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Investigation: Levi fire that killed three children caused by cable fault

A fire at a holiday home in Levi which killed three girls in April was caused by a faulty underfloor heating cable. That's the conclusions...

Three killed in ski resort cabin fire

Three people have been killed in an overnight fire at Levi ski resort in Lapland. Rescue crews got called around 04:00 on Friday morning to...

Electrical fires are Finland’s most common fire hazard

Electrical faults were the most likely cause of domestic fires in Finland last year, according to the latest figures from the Finnish Safety and...

Restaurant fire forces shopping centre evacuation

A fire at a falafel restaurant in Tapiola's Ainoa shopping centre forced the evacuation of the building on Wednesday morning. It happened in the branch...

Prosecutor Demands Four Years For Mikkeli Arson

A prosecutor in South Savo is demanding four years in prison for a man accused of arson. The Mikkeli man is charged with setting a...

VIDEO: Apartment Evacuated In Overnight Fire

Residents of an Espoo apartment building were evacuated overnight, as fire raged through the structure. One building in Tapiola was completely destroyed by the blaze,...

Fire Alarm: Minority Report

Helsinki Rescue Department is making progress in its efforts to attract more firefighter students from diverse backgrounds. Until recently, the capital city had no firemen...

New Smoke Warnings for Turku Residents

The fire department in Turku has issued a warning to residents up to five kilometres from a landfill fire, to stay inside due to...

Turku Blaze Threatens Biogas Plant

A large fire near Turku briefly threatened a biogas plant Wednesday afternoon, until dozens of fire fighters brought the blaze under control. Officials say the...