Fire accident

Residents living near Karthikeya Chemicals demand factory closure

Even a day after the flames were doused, smoke continues to emanate from the debris along with an unpleasant odour.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Estimated loss after 'Coolie No. 1' fire is around Rs 2.5 crore: Reports

The fire broke out on September 11 on the 'Coolie No. 1', which is located at Filmistan studio in Goregaon.

published on : 18th September 2019

Crane goes up in flames in Visakhapatnam port

According to port officials, operations at the berth resumed by morning after the fire was doused, and an enquiry has been ordered to ascertain the facts.

published on : 9th September 2019

Licence to kill?

Revenue department’s decision to ease up the process of obtaining trade permits is a shocking departure from complying to fire-safety measures

published on : 22nd July 2019

Fire breaks out at Delhi ESI hospital, seven patients rescued

According to the hospital authorities, the fire broke out due to a short circuit in a machine. The fire was brought under control by 9.25 am, the fire official added.

published on : 13th July 2019

Braveheart KSRTC driver, who saved passengers from fire accident, succumbs

Though Prakash got stuck in his seat, he managed to open the hydraulic doors which enabled 25 passengers to escape to safety.

published on : 4th July 2019

65-year-old man burnt alive in fire mishap in Andhra 

Locals said that they alerted the fire services department immediately but there was delay in the fire tenders reaching the village.

published on : 20th June 2019

Fire breaks out at garment shop in Bhubaneswar, foul play suspected

The fire broke out at Rabindra Kumar Sahoo’s shop between 3 am and 4 am and was doused by the firemen and police within an hour. 

published on : 20th June 2019

JD(U) MLA, wife injured in LPG cylinder blast in Bihar

While the MLA's wife suffered 90 per cent burn injuries and was battling for life, her husband escaped with burns on his hands.

published on : 28th May 2019

Surat fire tragedy: NGO writes to PM, seeks strict fire safety law

'We recently wrote to PM Modi to bring a strong law to prevent fire tragedies. We had even demanded that the BJP include it in its election manifesto,' he said.

published on : 26th May 2019

Engine of Mysuru-bound express train catches fire, no injuries

The blaze was doused by using four fire extinguishers in the engine and two fire extinguishers in the station by the loco pilot and his assistant.

published on : 21st May 2019

Despite fire, INS Vikramaditya in Indo-French exercise

An Indian Navy statement also said that the exercise will be conducted in two phases - the harbour phase at Goa.

published on : 1st May 2019

Fire accidents on warships a big worry, say experts

Repeated fire accidents in Indian warships have become a major concern, say maritime experts.

published on : 27th April 2019

Naval officer dies while fighting fire on board INS Vikramaditya, nine injured

Lt Cdr D.S. Chauhan, who was leading the firefighting efforts, suffered loss of consciousness owing to smoke and fumes.

published on : 26th April 2019

Two killed in train fire near Bengal’s New Jalpaiguri

According to local sources, the victims died on the spot after jumping off the train during the melee after seeing smoke billowing from the engine rear and the adjoining first three compartments.

published on : 22nd March 2019
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