All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘evacuations’

Skyscraper Evacuation in London Prompted by Smoke

London‘s tallest skyscraper was evacuated on Thursday following reports of smoke in the building’s basement. According to Twitter reports from the building’s management and the London Fire Brigade, the Shard was evacuated at around 10:30 am on Wednesday as the building’s fire alarms went off. Ambulances and at least ten fire trucks reported to the location as approximately 900 people …

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Volcanic Eruptions Reported in Multiple Areas

Recent volcanic activity has been reported in multiple areas including: El Salvador, the Indonesian island of Sumatra, and an islet off Japan’s Pacific coast. Residents near two of the volcanoes were forced to evacuate. A plume of gas erupted 3 miles in the air above the Chaparrastique volcano, leading El Salvador to evacuate residents located near the 7,025-foot volcano. According …

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