Delhi Fire

Delhi Fire Service starts sprinkling water at 13 hotspots to combat air pollution

The move comes a day after Environment Minister Gopal Rai directed the fire brigade of the fire department to start sprinkling water at specified spots.

published on : 18th November 2021

17 injured as LPG cylinder catches fire in Delhi

Seventeen people sustained burn injuries after an LPG cylinder caught fire and exploded in a shanty in northwest Delhi.

published on : 14th November 2021

Over 100 FIRs lodged in Noida for flouting firecracker ban during Diwali week

The police have urged citizens not to use the prohibited variety of firecrackers and warned of action against violators.

published on : 6th November 2021

No leniency for firecracker ban violators: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai

He said that a special vigilance campaign would be run in the border areas of Delhi so that illegally, there would be no purchase, sale, movement and storage of firecrackers anywhere.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Banned in Delhi-NCR, crackers being dumped in Punjab with 40 per cent discount   

Banned in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Haryana, the firecrackers are being dumped in Punjab with discounts up to 40 per cent. 

published on : 3rd November 2021

Blanket ban on firecrackers to continue in Delhi: Official 

A senior official of the Delhi Pollution Control Board said there is no discussion or plan to allow green-certified firecrackers in Delhi and "the blanket ban will continue".

published on : 1st November 2021

SC says firecracker ban not against any community

The SC had said it cannot infringe the right to life of other citizens under the guise of employment while considering a ban on firecrackers and its prime focus is the right to life of citizens.

published on : 28th October 2021

AAP government provides ex-gratia of Rs one crore to fireman's kin

“Praveen kumar is a hero of Delhi Fire Service. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the family in these tough times,” Jain said.

published on : 28th October 2021

Four of a family die in Old Seemapuri blaze, 22-yr-old lone survivor 

The family members were sleeping on the third floor, while their 22-year-old son Akshay had a narrow escape as he was sleeping on the second floor.

published on : 26th October 2021

Minor fire at Shastri Bhavan in central Delhi

Fire department officials received information about the incident around 8.15 pm following which four fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi court to pronounce order in evidence tampering case on Friday

The apex court released the Ansals on the period already undergone in the jail on the condition that they pay Rs 30 crore fine each to be used for building a trauma centre in the national capital.

published on : 8th October 2021

Three of family killed in blaze at central Delhi's Anand Parbat due to cooking gas leak

The incident took place on Tuesday morning when Sushila's eldest daughter Mehak was cooking food for her mother and three siblings, who were asleep.

published on : 7th October 2021

'Essential to save lives': Complete ban on firecrackers up to January 1 in Delhi

The pollution control body has asked district magistrates and deputy commissioners of police to implement the directions and submit daily action-taken reports to it.

published on : 28th September 2021

Fire breaks out in godown in southwest Delhi

A fire broke out in a godown in southwest Delhi's Dwarka village area on Saturday, officials said.

published on : 26th September 2021

Fire breaks out in CBI office in Delhi

A fire broke out inside the basement of the CBI building the CGO complex in Delhi, officials said on Friday.

published on : 17th September 2021
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