Fire destroyed old wine warehouse in Satigny

Fire destroyed old wine warehouse in Satigny

June 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
A massive fire in the commune of Satigny in Geneva has destroyed an old wine store room. The building had lain empty ...
Thirteen injured in battery factory fire in Yverdon

Thirteen injured in battery factory fire in Yverdon

May 23, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Thirteen people have been hospitalized after an explosion and then a fire at a lithium ion battery factory in Yverdon...
Thousands of chickens die in fire

Thousands of chickens die in fire

May 17, 2017, 7 a.m.
Six thousand chickens have died in a fire in Fribourg yesterday afternoon. The fire broke out at a chicken farm in D&...
Massive fire in Geneva

Massive fire in Geneva

May 9, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
A large fire brought the centre of Geneva to standstill yesterday afternoon. Right in the heart of Paquis, the top fl...
Fribourg man accidentally burns down garden

Fribourg man accidentally burns down garden

April 10, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
A Fribourg man accidently burnt down his garden shed over the weekend and triggered a major fire alert.
Geneva woman sentenced to psychiatric care after 10 fires

Geneva woman sentenced to psychiatric care after 10 fires

March 31, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
A 34 year old Geneva woman and mother of 5 has been ordered to undergo psychiatric care in a secure hospital after be...
Bodies found in burnt house were already dead

Bodies found in burnt house were already dead

March 23, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Autopsy reports on two bodies found in a burnt house in Aargau have determined the victims were already dead bef...
Two dead in house fire in Aargau

Two dead in house fire in Aargau

March 20, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Two people are dead after a house fire in canton Aargau. The fire started after an explosion yesterday morning.
Tenant in custody after apartment fire

Tenant in custody after apartment fire

March 3, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
A tenant who was injured when her apartment blew up last month is now in detention as police suspect she may have sta...
Police oversee demolition of Arosa hotel

Police oversee demolition of Arosa hotel

Feb. 21, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Graubünden police are overseeing the demolition of the Posthotel in Arosa to make sure the hotel safes are empti...
Residents burn house down in botched de-icing attempt

Residents burn house down in botched de-icing attempt

Jan. 26, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
A house in canton Glarus has been severely damaged in a fire after the residents tried to de-ice a gutter with a hot-...
Chateau de Divonne destroyed in fire

Chateau de Divonne destroyed in fire

Jan. 19, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
The Château de Divonne has been destroyed in a massive blaze. The historic landmark dominates the French town n...
Firefighters tackle major blaze in Fribourg

Firefighters tackle major blaze in Fribourg

Jan. 17, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Over 200 firefighters have spent the night battling a large blaze in the village of Villars-sous-Mont near Gruyere in...
Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Geneva communes launch a new tradition

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Some Geneva communes launched what they hope will be a new tradition over the weekend – the burning of the Chri...
Historic hotel in Valais destroyed by fire

Historic hotel in Valais destroyed by fire

Jan. 6, 2017, 5:46 a.m.
A historic hotel in canton Valais has been completely destroyed by fire. The 300 year old hotel in the village of Fie...
Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Another death after Geneva New Year fires

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
There’s been another death following the two fires in Geneva over the weekend. Already a person in their eighti...
Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Geneva fire-fighters busy over New Year - one dead

Jan. 3, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Geneva fire-fighters were busy over the New Year weekend. A major fire on Sunday afternoon in Plainpalais led to over...
Fire at Basel hospital

Fire at Basel hospital

Nov. 30, 2016, 6:47 a.m.
A fire broke out yesterday afternoon at the University Hospital of Basel.
Cars damaged in Zurich car park fire

Cars damaged in Zurich car park fire

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:25 a.m.
Seventy cars were damaged by a fire on Monday morning at an underground garage in Glattbrugg (ZH). The blaze was cau...
Teens injured in boarding school fire

Teens injured in boarding school fire

Nov. 1, 2016, 4:15 a.m.
Four teenagers and an adult were injured in a fire at a boarding school in Wilderswil, in the canton of Bern yesterda...
Fire-fighters and farmers exempt from new drunk drive rules

Fire-fighters and farmers exempt from new drunk drive rules

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Fire-fighters and farmers are to be exempt from drink driving penalties from January. Volunteer fire fighters are so...
Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building

Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building

Oct. 5, 2016, 1:42 p.m.
Mass evacuation after fire engulfs Geneva apartment building. Forty people had to be evacuated from an apartment bui...
Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Major fire alerts across Switzerland

Sept. 14, 2016, 7:03 a.m.
The whole of western Switzerland is under red alert for fire hazards, except for Geneva, which is an oasis of green! ...
Geneva fire victim dies

Geneva fire victim dies

Sept. 12, 2016, 6:59 a.m.
A woman who was rescued from a fire in a block of apartments on Saturday morning in Grand Saconnex in Geneva has died...
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