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Toxic smoke alert as huge fire burns Turku industrial property

Residents living in the area near a large fire in Turku have been warned about toxic smoke billowing from the scene of the blaze. An...

Otkes starts investigation into Jyväskylä senior home fire 

The Accident Investigation Board Otkes is starting an investigation today into a fire at a seniors home in Jyväskylä which saw 168 elderly people...

Porvoo fire destroys old music school building

A large wooden building in the centre of Porvoo has been destroyed by an early morning fire. Rescue crews were alerted around 05:00 on Wednesday...

Four injured in Tampere bakery fire

Four people were slightly injured in a fire at a Tampere bakery on Tuesday night. Rescue crews were alerted around 20:30 and when they arrived...

Dozens of cows killed in North Savo barn fire

An overnight fire at a farm in Iisalmi has completely destroyed a large barn, and killed up to 80 cows inside. Rescue crews got a...

More than a thousand pigs die in early morning fire

At least 1200 pigs have died in a fire at a farm near Seinäjoki. Rescue crews got the alarm call around 05:00 on Monday morning...

Two injured, 50 evacuated in Lahti fire

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a late night blaze which destroyed an apartment in Lahti, and put two people in hospital. Rescue...

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...