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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Terrifying Moment Roller Coaster Breaks Down At 'Highest Point'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Incredible Footage Of Man Climbing Down 19-Storey Building To Escape Fire

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The man shocked a crowd of onlookers, firefighters and police as he scaled down the side of the building.

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Updated

Japanese Anime Studio Up In Flames, Dozens Killed In Suspected Arson

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A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Driver Nabbed Using Beer As Toddler's Booster Seat

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

Hundreds Of Campers Evacuated As Huge Fire Breaks Out

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One person has been treated for ember burns after a blaze broke out at a popular camping spot in north-west Queensland.

World

World

Thousands Of Barrels Of Bourbon Up In Flames In Warehouse Fire

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A massive fire destroyed a Jim Beam warehouse in northern Kentucky on Wednesday, but officials said no one was injured.

National

National

Tributes And Donations Pour In For Children Killed In Horrific Home Inferno

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The three children who were tragically killed when their Hunter Valley home went up in flames have been identified.

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Updated

Screams Heard As Three Children Killed In Horrific House Fire

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Three children have died in a house fire that engulfed a home in the NSW Hunter Region.

National

National

Four Children Charged Over Big Brother House Fire

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Four children have been charged over a fire that engulfed the Big Brother house on the Gold Coast.

World

World

Massive Inferno And Explosions At Major Oil Refinery

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A fire at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast turned the early morning sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes on Friday.

National

National

Fire Investigators On Scene After Large Blaze Engulfs Brisbane School

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A large fire which ripped through a school in Brisbane's south will be investigated by fire authorities over the weekend.

Updated

Updated

Body Found After Firefighters Put Out 'Suspicious' House Fire

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A man's body has been discovered following a house fire in south-west Sydney that police are treating as targeted and suspicious.

News

News

Man Who Set Himself On Fire Outside White House Dies From Injuries

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A man who set himself on fire outside the White House on Wednesday afternoon has died from his injuries, the US Park Police confirmed.

News

News

Man Sets Himself On Fire Near White House

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World

World

Swinging Russian Fire Kid Becomes Instant Meme, Bringing 'This Is Fine' To Life

1 min read

Just keep swinging, just keep swinging.

News

News

Incredible Escape As Man Clings To Ledge Of Burning Building

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The moment a man escaped a raging fire was captured on video and shows just how close he came to losing his life.

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Updated

Blaze Engulfs Brisbane Boarding House, Firefighter Injured

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A huge blaze broke out at a boarding house in South Brisbane.

National

National

Firefighters Battle Blaze In Melbourne's CBD

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A fire has broken out in Melbourne on the corner of Russell and Bourke Street and firefighters are evacuating the building.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Australia Has No Business Helping Rebuild Notre Dame

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Like most people yesterday, I watched as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral, overcome with shock, disbelief, horror and helplessness.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bloke Charged After Squirting Urine-Filled Water Pistol At Neighbour

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Firefighting Chaplain Ran Into Burning Cathedral To Save Crown Of Thorns

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A daring rescue mission has saved several priceless religious artefacts from the devastating fire at the Notre Dame cathedral.

National

National

Charlie The Dog And His Owners Rescued From Burning Yacht

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A Victorian couple and their dog, Charlie were rescued from the burning yacht off the coast of Queensland.

10 News First

10 News First

Five Men Save Family From Burning Home After Jumping Off Club Courtesy Bus

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A family of five is lucky to be alive, all thanks to a group of men who risked their own lives to save the Sydney family from their burning home.

National

National

The Devastating Bushfire Left Off Summer's Extensive Roll Call

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Despite an already extensive list of bushfires this season in Queensland, NSW and Tasmania, one event in the heart of the country largely went unnoticed.

National

National

Are Physical Tests For Emergency Service Jobs Unfair To Women?

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Debate is raging after a push to lower physical requirements for firefighters was met with opposition by the union.

National

National

Aussie Firefighter Loses Son, Back Battling Bushfire The Next Day

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Ray Wright has been battling blazes for 33 years. It was a passion his son, Michael, inherited.

Good News

Good News

Wildcats Basketball Star Saves Dog From Burning House

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Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin became an unlikely hero after rescuing a pet dog from a house fire.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Former 'Million Dollar' Vogue Model Living On The Streets

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

'So Raw It Feels Like Yesterday': Black Saturday Remembered

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A lot can change in a decade.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum-Of-Four And Model Dies After Graphic Final Post

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

The Terrifying Moment A Car Violently Crashes And Bursts Into Flames

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The moment a Jeep was travelling down an icy road and crashed into a tractor-trailer has been caught on camera. 

