conflagration


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The great conflagration of the country, which had harassed the main party in its march, was still more awful the further this exploring party proceeded.
The fire was still raging in the distance, and as the air swept away the first vapour of the conflagration, fresh volumes rolled along the place, limiting the view.
Look ye, here," returned the trapper, pointing to the mutilated carcass of a horse, that lay more than half consumed in a little hollow of the ground; "here may you see the power of a prairie conflagration.
Below, they left ruins and blazing conflagrations and heaped and scattered dead; men, women, and children mixed together as though they had been no more than Moors, or Zulus, or Chinese.
A new escalation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone could provoke a regional conflagration, said Magdalena Grono, Europe and Central Asia Program Director at International Crisis Group.
Fire Officer 1 Alonto Blaim, Sharff Aguak fire marshall, said the conflagration occurred at 9 p.
GILGIT -- Pak Army Wednesday arranged free medical camp for victims of conflagration in Arandao village, 115 kilometer from district Skardu where at-least 52 persons were burnt and five houses burnt to ash.
Many experts have even asked if these fires should be suppressed at all, since a successful burn can clear a forest floor of fallen trees and debris and prevent a more serious conflagration in the future.
When the President of the United States rightly excoriated law-breakers and thugs on all sides of a street conflagration, he came in for a torrent of media abuse, forcing even level-headed bystanders to take cover.
We are but halfway through the year and have already witnessed three acts of terrorism and a horrendous conflagration in a tower block.
However, the KFSD admitted that the conflagration caused serious material losses.
Fire officials said firefighters arrived in the area in just a few minutes after the blaze was tapped but it took almost one hour to control the fire due to the hot weather that fanned the conflagration.