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Fire guts holiday apartment complex

A fire spread quickly through an apartment compex and an adjacent building under construction in the mountain resort town of Hemsedal Wednesday evening. There...

Hundreds homeless after fire

Officials in Drammen were rushing to the aid this week of around 300 people left homeless, after fire and smoke swept through a large...

Fire set off library alarm

Oslo's new main library had to close on Wednesday after a sofa caught fire Tuesday night and set off the landmark building's sprinkler system....

Family was shot before house burned down

UPDATED: The small community of Berger south of Drammen was shocked again late last week when police concluded that a deadly fire that swept...

Police recover bodies from house fire

Police technicians were finally able to confirm on Wednesday that a family of four perished in a raging fire that swept through their wooden...

Four feared dead after house fire

A family of four was missing and feared dead Monday after fire swept through their wooden home at Berger in Svelvik, south of Drammen....

Solberg visits brushfire area

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Justice Minister Monica Mæland, in charge of Norway's police and fire brigades, both visited the scene of a major...

Major brush fire threatens homes

UPDATED: A brush fire in the dry, rocky hills of Øygården just west of Bergen flared up again Friday morning, not long after weary...

Risør relieved after frightening fire

Norway's small and historic coastal town of Risør, which has one of the Europe's best-preserved collection of old wooden houses, was spared what could...

Five confirmed dead in hytte fire

UPDATED: Yet another tragedy hit Norway over the weekend, when fire swept through a hytte (holiday home) at Andøy, Northern Norway, in the middle...

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