Hamster given oxygen by Zurich firefighters

Hamster given oxygen by Zurich firefighters

Sept. 9, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Zurich firefighters managed to revive a hamster using oxygen after a fire at a city apartment. 
Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

Geneva apartment destroyed by explosion

Aug. 24, 2020, 9 a.m.
An apartment in Geneva was destroyed by an explosion and then a fire on Saturday evening.
Person dies in burning car in Zurich

Person dies in burning car in Zurich

Aug. 14, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
A person has died in a burning car in Zurich. 
Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fire

Former Harbour Master hailed as hero after reacting to boat fire

Aug. 4, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
A former Harbour Master in Ascona is being hailed as a hero after he intervened when a motor boat caught fire yesterd...
Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures rise

Weather alert issued until weekend as temperatures rise

July 30, 2020, 9:11 a.m.
Several cantons have banned all fires as the risk of forest fires is too high – and there are warnings to stay ...
House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

House catches fire and woman hit by trampoline in major storms

July 29, 2020, 10:18 a.m.
Major storms swept across the country yesterday afternoon and into the evening. 
Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

Farmer's field destroyed after teens light firework

July 28, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A group of teenagers playing with firecrackers are being blamed for a blaze which destroyed 30,000 square metres of a...
Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

Fire in Lausanne train station caused by dropped battery

July 23, 2020, 8:53 a.m.
A small fire broke out at the main train station in Lausanne after a man dropped his backpack, which contained a batt...
Man sets himself alight after asylum bid rejected

Man sets himself alight after asylum bid rejected

July 21, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
A man is being treated in hospital after setting himself alight in front of the Federal Palace in Bern yesterday afte...
Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

Overnight fire in Geneva causes 50 to flee

July 16, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
A large fire in Geneva overnight caused 50 people to flee their homes in the Contamines region of the city. 
Father burned in rescuing daughter, 1, from car on fire

Father burned in rescuing daughter, 1, from car on fire

July 10, 2020, 8:14 a.m.
A father and his one-year old daughter have been seriously injured after their car caught fire in canton Nidwalden.&n...
Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

June 25, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Winterthur police are trying to work out why a man failed to stop for a routine check, sped off triggering a high-spe...
Park rangers frustrated at walkers flouting lockdown and countryside rules

Park rangers frustrated at walkers flouting lockdown and countryside rules

April 27, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Park rangers say they’re getting frustrated as many more people seem to be taking a walk in the countryside and...
Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

Lucerne bus driver sacked for masturbating whilst driving

April 15, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
A Lucerne bus driver has been sacked after he was spotted masturbating while driving. It’s thought the man beli...
Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

Zurich boy reported to have set himself alight

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A boy at a secondary school in Zurich is suffering serious burns after setting himself alight.
Young driver burns to death in car after crash

Young driver burns to death in car after crash

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
A young driver burned to death in his car after a crash in canton Vaud.
Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A young arsonist who was a member of the fire brigade has been sentenced to 6 years in a closed psychiatric hospital.
Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Police suspect arson after a school in canton Aargau was destroyed by fire. 
Locals donate to Afghan family after house burns down

Locals donate to Afghan family after house burns down

Nov. 26, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Locals are donating to an Afghan family in canton Schwyz after a spectacular car crash burnt down their home and they...
Kurdish man set on fire outside UNHCR identified

Kurdish man set on fire outside UNHCR identified

Oct. 28, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
The Kurdish man who set himself on fire outside the UNHCR buildings in Geneva last Wednesday has been identified as a...
Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Fire in French district sends smoke across Lake Geneva

Oct. 17, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A large fire in a French commercial district sent thick black smoke across Lake Geneva yesterday morning.
Town hall roof collapses in major fire in canton Geneva

Town hall roof collapses in major fire in canton Geneva

Oct. 10, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
Three people have been injured and a town hall is in ruins after a major fire in Satigny in canton Geneva.
Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Basel bar owner notices missing safe in burnt down bar

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
Thieves have struck another blow to a bar owner in Basel after her business burnt down.
Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforce

Coty cosmetics company to fire half of Geneva workforce

Sept. 20, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
The US cosmetics company Coty says it will be firing more than half of its Geneva workforce as part of a global cost-...
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