Three people died in the fire.

House Fire Investigation Continues

29 Jul More than 20 witnesses have been questioned with regard to the June 25 Reykjavík house fire at Bræðraborgarstígur 1, in which three people lost their lives, reports.

Flowers were laid in front of the ruins of Bræðraborgarstígur 1.

Seeking Solutions to Prevent Another Tragedy

1 Jul “This is such a stain on our society, and we must unite to eliminate it.”

The house on Bræðraborgarstígur 1, where three people lost their lives on Thursday.

Many Workers’ Housing Conditions Are ‘Very Dangerous’

30 Jun Thousands of workers in Iceland, most of them foreign, are believed to be provided with housing by their employers.

Flowers in front of the ruins.

Gathering Mourns Fire Victims and Demands Safe Housing

29 Jun Hundreds of people gathered on Austurvöllur square at noon yesterday to pay their respects to the victims of a house fire in Reykjavík Thursday, in which three foreign workers lost their lives.

Fire fighters at work yesterday.

Labor Leaders Call for Thorough Investigation

26 Jun reports that the house at Bræðraborgarstígur 1, Reykjavík, destroyed in a fire yesterday in which three people lost their lives, was registered as the permanent residence of 73 people.

House Fire in Reykjavík Leaves Three People Dead

26 Jun Three people are dead and two are in intensive care after fire erupted in a house on the corner of Vesturgata and Bræðraborgarstígur, Reykjavík, yesterday afternoon

Man Escapes Cabin Fire at Þingvellir

4 Jun A cabin on the east side of Þingvallavatn lake, near Þingvellir National Park, was destroyed by fire last night.

A black plume of smoke billows from the freezing plant.

Fire in Freezing Plant on Hrísey Island

28 May Firefighters in North Iceland are battling a large fire in a freezing plant on Hrísey Island in Eyjafjörður fjord.

Man Rescued from Fire in Akureyri Dies

22 May The man rescued from a burning house in Akureyri the night before last has died.

Firefighters at work.

Man Rescued from Burning House in Akureyri

20 May A man, rescued unconscious from a burning house in Akureyri last night, was transported by medical flight to Reykjavík.


Moss-Covered Area Damaged in Wildfire: Video

20 May About 15 hectares (37 acres) of a moss-covered lava field in Norðurárdalur valley, West Iceland, were severely damaged by wildfire the night before last.

Archive photo.

Wildfire in West Iceland Overnight

19 May About a hundred firefighters fought a wildfire in Norðurárdalur valley, West Iceland, yesterday and overnight.

From the scene of the fire.

Downtown Fire and Concrete Truck Theft Connected?

20 Mar It has been reported that the 30-year-old man arrested Wednesday night in connection with the fire that erupted at Pablo Discobar, downtown Reykjavík, that night is the one who was arrested March 11 for stealing a concrete truck in Reykjavík and driving it at high speed against traffic, putting dozens of people in harm’s way.

Fire fighters tore open the roof.

Fire in Downtown Reykjavík Overnight

19 Mar A fire erupted at a bar in downtown Reykjavík last night.

Fire fighters at the scene.

Fire in Reykjavík Apartment Building this Morning

20 Dec No one was injured when fire erupted in a four-story apartment building in Vesturberg, the Breiðholt neighborhood of Reykjavík, this morning.




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