a fire fighter at work

Toxic Leak in Reykjavík

There is hydrochloric acid currently leaking from a container near a storage facility on Héðinsgata 2, Reykjavík, close to Sundahöfn harbor.


Crash Survivor Posts Video

A tourist who survived a car crash in Ljósavatnsskarð, Northeast Iceland, on November 24, has posted a video on YouTube of events leading up to the crash.

a fire fighter at work

Fire in Plastic Factory

Close to 100 people had to seek shelter in a Red Cross emergency center in Vallaskóli school, Selfoss, after fire erupted i a plastic factory nearby last night.

Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter

All Academy Planes to be Inspected

In the wake of the fatal air plane crash in Reykjanes Thursday, where two flight instructors died, all airplanes of the Icelandic Flight Academy will be inspected before being used again.

Dettifoss waterfall.

How Risky is Iceland?

Eight members of parliament from all political parties have put forth a parliamentary resolution regarding risk assessment in tourism.

Reykjavík harbor

Rescue of Pearl Failed

Efforts failed yesterday to save the sand pump vessel Perlan (Pearl) from the bottom of Reykjavík Harbor where it sank Monday.

Police car

Man Charged in Fatal Car Accident

The South Iceland chief of police has charged a man for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal traffic accident which occurred east of Meðallandsvegur by Eldhraun lava field, August 4, 2013.

Fatal Car Accident in Seyðisfjörður

A woman died after a car accident in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, shortly before midnight on Tuesday. She was a passenger in the car. The driver, also a woman, survived the accident but is being kept unconscious on a ventilator.