House Fire

Incredible Moment Man Rescues Stranger's Dog From Burning House

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

A man has risked his life to save a stranger's dog from a house fire, in a random act of kindness. The pooch - named Sampson - was left inside as f...

Girl Survives Freak Explosion That Burned 45% Of Her Skin After Lighting A Candle

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Just three months ago, Kilee Brookbank lost almost half of her skin when she lit a candle in her home that led to a freak explosion. On 10 November...

100 Pets, Including 6 Dogs, Parrots, Iguanas, Tortoises, Rescued After House Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK

Firefighters saved more than 100 pets, including dogs, cats, parrots and iguanas after a blaze broke out in a suburban home. Crews calmed six frigh...

Tragic Family Killed in Sheffield House Fire Are Named

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

Five people including a nine-week-old baby girl and two other children aged nine and seven have died in a house fire. Shabbina Begum, 54, and her 2...

Baby Dead In House Fire That Claimed Five Lives

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A nine-week-old baby girl is among those dead in a "severe" house fire that killed two other children and two women. Two children aged nine and sev...

Pigeon Blamed For Setting London House On Fire

Amelia Amin | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

A grey winged arsonist has been identified as the culprit behind a house fire in Stockwell, London. Fire officials have said that after picking u...

Man Dies In 'Deliberate' House Fire

PA | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK

A man has died in a house fire which police believe was started deliberately. Emergency services were called to the scene in Dudley, West Midlands,...

Bolton House Fire That Killed Three Is 'Suspicious', Say Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A house fire in which three people were killed is being treated as suspicious, police said. Neighbours described hearing "an explosion" before the ...

Two Children And Two Adults Killed In House Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Police have named the victims of the house fire as Claire James, 27, Josie Leighton, 32, Tyler Green, nine, and Jordan Green, 12. Two chi...

Philpott House Of Horrors To Be Demolished

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

The blaze-gutted Philpott house of horrors, where six children died in a house fire started by their parents, will be demolished this week, watched by...

Leicester House Fire Being Treated As Murder

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

The deaths of four people in a house fire in Leicester are being treated as murder, police have said. A mother and her three children were killed i...

Massive House Blaze 'Visibile From Heathrow Airport'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

More than 70 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a three-storey house in Kensington, with smoke rising so high it was visible from Heathrow ...

Two Die In Carlton Village House Fire

PA | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

Two people died on Thursday in a house fire, emergency workers said. The pair were killed when the fire ripped through the property in Carlton Vill...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

'A Manipulative Abusive Man Who Treated Women As Possessions'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott was described as a controlling, manipulative, abusive, aggressive and domineering man during a trial which ended in the 55-year-old's co...

Arson Investigation After Man Dies In House Fire

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A man has been killed in a "suspicious" house fire. Detectives have launched an investigation after the blaze caught hold of the house in Hemel Hem...

Mrs Philpott Had Abortion After Mick 'Watched Her Have Sex With Another Man'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children was overheard on the phone saying someone being interviewed by police was going to "drop us in it", a cou...

Mick Philpott Slept With Wife Then Mistress On Alternate Nights, Court Hears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The former mistress of a man accused of killing his children in a house fire has told a court how she and his wife used to alternate the nights they w...

Father Accused of Killing Children In Blaze Hears 999 Call

PA | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott, accused with his wife of killing their six children in a house fire, made a desperate attempt to avoid hearing in court a 999 call made...

'A Plan That Went Horribly Wrong'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire started the blaze as part of a "plan that went horribly wrong", a court has heard. M...

Neighbours Rushed To Rescue 3-Year-Old From 'Inferno'

PA | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

Neighbours rushed to the rescue of a three-year-old boy caught in a "roaring inferno" after a house caught fire on Saturday. The boy was handed out...

'It Was Like A Bomb Going Off'

PA | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Three members of the same family died following a bungalow fire, believed to have been started by the father who had a history of mental illness, a co...

Third Person Charged WIth Murder Over Derby House Fire

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

A 45-year-old man is to appear in court charged with murdering six children who died after a fire at their house in Derby. Paul Mosley, 45, of Derb...

Two Men Arrested Over Derby House Fire

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of six children in a house fire in Derby. The men, aged 45 and 49, are both from Derby and...