Building collapses

A firefighter with The Woodlands Fire Department works the scene of a two-story house fire that left multiple people dead Friday, May 12, 2017, in Conroe, Texas. (Jason Fochtman/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 9:28 am
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Three children were killed early Friday when a burning house collapsed north of Houston and three members of the same family are critically injured, according to a sheriff's official. Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Scott Spencer said the children ranged in age from 6 to 13...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, Bangladeshi people gather as rescuers look for survivors and victims at the site of a building that collapsed a day earlier, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. An international rights group says dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago. (AP Photo/A.M.Ahad, File)
April 24, 2017 - 6:38 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago, a rights group said Monday. Only 29 out of 72 recently contacted companies are releasing...
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Rescuers and firefighters search for 11 missing people in the rubble of an apartment house that collapsed in Swiebodzice, Poland, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Firefighters suspect the collapse might have been caused by a gas explosion. Several people were killed and injured. (AP Photo)
April 09, 2017 - 8:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister and local authorities vowed Sunday to provide financial help and other aid to survivors of an apartment building collapse that left six people dead. Prime Minister Beata Szydlo came to the site of Saturday's collapse in the southwestern town of...
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Rescuers and firefighters search for 11 missing people in the rubble of an apartment house that collapsed in Swiebodzice, Poland, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Firefighters suspect the collapse might have been caused by a gas explosion. Several people were killed and injured. (AP Photo)
April 08, 2017 - 3:37 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A pre-World War II apartment house collapsed Saturday in southwestern Poland, leaving six people dead and four injured, authorities said. Scores of firefighters with dogs continued to search the rubble of the building in the town of Swiebodzice (Shvyeh-'boh-tchi-tseh), to make...
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Rescuers and firefighters search for 11 missing people in the rubble of an apartment house that collapsed in Swiebodzice, Poland, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Firefighters suspect the collapse might have been caused by a gas explosion. Several people were killed and injured. (AP Photo)
April 08, 2017 - 11:55 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A pre-World War II apartment house collapsed Saturday in southwestern Poland, leaving five people dead, four injured and one missing, authorities said. Scores of firefighters with dogs were searching the rubble of the building in the town of Swiebodzice (Shvyeh-'boh-tchi-tseh...
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Residents look at the collapsed portion of a bridge in Surigao hours after a powerful earthquake rocked Surigao del Norte province Saturday, Feb.11, 2017 in southern Philippines. The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused residents from sleep in the province, sending hundreds to flee their homes. (AP Photo)
February 10, 2017 - 11:54 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120 others, as officials on Saturday combed through cracked buildings looking for more casualties. The late Friday quake with a magnitude of 6.5 roused residents...
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