Cheshire Police say they're investigating what caused a fire at Panacea bar and restaurant in Alderley Edge.
Three children are in hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on a bus on a school trip.
A koala was amongst the victims as a bushfire destroyed 2,000 hectares of land and at least seven houses in Australia.
A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service has said the fire at the Smurfit Kappa plant in Birmingham is in "a very large outside storage area, containing cardboard bales".
The site in Mount Street, in the Nechells area of the city, is a recycled packaging mill.
According to its website, Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading producers of paper-based packaging in the world with more than 41,000 employees in 32 countries.
A member of the West Midlands Ambulance Service tweeted images of a fire at a 150-year-old paper mill in Birmingham.
West Midlands Fire Service have reported that 100 firefighters are currently tackling a blaze at the 150-year-old Smurfit Kappa paper mill in Birmingham.
Severe fire at Smurfit - Kappa (paper mill) Nechells Birm, incident has 15 appliances committed to it. Further updates to follow. MfFrom @WestMidsFire on Twitter:
Approx 75 firefighters are working hard to contain the fire at Smurf - Kappa, further updates to follow asap. MfFrom @WestMidsFire on Twitter:
Approx 100 fire fighters are on scene along with multi agency partners who are working to contain the blaze and to stop further fire spreadFrom @WestMidsFire on Twitter:
Initial reports that four people were missing after a house fire in east London were unfounded, the fire brigade said today.
A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman said the roof was destroyed and a large part of the ground and first floors damaged.
– London Fire Brigade
"The fire caused severe damage to the house and the roof was destroyed. Crews rescued a man from the rear of the house using a ladder. Both men have been taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Due to the reports that other people might be trapped, our fire crews performed an extensive search of the building, and fortunately have confirmed that no one else was involved. Our fire investigation unit is now working to find out what caused the blaze."
About 60 firefighters attended the blaze and rescued one man from the roof of the building. Another escaped before crews arrived, the fire brigade said.
– Station manager Daniel Alie,
The fire caused severe damage to the house and the roof was destroyed. Crews rescued a man from the rear of the house using a ladder.
Both men have been taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Our fire investigation unit is now working to find out what caused the blaze.
The building is believed to have been disused. Its roof was destroyed by the blaze and a large section of the ground and first floors were badly damaged, a spokesman added.
Four people are missing and two men have been taken to hospital after a house fire in east London, emergency services said.
Eight fire engines were called to Romford Road in Forest Gate, east London, at 3.15am after flames engulfed the property.
Firefighters rescued one man from the ground floor and another from the second floor, London Fire Brigade said, and they have been taken to hospital where they are being treated for smoke inhalation
Eight crews from Hampshire Fire & Rescue are fighting a fierce fire in the village of East Meon, Hampshire, tonight. Three thatched cottages have been badly damaged, it is believed the fire started in one home and spread to the others.
VIDEO: Children have been describing how they escaped from a blazing bus in Sussex. Charlotte Wilkins reports.