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Fire breaks out inside godown in Kanpur, no casualties reported

Six people including two children and an elderly woman were rescued from the building.

published on : 25th May 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: Fire brigade to act tough on norm violators

Despite the efforts by the Fire and Safety Department, buildings in the city are yet to follow safety norms 

published on : 25th May 2019

Surat fire: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani orders fire safety audit of schools, malls

Visiting the site of the tragedy, Rupani said the audit would find out if educational establishments in the state have proper equipment and facilities to deal with fire incidents.

published on : 24th May 2019

Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi express condolences for Surat fire tragedy

The fire broke out at a coaching centre atop a four-storey building in the Sarthana area of Surat in Gujarat.

published on : 24th May 2019

Fire at SAIL's Bhilai steel plant; no casualty

This comes after the April accident at the plant in which eight workers were injured after part of a roof of a blast furnace blew up.

published on : 24th May 2019

One arrested after 20 killed in Surat coaching centre fire

Locals were seen helping in the rescue operation to save stranded students as well as other occupants of the four-storey building.

published on : 24th May 2019

Major fire in Delhi's Nehru Place, 30 rescued

Twenty six fire tenders had be deployed to rescue the people stuck on different floors, the official said. A probe has been initiated to ascertain the cause of the fire.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Major fire at Kadapa solar power unit

Site manager Sampath Reddy, who alerted the fire services personnel about the fire mishap, said that either short circuit or extreme heat might be the reason behind the fire accident.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Thiruvananthapuram: Mini-fire stations hanging fire

The state government's proposal to set up mini fire and rescue stations in the city and the setting up of a new fire station and rescue service at Ulloor remain on paper.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Recurring fire accidents in Thiruvananthapuram: A matter of concern

The massive fire at the East Fort region drew attention to the lack of fire safety norms followed by buildings in the vicinity, thereby making rescue operations difficult

published on : 23rd May 2019

Mattress firm gutted in fire at Sriperumbudur

A major fire broke out at a foam mattresses firm at Sriperumbudur on Wednesday morning. However, no casualties were reported.  

published on : 23rd May 2019

Two shops gutted, nine firemen hurt in major fire

A massive blaze gutted two shops at Pazhavangadi in the capital, leading to losses worth Rs 1 crore on Tuesday. Nine firefighters were injured while dousing the fire.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Fire safety: Over 10,000 buildings served with notices in 2 months

When it comes to following fire safety standards, the state paints a dismal picture. 

published on : 22nd 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

Fire breaks out at commercial building in Thiruvananthapuram

Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flame. No casualties have been reported so far.

published on : 21st May 2019
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