A fire ripped through a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s southern metropolis, on Thursday killing 46 people and wounding scores more in the island’s worst inferno in decades. According to officials, the fire broke out in the 13-story mixed-use building in the early hours of Thursday morning, spreading across numerous stories before firemen were able to put it out. Kaohsiung’s fire department said it sent more than 70 trucks to tackle the blaze, which took four hours to put out. According to the fire service, the fire “caused 41 injuries and 46 deaths,” with the majority of the fatalities occurring on […]
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