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  1. Gordon_R

    At least 64 dead in Pakistan train fire

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50245090
  2. Gordon_R

    California boat fire - At least 33 missing near Santa Cruz island

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49556638
  3. Rouxenator

    Golden Arrows Bus on fire at Lord Charles hotel

    Not sure if it just decided today was a good day to die or if someone else decided that. *not my video, was sent by a friend. I'm just sharing it.
  4. Ivan Leon

    South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

    South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following dozens of fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday the ban taking effect Wednesday affects about...
  5. RedViking

    Ford South Africa issues third recall of Kuga vehicles

    "Ford Motor Company South Africa has issued another urgent safety recall of its Kuga vehicles. The recall comes after Ford discovered that the insulation surrounding the front seatbelt retractor’s pre-tensioner posed a fire risk in the event of a head-on collision. Ford says that activation of...
  6. N

    [US]Suicidal man doused in gasoline catches fire after Texas police use Taser on him

    http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/suicidal-man-doused-in-gasoline-catches-fire-after-police-use-taser-on-him/
  7. N

    [US] Pennsylvania woman lit boyfriend on fire, used urine to put out flames, cops say

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/07/11/pennsylvania-woman-lit-boyfriend-on-fire-used-urine-to-put-out-flames-cops-say.html
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Knysna homeowner gets attempted burglar to battle blaze

    Knysna - A Knysna resident, desperate to save his home from fast-approaching flames, stopped an apparent burglar from entering and possibly looting it and offered the man money to help him battle the blaze. The attempted burglar, who wanted a bicycle or a television, then had to put up with a...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Woman’s headphones explode mid-flight

    Woman’s headphones explode mid-flight A woman on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne was listening to music when her headphones exploded, the BBC reported.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    All the tech that caught on fire

    All the tech that caught on fire The release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and its subsequent proclivity for spontaneously erupting into flames caught the attention of smartphone users around the world.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Incredible photos of massive fires in Somerset West

    Incredible photos of massive fires in Somerset West Areas in Somerset West are being evacuated after wildfires damaged several homes in the area.
  12. The_Librarian

    [The Register] Hey, you know what Samsung is also burning after the Note 7 fiasco?

    Hey, you know what Samsung is also burning after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco? $2.3bn Rest of the article is here : http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/10/12/samsung_galaxy_note_7_cost/
  13. D

    UKZN Howard College Caf set alight

    Happening right now. Received these from separate sources over Whatsapp. Its a shame. Was a pretty nice caf, and a central point in Upper Campus.
  14. Ivan Leon

    Ford Everest SUV Burns During Journalist's Test; No Repeatable Problems Found Yet

    http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/journalists-ford-everest-burns-down-no-sign-of-widespr-1746676773#
  15. NeonNinja

    InnJoo Fire 16GB 3G Smartphone Review

    InnJoo Fire 16GB 3G Smartphone review. These were going for R1499 @ takealot, then reduced to R1199, cashed in on the latter price. Received the item. Wil be reviewing. http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/777931-InnJoo-Fire-16GB-3G-Smartphone-Review?p=16391157&viewfull=1#post16391157
  16. Ivan Leon

    Boeing to airlines: Flying with batteries in cargo can destroy planes

    Boeing, one of the world's two largest aircraft makers, warned its passenger airline customers on Friday, that flying bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries can cause fires capable of destroying the planes. The guidance, sent to airlines around the globe, urged that they not carry the...
  17. H

    Amazon Fire Phone 32GB Factory Unlocked [S]

    Item name : Amazon Fire Phone 32 GB Factory Unlocked Age and condition: New in box Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes (With Amazon) Reason for selling: Got this at a Conference not using it. Price:4000 Negotiable: Yes Location:Sandton Shipping or collection: For buyers account...
  18. Ivan Leon

    U.S. opens probe into 50,000 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is opening an investigation into 50,000 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs for fire risks after a high-profile fire in a San Diego-area vehicle. The auto safety agency said it received a report of a severe engine compartment fire incident...
  19. Ivan Leon

    Peters: Research into fiery crashes needed

    First we had a KwaZulu-Natal co-operative governance and traditional affairs MEC, Nomsa Dube, wanting to research the cause of lightning, now the Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, wants to find out why vehicles burst into flames after collisions! THAT WAS THEN...
  20. M

    Combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector

    I have a combustion stove / heater combined with a fobie of fire, gas and smoke in my house while I'm sleeping. You can find combination smoke and gas/carbon monoxide detectors on Amazon but I cant find a store or online site in SA that sells it. Would anyone know where I can get it?
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