National

National

WATCH: Truck Engulfed In Flames On Sydney Motorway Off-Ramp

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A truck has burst into flames on the off-ramp of a major Sydney highway, grinding traffic to a halt.

World

World

Escape Room Owner Charged After Fire Kills Five Teenagers

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Police are cracking down on dangerous escape rooms, after five teenagers died in a fire in one such location last week.

World

World

Dozens Of Puppies Rescued From Pet Store Fire

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A disaster was narrowly averted when good Samaritans helped rescue 86 puppies from a fire at a pet store.

World

World

'Life Torn Away': Five Teenage Girls Killed In 'Escape Room' Fire

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Five young girls who were out celebrating one of their birthdays have died after a fire broke out inside an 'escape room'.

World

World

Terrifying Fire Tornado After Competition To Build A Bonfire Goes Wrong

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An annual New Year competition between two Dutch villages over who can build the biggest bonfire took a frightening turn as flames began burning out of control.

World

World

World's Worst Climate Disasters Cost $63 Billion In 2018

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Hurricanes and fires, fuelled by climate change, caused billions in damage this year, according to a new report.

World

World

The Beer Raising Money For Wildfire Recovery

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Breweries across the US are doing their bit to help survivors of the wildfires which devastated northern California last month.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Childhood Friends Die In Each Other's Arms

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Adele, Marcus Mumford Join Grenfell Fire Survivors To Demand Change

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British celebrities have joined Grenfell Tower survivors to call on the government to make national changes to building safety laws.

National

National

Fiery Debate Over Bill For Emergency Text Messages

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At the height of the Queensland bushfires two weeks ago, emergency text messages were the fastest way to alert people of the impending danger.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Seniors Arrested For Having 10 Kilos Of Cocaine On Cruise Ship

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Good News

Good News

Dog Survives Fire, Guards Home Until Family Returns

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 A dog that survived the catastrophic "Camp Fire" in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.

Good News

Good News

A Little Boy's Treasured Toys Were Destroyed And The World Responded

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After Tanya Ramsey Renfro posted on Facebook about her "new hero" whose treasured toy collection was destroyed, the community began rallying around their family.

National

National

Hundreds Of Fish Perish In Pet Shop Blaze

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Thousands of dollars worth of tropical fish have perished in an arson attack on a pet shop.

National

National

'Extraordinary' Climate Change Wreaking Havoc On Firefighting Efforts

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Fires burning around the world in spring, autumn and even winter could be our new normal, with fears that unprecedented weather conditions are creating a fire risks too difficult to contain.

National

National

New Whizbang Water Bomber May Be Grounded As Tony Abbott Seen Fighting Fires

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The 737 Large Air Tanker 'Gaia', on its maiden firefighting mission anywhere in the world, may have to be grounded.

World

World

Woman In Burning Building Drops Baby From Third-Floor Window

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Residents of a Dallas apartment complex leaped from third-floor windows onto mattresses, and a woman dropped her baby to a bystander to escape the flames.

World

World

Incredible Video Captures Daring Rescue Operation

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Two helicopter pilots in the U.S. are being commended for their bravery after rescuing three people and their two dogs from a mountain peak.

World

World

California Fires Death Toll Now At 71, More Than 1000 Missing

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The death toll from the Camp Fire in northern California increased to 71 people while 1,011 people are unaccounted for, the Butte County Sheriff said Friday.

World

World

Death Toll Rises In California Fires As Number Of Unaccounted Leaps Above 600

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Authorities said late Thursday the death toll from California's Camp Fire has risen to 63, bringing the statewide count to 66.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Pink's Husband Threatens To Shoot Looters

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Following reports of people looting houses after California's extreme fires, Carey Hart has warned that any looters he finds near his home will be shot.

World

World

Horse Found 'Shivering Uncontrollably' After Hiding In Pool To Escape California Fires

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Jeff Hill of Paradise, California, was checking on someone's house after the Camp Fire nearly levelled the entire town, and what he found in the backyard startled him.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Liam Hemsworth Posts Pic After Malibu Home Destroyed In Fire

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"All that's left is love."

Michael Kalk

Michael Kalk

There Are Now 52,000 Climate Refugees In Northern California

7 min read

At 10.45am last Thursday I received a text from my friend Ben. “Kinda crazy around here today. A fire started up the hill in Paradise.”

