2018-12-03: According to current reports, a fire broke out on Monday (03 December) in the basement of a hotel in the Karaköy district in Istanbul. Rescue teams are already on site, as guests are still suspected in the burning building.
Local traffic disruptions are possible.
Update 2017-06-14 (3): According to latest reports, Grenfell Towers seem to be stable and firemen secured the building up to the 20th floor so far. London Fire Department has confirmed fatalities, and at least 50 injured people injured.
Travellers need to anticipate local road closures and should inform themselves about the current situation. Warnings and instructions of local authorities and media should be strictly followed.
2016-11-02: At least 13 people were killed by a fire in a karaoke bar in the busy neighbourhood of Cau Giay in Hanoi early Tuesday afternoon (01 November, local time). The fire quickly spread to neighbouring buildings.
Traffic disruptions are still possible in the area surrounding the site. Travellers are advised to follow instructions from authorities.
2016-10-25: On Tuesday morning at approximately 09:00 a.m. (25 October, local time) a fire broke out at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in the city Johor Bahru in the state of Johor, at the border to Singapore. At least six people were killed, hundreds were evacuated. The cause is believed to be a short circuit.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should avoid the area and follow instructions by local authorities.