fire safety

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

Mock drill on emergency response

Getting inspired after watching the demo, women came forward to put off the flames from an LPG using wet clothes and fire extinguishers.

published on : 19th April 2019

Hyderabad’s churches a Notre Dame in the making?

In wake of massive fire mishap at France’s iconic Notre Dame cathedral, Express takes a look at fire safety standards in city’s religious buildings

published on : 17th April 2019

Fire safety at KR Market: Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike yet to do a lot

A  report suggested to the BBMP that 40 per cent of the occupants/employees of each block of the market should get trained in fire prevention and fire fighting.

published on : 10th April 2019

Follow fire safety norms or we’ll close KR Market: Karnataka HC to BBMP

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad for ignoring fire safety measures in KR Market.

published on : 28th March 2019

Learn to quench the fire

As per norms, two fire protection systems must be ensured in buildings -  a fire detection/ alarm system and a fire suppression system. 

published on : 15th March 2019

Delhi government gets more time to reply on fire safety

The court has listed the matter for further hearing on July 18.

published on : 14th March 2019

Building laws in Delhi made stricter for fire safety

Storage of inflammable material will not be allowed on the rooftops and kitchen will also not be allowed on rooftops or basements.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Demand for fire station in Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati capital region

Despite six small-scale industries, four film theatres, 37 schools, eight colleges, Mutyalampalem power plant, AP High Court and other prominant  offices, the area lacks a fire station.

published on : 22nd February 2019

Ignoring fire safety norms: Hyderabad sitting on tinderbox

This, calls for GHMC to take immediate measures to ensure compliance to fire safety norms.

published on : 18th February 2019

Will Hyderabad hotels survive a Delhi-like fire accident?

Hotels and lodges in the city, in a majority of cases, do not have a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Fire Department.

published on : 13th February 2019

200 pubs, hotels await fire safety inspection in Hyderabad

However, despite applying for NOC, they were not given the same. 

published on : 13th February 2019

Delhi government orders probe into hotel fire directs fire safety inspection of multi-storeyed buildings

Satyendar Jain, who visited the accident spot, told reporters that he has also directed the fire department to inspect buildings which are five floors or more and submit a report on their fire safety.

published on : 12th February 2019

Need to put Mumbai’s fire safety on fast track: City based NGO

Around 70 per cent of buildings in India's financial capital do not comply with minimum fore safety standards.

published on : 23rd December 2018

SC fumes over lax fire safety at Khan Market 

The bench observed that restaurants with sitting capacity of over 50 needed fire clearance and there was a tendency to keep the official capacity below 50 to avoid this clearance.

published on : 6th December 2018
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