76 year old man dies in flat fire after re-entering home

76 year old man dies in flat fire after re-entering home

Sept. 7, 2018, 6:44 a.m.
A 76-year-old man has died in a fire after he re-entered his burning apartment.  
Zurich roads reopen after fire

Zurich roads reopen after fire

Aug. 27, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
Roads have reopened around Zurich main train station after a major fire broke out in a nearby building in the early h...
Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Storms triggered flash flooding and downed trees

Aug. 2, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Violent storms yesterday evening triggered flash flooding and downed trees.
Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

Suspected thief sets car on fire as she tries to steal it

July 26, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
A woman suspected of trying to steal a car, which then burst into flames, has been arrested by police in the canton o...
Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

Further warning of forest fires and water shortages

July 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
As the heatwave continues, St. Gallen has become the latest canton to ban making fires in or near forests.
Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

Two men escape from burning boat on Lake Geneva

July 25, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Two men have been badly burned after their boat caught fire on Lake Geneva not long after refuelling.
Geneva church badly damaged by massive fire

Geneva church badly damaged by massive fire

July 20, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Firefighters say it will take several months to restore a church in the centre of Geneva that was badly damaged by fi...
Lawnmower causes serious injury

Lawnmower causes serious injury

July 20, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
A man has been badly burned after the engine of his lawnmower caught fire when he was tinkering with it.
Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

Fire bans continue as fish populations moved from struggling rivers

July 19, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
As the dry spell continues, people are being reminded not to make fires near forests.
Burning truck escorted through Zurich

Burning truck escorted through Zurich

July 12, 2018, 7:23 a.m.
A burning refuse truck was given a police escort though Zurich yesterday.
Forest fire alerts this weekend

Forest fire alerts this weekend

July 6, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The recent heatwave and low rain means there’s a high risk of forest fires. Authorities in 12 cantons, includin...
Man injured in car fire due to propane leak

Man injured in car fire due to propane leak

July 4, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
A 54-year-old man has been seriously injured after his car caught fire with a propane gas cannister. It’s thoug...
Woman charged with arson in Bern

Woman charged with arson in Bern

June 29, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Bern police say a woman suspected of arson following a fire in a guest house over the weekend has admitted to startin...
Residents evacuated after plastic bottle fire in Solothurn

Residents evacuated after plastic bottle fire in Solothurn

June 26, 2018, 7:17 a.m.
Residents at an apartment block in canton Solothurn had to be evacuated after a PET plastic bottle recycling bin caug...
Police investigate possible arson attack on historic building

Police investigate possible arson attack on historic building

June 25, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Bern police are investigating a possible arson attack after a guest house burnt to the ground on Saturday night. The ...
Major fire in Valais

Major fire in Valais

June 21, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Firefighters in Valais are battling a major blaze in Evionnaz.
Hot weather warnings!

Hot weather warnings!

June 19, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
With the World Cup in full swing, the weather in Switzerland will be ideal this week for watching the games in the la...
Eight injured in explosion and fire at Geneva stables

Eight injured in explosion and fire at Geneva stables

June 14, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
Three people are seriously injured after an explosion and fire in a riding centre in Geneva. They were helicoptered t...
Record lightening strikes in May

Record lightening strikes in May

June 7, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Switzerland was struck by lightening more times last month than the last 10 years in May.
Man dies in fire in Lucerne

Man dies in fire in Lucerne

June 4, 2018, 6:19 a.m.
A man has died after a fire in an apartment complex in canton Lucerne.
Man starts apartment fire in Winterthur searching for gas leak with lighter

Man starts apartment fire in Winterthur searching for gas leak with lighter

May 28, 2018, 6:11 a.m.
A 49 year old had a narrow escape in Winterthur when he decided to search for a gas leak – with a lighter!
Tesla battery caused fire following crash

Tesla battery caused fire following crash

May 16, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
An electric Tesla car burst into flames after a crash because of its battery. That’s what the Ticino fire servi...
Fribourg fire destroys school buses

Fribourg fire destroys school buses

April 30, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Fribourg police are investigating a suspected arson attack which destroyed two school buses and rubbish containers.
Children playing with lighter start fire

Children playing with lighter start fire

April 24, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
Four children playing with a lighter in canton Graubünden caused a forest fire which also burnt down a hall. The...
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