Hot weekend weather brings joy and forest firesApril 23, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
It was a dream weekend for those who love the sun right across the country. The weather was more like mid-summer than...
Fire causes panic in GenevaApril 13, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
Panic struck central Geneva yesterday afternoon when a fire broke out in a building near the main train station. &nbs...
Major fire causes apartment evacuation in BaselApril 10, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
23 people were forced out of their homes in central Basel after a major fire that broke out last night.
Thousands of tonnes of apples and vegetables destroyed in fireMarch 19, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
A thousand tonnes of apples and other vegetables have been destroyed in a fire in canton Thurgau. Police say they sus...
Hundreds evacuated from Geneva apartment building after fireMarch 12, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
Residents had to leave an apartment block in the middle of Geneva yesterday afternoon as a major fire caused so much ...
Man arrested after fire kills girlfriendFeb. 21, 2018, 5:42 a.m.
A Swiss man has been arrested in France after a former girlfriend died in a house fire in the Bernese town of Frutigen.
88 year old dies in Lucerne house fireFeb. 13, 2018, 5:33 a.m.
An 88 year old woman has died in a fire in canton Lucerne. The blaze was first spotted by a woman driving past the ho...
Fire victim remains unidentifiedFeb. 6, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Zurich police have not yet identified a person who died in a massive apartment fire on Sunday night.
Shock discovery after stable fireJan. 31, 2018, 6:11 a.m.
Police made a shock discovery after a blaze destroyed a stable in Sax in canton Sankt Gallen earlier in the week.
Zurich Apple shop evacuated following battery fireJan. 10, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The Apple shop in Zurich had to be evacuated after a battery caught fire while it was being removed by a member of st...
Kennels fire claims pet livesDec. 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Several dogs and cats have perished in a fire at a boarding kennels in canton Thurgau.
SVP politician in custody on suspicion of trying to murder husbandOct. 25, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
A local Swiss People’s Party politician has been remanded in custody under suspicion of trying to murder her hu...
Fire destroys Lucerne apartment buildingSept. 20, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Nine people had to be rescued from a burning apartment block in Lucerne last night. Around 100 fire fighters battled ...
Exploding phone burns out apartment buildingSept. 12, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
An exploding phone is thought to be the cause of a major fire in Zurich. A whole apartment block in Regensdorf is now...
Cows rescued after lightning strike in JuraAug. 10, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Farm workers rescued over 70 cows from a burning barn in canton Jura last night. The barn caught fire after it was st...
Firefighter arrested on suspicion of arson releasedAug. 3, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
A volunteer firefighter who had been detained on suspicion of arson has been released without charge.
Volunteer firefighter accused of arson maintains his innocenceJuly 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
A volunteer fire fighter who’s currently being detained on suspicion of starting a series of fires which killed...
Fire at Swiss chocolate factory leaves two injuredJuly 12, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Dozens of visitors and staff were evacuated from the Lindt & Sprüngli chocolate factory in the canton of Zur...
7 year old burns down barnJune 27, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Never play with fire – that’s a lesson learnt by a seven year old in canton Sankt Gallen.
Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plantsJune 23, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The heatwave is affecting nuclear power in Switzerland as the river waters used to cool the reactors are too warm.
Fire at nuclear power plant near GenevaJune 21, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Emergency services were alerted after a fire broke out at a French nuclear power station just 70 km from Geneva.
Car fire closes Gotthard TunnelJune 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
A car fire stopped traffic in the Gotthard Tunnel for three hours yesterday, causing major jams.
Ferrari bursts into flames in ZurichJune 13, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Zurich police were first on the scene when a Ferrari burst into flames in Kloten.
Mother and daughter die in Geneva fireJune 6, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
A mother and daughter have died in an apartment fire in Grand Saconnex in Geneva.