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Scandinavian storm tears a roof off a Swedish train station and leaves ferries idle but no one hurt

Feb. 23, 2024 08:53 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A storm packing strong winds in Sweden tore a roof off of the main train station in Goteborg on Friday, knocking out power and temporarily halting rail traffic in and out of the country's second largest city. There were no immediate reports of injuries. ...

Sweden: Police find dead person inside charred remains of a water park under construction

Feb. 16, 2024 08:54 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A human body was found inside the charred remains of a water park that was under construction at one of Sweden's biggest amusement centers, police said Friday. A huge fire on Monday destroyed a large part of the Oceana water park that was scheduled to open this...

1 person missing as firefighters in Sweden struggle for second day to put out a water park fire

Feb. 13, 2024 04:06 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Firefighters in Sweden were struggling for the second day on Tuesday to put out a blaze at a water park that's under construction at one of the country’s biggest amusement centers. One park employee is missing and 16 people, mainly workers, were slightly injured. ...

12 hurt after a fire breaks out at a water park under construction in Sweden’s second-largest city

Feb. 12, 2024 10:35 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Black smoke rose over Sweden’s second-largest city on Monday after a fire broke out at a water park under construction at one of the country's biggest amusement centers. The blaze at the Oceana water park in the popular Liseberg amusement complex in...