World

World

California: 13 Bodies Found In What Is Now Being Called The 'Camp Fire'

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Search teams have recovered remains of 42 people killed by a fierce wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, marking the greatest loss of life from a wild land blaze in state history.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Pay Gap At 20 Percent And Stan Lee Has Died

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Man And His Dog Survive Horrific California Wildfires By Hiding In Creek

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Matt Armbruster survived the fire by hiding in a creek with his dog to stay safe.

World

World

California's Deadly Wildfires In Pictures

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Wildfires are tearing through both ends of California, killing at least 25 people and consuming entire towns.

World

World

Historic Church Set Ablaze By Lightning Strike, Lights Up Evening Sky

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The massive fire destroyed the 150-year-old church.

Crime

Crime

CCTV: Family's Car Torched By Hooded Arsonist

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A family of eight is now fearing for their safety after an arsonist snuck onto their property, doused their car in petrol and set it alight -- the second time in six months.

World

World

The Gender Reveal Party That Sparked A Wildfire

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An off-duty Border Patrol agent in the U.S. was celebrating his wife's pregnancy at a gender reveal party in April 2017, when he accidentally started a wildfire. 

World

World

Elderly Man Found Alive And Well Five Days After Fire At Aged Care Home

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A 74-year-old man was found alive and in good spirits on Monday inside his apartment at a damaged senior living center, five days after a fire broke out.

News

News

Two Toddlers Killed, Baby In Hospital After House Fire

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The toddlers were taken to hospital but could not be saved.

Updated

Updated

Two Homes Destroyed In NSW Bushfires As Firefighters Race Against The Clock

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The blazes stretch from the Queensland border to Victoria, RFS says.

World

World

Massive Wildfire Rages After Becoming Largest In California's History

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75 homes have been lost and 3,900 crews are fighting the fires.

World

World

Greece Says 'Serious Indications' Of Arson Behind Deadly Wildfire

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Authorities are working out how three fires started in different locations at the same time.

World

World

Desperate Search For Relatives In Fire-Stricken Greece

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'I'm looking for my mum,' a young woman told a local broadcaster, as the death toll rises above 80.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Greek Fire Search Continues And A Lake Discovered On Mars

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Heartbreaking And Harrowing Stories And Photos From The Greek Fires

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Crews found 26 victims huddled together just 30 metres from the sea.

World

World

Wildfire Kills At Least 60 Near Athens

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Greece has declared three days of mourning after at least 60 people were killed in wildfires that ravaged a beach side town near Athens.

Updated

Updated

Man Charged With Murder After Woman’s Body Found At Melbourne Fire

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Fire ripped through the home on Saturday morning.

World

World

Fire Ravages Glasgow's Iconic Arts School For Second Time

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The restored building was due to be reopened next year after burning down in 2014.

Crime

Crime

Parents Speak Out About Horrific Alleged Murder Of Son

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Jeffrey Lindsell's parents had to watch helplessly as their son was engulfed in fire.

News

News

Man Dead, 3-Year-Old Child Injured In Perth House Fire

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The child is fighting for his life.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queenlanders Feeling Blue, Kardashian's Visit Pays Off And Zuckerberg Under Fire Again

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

Good News

Good News

Incredible Footage of Police Pulling Man From Burning Car

1 min read

Dashcam footage captured the rescue.

National

National

'Lots Of Plastic' Fed Intense Fire With Toxic Smoke

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Area shut down because of fears for public safety because of the toxic smoke.

World

World

Grenfell Tower Residents Told To Stay Inside As Fire Blazed

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'There was an early need for a total evacuation of Grenfell Tower.'

National

National

Fire Rips Through Pasta Factory In Melbourne

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A warning has been issued for nearby residents to stay indoors as black smoke continues to billow into the sky.

National

National

Neighbours Rescue Pair Trapped In House Fire

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An 86-year-old woman has suffered smoke inhalation and a 62-year-old man has suffered burns

Crime

Crime

Woman Held Under Police Guard After Man Critically Burned

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A man has suffered life-threatening burns after a suspicious fire in his Melbourne home.

National

National

99-Year-Old War Veteran Rescued From His Burning Home

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Jackson almost lost everything in the fire, as neighbours tell of hearing the veteran's "screams for help" as they rushed to save him from the blaze.

News

News

The Banking Royal Commission : The Most Damning Allegations Explained

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And what all the drama and deceit means for the banking bigwigs.