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The week in photos: July 15-21, 2017

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:25 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: July 15-21, 2017

Fire hits SM North EDSA

Jul 16, 2017 - 9:35 PM

(UPDATED) SM Supermalls says 'the situation is already contained' and no one was hurt in the fire that hit the warehouse of its department store

Fire hits SM North EDSA

3 dead as blaze tears through Hawaii high-rise

Jul 15, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Fire hits the Marco Polo apartments in Honolulu, Hawaii

3 dead as blaze tears through Hawaii high-rise

The week in photos: July 8-14, 2017

Jul 15, 2017 - 9:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: July 8-14, 2017

Friendly fire, Trump, Great Red Spot | Midday wRap

Jul 13, 2017 - 12:18 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Friendly fire, Trump, Great Red Spot | Midday wRap

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee

Jul 10, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Some 8,000 people are sent fleeing as thousands of firefighters battle 14 large wildfires throughout the state, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, known as Cal Fire

Wildfires rage in sweltering California forcing thousands to flee

RAW Deal: Goodness gracious, Great Balls of Fire

Jul 09, 2017 - 2:04 PM

The show's name may be ridiculous, but Great Balls of Fire is shaping up to be a must-see card

RAW Deal: Goodness gracious, Great Balls of Fire

Ex-BFP officials get up to 90 years in jail for ghost repairs

Jul 03, 2017 - 10:45 PM

Two former officials of the Bureau of Fire Protection forced subordinates to sign documents that made it appear as if vehicles were repaired

Ex-BFP officials get up to 90 years in jail for ghost repairs

British PM appoints ex-judge for tower blaze inquiry

Jun 29, 2017 - 9:17 PM

Six months after retiring, Martin Moore-Bick is named as the head of the inquiry into the deadly blaze which engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14

British PM appoints ex-judge for tower blaze inquiry

'Almost 400' PH towns have no fire trucks – DILG

Jun 29, 2017 - 4:22 PM

As of April 2017, the Bureau of Fire Protection has 2,674 fire trucks – 932 units short of the ideal number

'Almost 400' PH towns have no fire trucks – DILG

BFP defends defective fire trucks: 'They come with warranty'

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:53 PM

The Bureau of Fire Protection spokesperson says that, since the bureau is underequipped, it deems it better to buy more fire trucks of inferior quality

BFP defends defective fire trucks: 'They come with warranty'

UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:30 AM

The massive operation to test tower blocks follows the Grenfell Tower inferno earlier this month that is presumed to have killed 79 people after it spread at shocking speed

UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

139 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

Jun 25, 2017 - 3:00 PM

(UPDATED) The victims had rushed to the site to collect spilling fuel and ignored warnings to stay clear, according to officials

139 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire

London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears

Jun 24, 2017 - 11:10 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Officials deem 4 of the 5 Chalcots Estate towers in Camden, north London as unsafe after they were found to use cladding similar to that on Grenfell

London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears

176 China-made firetrucks of BFP defective, says COA

Jun 23, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The firetrucks were found with defective safety features and engines, according to a COA report

176 China-made firetrucks of BFP defective, says COA

600 English tower blocks thought to have Grenfell-style cladding

Jun 22, 2017 - 6:59 PM

'We cannot and will not ask people to live in unsafe homes,' British Prime Minister Theresa May says, adding that relevant local authorities and fire services had been informed but without specifying what action would be taken

600 English tower blocks thought to have Grenfell-style cladding

Main forest fires in Portugal under control

Jun 22, 2017 - 5:36 PM

Civil protection official Carlos Tavares says the fire in Gois affected 20,000 hectares. The firefighting effort involves nearly 2,400 firemen and water-bombing planes.

Main forest fires in Portugal under control

BFP wants joint training for firemen, cops after Resorts World attack

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:07 PM

The Bureau of Fire Protection also wants a handbook for inter-bureau procedures in case of a similar 'complex situation'

BFP wants joint training for firemen, cops after Resorts World attack

Questions over fire response as Portugal battles blaze

Jun 20, 2017 - 8:19 PM

As water-bombing planes make regular passes over the flames, there were growing questions as to whether the response to the disaster could have been better

Questions over fire response as Portugal battles blaze

79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire – police

Jun 19, 2017 - 6:18 PM

(UPDATED) 'As of this morning, I'm afraid to say there are now 79 people that we believe are either dead or missing and I sadly have to presume are dead,' police commander Stuart Cundy tells reporters

79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire – police

London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

Jun 19, 2017 - 1:50 AM

Mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledges the local community feels 'frustrated and angry' at the official response to the Grenfell Tower fire

London mayor admits public anger over deadly fire

Missing Filipina in London fire presumed dead – embassy

Jun 18, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The remains of Ligaya Moore have yet to be found since the massive blaze engulfed the Grenfell Tower on June 14

Missing Filipina in London fire presumed dead – embassy

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Must-watch videos from this week

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

58 presumed dead in London tower fire – police

Jun 17, 2017 - 11:21 PM

Of the 58, the number of confirmed fatalities in the Grenfell Tower inferno remains at 30. Police do not expect to find any survivors.

