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Fire erupts at Port of Beirut

A massive fire erupted at the Port of Beirut on September 10, just after a month of the devastating explosion. A warehouse full of tires and oil within the port’s free zone burned down. 

Port of Beirut back to business after explosion

The Port of Beirut is now operating at full capacity, the port’s director said Thursday, less than a month after a devastating explosion that destroyed the port and the surrounding areas. 

Beirut port closed

Following the recent incident in the port of Beirut, the port is currently closed with all traffic being diverted to the port of Tripoli, Lebanon. 

Watch: Explosion on car carrier in Jacksonville

A fire had broken out on June 4 on board board Hoegh Xiamen, which is still burning but is now under control, according the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department. The fire had caused an explosion which injured eight fire fighters. All 21 crew members are safe.

Explosion at Lotte Chemical plant injures 31 people

A total of 32 people were injured after an explosion at South Korea’s Lotte Chemical plant at Daesan Port, in the southwestern city of Seosan, which made the company to shut its naphtha cracker.