A devastating house fire in Sugar Land, Texas, has claimed the lives of three children and their grandmother during the unprecedented Texas winter storm last week.
What happened: Sugar Land Fire Department responded to a house fire call at around 2:15 a.m. on Feb. 16 on Vista Lakes near Edgewater, according to CNN.
A popular restaurant at LA’s Koreatown will be closed indefinitely after incurring heavy fire damage over the weekend.
The fire broke out inside OB Bear on Sunday morning, burning its walls and furniture in the front, Korea Daily reported. Soon after the incident, images of the damage emerged on social media.
Up to 10 businesses — including a landmark Chinese restaurant — have been reduced to ashes in a series of “suspicious” fires in Hollister, California on Monday.
The Hollister Fire Department first received a report of a burning car on Santa Ana Rd. and East St. around 1:55 a.m. A few minutes later, another car fire was reported on East St. and Second St.
Recovery efforts are currently underway for the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in Manhattan days after being ravaged by a five-alarm fire.
A fire has engulfed Shuri Castle in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, destroying large parts of the World Heritage’s complex on Thursday morning.
The fire started at around 3 a.m. in the main building of the complex and quickly spread to nearby buildings of the castle.
33 people were killed while dozens are injured after an unidentified arsonist set the Kyoto Animation studio in Kyoto, Japan ablaze.
According to the New York Times, the incident happened at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday when the suspect, a 41-year-old man, spread liquid around the building before setting it on fire.
A young crane operator in northeastern China has been hailed as a hero after saving people from a burning building on May 2.
Lan Junze, 19, was working at a construction site in Fushun, Liaoning province when he noticed a nearby residential building go up in smoke.
As the world offered their sympathies to the tragic burning of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday, a sensitive topic of historical significance permeated among discussions on social media in China.
When news of the Paris tragedy broke online, many Chinese netizens offered their concerns and sympathies using the viral hashtag “Notre Dame de Paris and me.”
A brave young couple in China saved each other from certain death after a fire broke out inside their apartment building.
The couple, Li Shuo and his wife Wang Xue, quickly fled their unit on the seventh floor of the apartment building in Shenyang, Liaoning province when the fire happened on February 28.
A Filipino man is being hailed a hero after putting out a fire with his flip-flops inside a mall in the Philippines.
The heroic act of the man, later identified as Juvanie Ladano Castañares, was captured on film and shared on Facebook by netizen Ron Bongcayao Moncada on Saturday.
A fire scene that was shot for the Chinese New Year movie “Amazing Spring” turned into a disaster after 31 actors reportedly suffered burns.
The accident happened at around 7 a.m. on Monday when the fire injured 59-year-old Hong Kong actress Sharon Yeung Pan-pan, 24-year-old Malaysian actress Joey Leong and 30-year-old actor Cedric Loo while filming the movie in Bandar Bukit Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia, according to The Star.
What started off as nothing more than showing off a trick to friends ended up being a total disaster for a 16-year-old kid in China after he set his face on fire during a fire-breathing demonstration.
The incident happened at a street corner in Gaoyou county, in eastern-central China’s Jiangsu Province, when the unnamed individual attempted to perform a fire-breathing performance for his friends, according to Shanghaiist.