58 presumed dead in London tower fire – police

Britain left 'somber' by tower inferno, says Queen

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:23 PM

But besides the drive to help survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire, the sense of anger is palpable on the streets

Britain left 'somber' by tower inferno, says Queen

British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:14 PM

Prime Minister Theresa May has faced criticism for her response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy

British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:11 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: June 10-16, 2017

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:07 AM

(UPDATED) There are questions about why the block was not fitted with sprinklers or a central smoke alarm, and whether a recent refurbishment, including new external cladding, helped fuel the flames

Anger boils over as London fire toll hits 30

Search on for missing Filipina after London fire

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Missing Filipina Ligaya G. Moore is 'at least 60 years old,' a member of the Jesus Is Lord (JIL) church, and a resident of Grenfell Tower in London

Search on for missing Filipina after London fire

Anger mounts over London tower blaze

Jun 16, 2017 - 8:23 AM

'They are simply not recognizable because of the fire,' Fiona McCormack, from the Metropolitan Police's identification team, says of the victims found inside Grenfell Tower

Anger mounts over London tower blaze

At least 17 dead in London tower block fire – police

Jun 15, 2017 - 4:49 PM

(UPDATED) 'Sadly I can confirm that the number of people that have died is now 17,' Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy says in a televised statement on Thursday, June 15. 'We do believe that the number will sadly increase,' he adds.

At least 17 dead in London tower block fire – police

At least 12 dead in London tower block fire – police

Jun 15, 2017 - 12:35 AM

'I do anticipate that the number of fatalities will sadly increase beyond those 12,' says the Metropolitan Police's Stuart Cundy in a televised address

At least 12 dead in London tower block fire – police

Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Theresa May loses her parliamentary majority in last week's election. She is now desperately seeking the backing of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Tower blaze brings fresh delay to British PM's power deal

Resorts World attack, SC orals, London fire | Evening wRap

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Resorts World attack, SC orals, London fire | Evening wRap

Filipinos injured in London tower fire – embassy

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:58 PM

The Philippine embassy in London says an unspecified number of injured Filipinos have been brought to at least 3 emergency shelters

Filipinos injured in London tower fire – embassy

London tower block inferno – What we know

Jun 14, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Here is what is known so far about the Grenfell Tower blaze

London tower block inferno – What we know

Deadly fire engulfs tower block in west London

Jun 14, 2017 - 11:20 AM

(7th UPDATE) London Fire Brigade chief Dany Cotton says there have been 'a number of fatalities' and 50 people had been hospitalized

Deadly fire engulfs tower block in west London

Resorts World fire victims '2 meters away' from exit – Fariñas

Jun 07, 2017 - 7:52 PM

After inspecting the site, the Majority Floor Leader says it is likely the casino complex will face lawsuits over security lapses and fire safety violations

Resorts World fire victims '2 meters away' from exit – Fariñas

Aguirre reverses De Lima, lets BFP enforce fire laws in ecozones

Jun 07, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Aguirre says they will investigate the supposed lack of signages near the room where Resorts World guests and employees died due to suffocation

Aguirre reverses De Lima, lets BFP enforce fire laws in ecozones

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

Jun 07, 2017 - 4:42 PM

'After some time, your own excuses of blaming me for every catastrophe that befalls this administration just won't wash with the public anymore,' Senator Leila de Lima tells Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

De Lima to Aguirre on casino attack: 'Stop blaming me' for everything

Resorts World sprinklers worked but were not enough, says BFP

Jun 06, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Fire officials say they could not enter immediately because it was not just a fire they were up against, but also a gunman

Resorts World sprinklers worked but were not enough, says BFP

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

Jun 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Secretary Aguirre is inclined to reverse his predecessor's legal opinion in 2014 which took away from the Bureau of Fire Protection the regulation over casinos

DOJ: De Lima could be liable for PEZA regulation of casino fire safety

DOLE contradicts PEZA: Company in Cavite fire violated standards

Jun 05, 2017 - 1:40 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment says House Technology Industries violated labor and safety standards, contrary to the findings of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority

DOLE contradicts PEZA: Company in Cavite fire violated standards

Customs warehouse for confiscated goods razed by fire

Jun 02, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Fire officials note a lack of fire hydrants worsening the situation, with firefighters having difficulty controlling the fire due to a lack of water

Customs warehouse for confiscated goods razed by fire

Suspect in Resorts World attack a 'longtime guest,' says BFP

Jun 02, 2017 - 5:46 PM

The suspect had been staying in a 5th floor room for some time, already familiar with security personnel, the Bureau of Fire Protection information chief cites probe

Suspect in Resorts World attack a 'longtime guest,' says BFP

ISIS 'Filipino operative' behind Resorts World Manila attack – SITE

Jun 02, 2017 - 2:52 AM

(6th UPDATE) The Philippine National Police says the 'isolated' incident is not a terrorist act but Defense Chief Lorenzana tells Rappler, "We're not ruling out that this is ISIS."

ISIS 'Filipino operative' behind Resorts World Manila attack – SITE

Several injured after gunshots, fire at Resorts World Manila

Jun 02, 2017 - 1:35 AM

(UPDATED) In a tweet, Resorts World Manila says it is 'currently on lockdown following reports of gunfire from unidentified men'

Several injured after gunshots, fire at Resorts World Manila

Lorenzana, Saguisag, Clinton | Evening wRap

Jun 01, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Lorenzana, Saguisag, Clinton | Evening wRap

Lorenzana, House of Representatives, Malaysian Airlines | Midday wRap

Jun 01, 2017 - 12:59 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Natashya Gutierrez

Lorenzana, House of Representatives, Malaysian Airlines | Midday wRap

Senate, Marawi clash, Philippine News Agency | Midday wRap

May 30, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Senate, Marawi clash, Philippine News Agency | Midday wRap