Spreading Oak Fire Destroys 10 Structures

    A rapidly growing wildfire in California near Yosemite National Park destroyed 10 structures overnight on Friday and threatened 2,000 more, the authorities said. The fire, called the Oak fire, began at 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon in Midpines in Mariposa County, roughly 70 miles north of Fresno and about 10 miles from Yosemite near the […]