A Texas woman tried to kill a snake by dousing it in gasoline and setting it on fire… in a final act of defiance it slithered to her house and caught it on fire.
A garbage dump fire has been burning under St. Louis since 2010, and is spreading towards a nuclear waste disposal site.
In 2014, an 8-year-old boy named Tyler Doohan, saved 6 members of his family from his burning house before finally succumbing to the fire himself while trying to save the last victim, his disabled grandfather.
Some people think that wax models alone are already pretty creepy, but I don’t think even the Chamber of Horrors can touch the pathos of this unintentionally gruesome scene of burnt and melted wax figures after the 1925 fire at Madame Tussauds in London. With missing heads and appendages, charred skin and clothing in disarray, the uncanny wax models truly look like the causalities of some great trauma.
A man threw a mouse into a pile of burning leaves and it ran into his house while still ablaze and burnt his house down.
In 1929 firemen in Gillingham, England planned to show off their abilities by “rescuing” nine boys and six firemen from a house. All fifteen died.
In Saudi Arabia in 2002 the religious police forced school girls to stay within a burning building because they were not covered properly, 14 school girls died.