Hot weekend weather brings joy and forest fires

Hot weekend weather brings joy and forest fires

April 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 Geneva

Fire causes panic in Geneva

April 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 Basel

Major fire causes apartment evacuation in Basel

April 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 fire

Thousands of tonnes of apples and vegetables destroyed in fire

March 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 fire

Hundreds evacuated from Geneva apartment building after fire

March 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 girlfriend

Man arrested after fire kills girlfriend

Feb. 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 fire

88 year old dies in Lucerne house fire

Feb. 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 unidentified

Fire victim remains unidentified

Feb. 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 fire

Shock discovery after stable fire

Jan. 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 fire

Zurich Apple shop evacuated following battery fire

Jan. 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 lives

Kennels fire claims pet lives

Dec. 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 husband

SVP politician in custody on suspicion of trying to murder husband

Oct. 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 building

Fire destroys Lucerne apartment building

Sept. 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 building

Exploding phone burns out apartment building

Sept. 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 Jura

Cows rescued after lightning strike in Jura

Aug. 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 released

Firefighter arrested on suspicion of arson released

Aug. 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 innocence

Volunteer firefighter accused of arson maintains his innocence

July 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 injured

Fire at Swiss chocolate factory leaves two injured

July 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 barn

7 year old burns down barn

June 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 plants

Heatwave cuts power from nuclear plants

June 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 Geneva

Fire at nuclear power plant near Geneva

June 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 Tunnel

Car fire closes Gotthard Tunnel

June 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 Zurich

Ferrari bursts into flames in Zurich

June 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 fire

Mother and daughter die in Geneva fire

June 6, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
A mother and daughter have died in an apartment fire in Grand Saconnex in Geneva.
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