Things That Were Saved From the Fire

Icelandic Insurance company VÍS has created a Facebook page for personal items that were salvaged from the Garðabær storage facility where a massive fire broke out earlier this month.

Þórshöfn Grill, N1 gas station.

Two Fires Overnight

Fire erupted at Grillskálinn restaurant at the N1 gas station in the village of Þórshöfn, Northeast Iceland, just before 4 o’clock this morning.


Woman Suspected of Arson

A woman in her thirties has been arrested by police, suspected of starting a fire in an apartment building in Reykjanesbær yesterday morning.


Company Punished after Seventh Fire

The Reykjavík Public Health Authority has temporarily halted the operations of the recycling company Hringrás in Reykjavík, after a fire erupted there on Tuesday night.

a fire fighter at work

Explosion in RV at Gas Station

An explosion occurred this afternoon when a tourist appears to have been making the mistake of pumping methane gas into a propane tank from a recreational vehicle at the N1 gas station in Ártún.