At least 17 soldiers have been killed, and scores injured, following a fire, at an army ammunition depot, in India.
At least 17 people have been killed, following a fire, at a care home, in Ukraine.
At least three people have been killed, following a fire at a textiles factory, in Bangladesh.
At least two people have been killed, after a fire broke out in the basement of an airport in China, though there was no reported disruption to airport services.
An explosion and fire have broken out at a warehouse, storing chemicals and fuel, in eastern China.
As many as 100 workers are feared trapped, following the outbreak of a major fire, at a garment factory in India.
At least 100 people have been killed, and more than 380 others injured, following a fire and explosions, during a fireworks display, at a temple in southern India.
At least nine people, reportedly from the same family, have been killed, following a house fire, on a remote aboriginal reserve, in northern Canada.
At least five people have been injured, following a fire at a residential tower, in the United Arab Emirates.
At least 52 people have been killed, and a further 12 injured, following a prison riot and fire, at a prison, near Monterrey, Mexico.