Iconic Geneva church badly damaged by raging fire

GENEVA, Switzerland — A fire burned for nearly three hours Thursday at the Sacré-Coeur Church in Plainpalais, destroying the attic and severely damaging the nave of the iconic 1859 landmark of the city centre. Advertisements

Wife, daughter of prominent Swiss envoy killed in fire in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland — A 76-year-old woman and her 45-year-old daughter have died after a fire broke out at their roof top apartment in Grand-Saconnex on the morning of Saturday 3 June. The husband/father of the victims was not home at the time. For privacy reasons in Switzerland, the victims names cannot be revealed but All About…

Geneva’s center in standstill after fire

Updated  GENEVA, Switzerland — More than a dozen firefighters responded to a fire that broke out on the top floor and roof of the Hôtel At Home on rue de Monthoux in the Paquis, Monday afternoon (see the dramatic video here).

Dozens evacuated after fire in Geneva apartment building

    Updated with information on the fire occurred in Libellules on Friday 7 October. (See bottom of page) GENEVA, Switzerland – More than 40 residents of two buildings in Petit-Saconnex in canton Geneva had to be evacuated after a fire broke out early in the morning.