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California fire victims identified, criminal probe launched

Dec 06, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Of the 36 victims found so far in the wrecked two story building that had been converted into an artists collective 33 have been identified authorities say

A SONG FOR THE VICTIMS. A young man plays a guitar at a makeshift memorial near the site of a warehouse fire that has claimed the lives of at least 36 people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/AFP

California warehouse fire death toll climbs to 30

Dec 05, 2016 - 6:17 AM

Authorities had only searched a small part of the two story building destroyed by the inferno late Friday night December 2

Firefighters work on the scene following an overnight fire at a warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/AFP

Up to 40 feared dead in blaze at California party

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:51 PM

UPDATED It is not immediately known what sparked the inferno at the electronic dance music party attended by an estimated 50 to 100 people

Firefighters investigate the scene of a overnight fire that claimed the lives of at least nine people at a warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood on December 3, 2016 in Oakland, California. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images/AFP

Bucharest disco blaze kills 27, scores injured

Oct 31, 2015 - 2:00 PM

The blaze broke out at around 11:00 pm at the Colectiv night club where hundreds of people had gathered for a gig by rock group Goodbye to Gravity

CLUB FIRE. Emergency service and police forces gather near a club in Bucharest October 31. Photoby

Remember the 1996 Ozone Disco fire?

Mar 21, 2015 - 5:02 PM

The fire that killed 162 people in Quezon City 21 years ago is considered the worst club fire in the Philippines and seventh in the world