Nineteen elite firefighters have died struggling to contain a blaze in Arizona. The state faces record high temperatures that may mean more wildfires.
An explosion at Puerto Rico's main power substation has left thousands of people without electricity and taken two other power units offline. The US territory is still reeling from the last year's Hurricane Maria.
Turkey says it has "never used chemical weapons" after claims it used a toxic gas during an offensive in Afrin, Syria. Local doctors had been quoted as saying they treated people for exposure to chemical gases.
New York firefighters have put out a fire at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Three people were reportedly injured.
A fire at a hospital in the South Korean city of Miryang has killed 40 people, most from suffocation, say officials. The blaze broke out at the rear of the clinic's emergency room.
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