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Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Chiclayo Fire Kills Seven

Seven people died on Monday, including two children, when a fire broke out in an apartment building in the north coast city of Chiclayo. The fire started on the roof, which was being used as storage for foam to make mattresses. The residential building also housed a mattress workshop on […]

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four People Missing in Fire in Downtown Lima

Four people are still missing, more than 48 hours after a fire raged through a building of sweatshops and industrial warehouses in downtown Lima.  At least 18 people were injured, including two firemen who are now hospitalized. The fire was reported Thursday morning and spread quickly through a three-story building […]

Rescuers rush to save 7 trapped miners in Southern Peru

Rescuers rush to save 7 trapped miners in Southern Peru

Authorities sprang into action Wednesday to rescue seven men trapped hundreds of meters below ground after a rock and mudslide blocked the entrance of an informal mine in a remote province of Arequipa.

Four Confirmed Dead in Larcomar Fire

Four Confirmed Dead in Larcomar Fire

A district attorney has confirmed that three women and one man died Wednesday morning in a fire at the Larcomar entertainment mall in Miraflores. The fire began at around 9:45am in one of the UVK cinema theatres where a press preview was being held to launch “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find […]

by · November 16, 2016 · 1 comment · Accidents