Delhi Fire Service

Delhi Fire Service shoehorns seven safety measures in Central Vista buildings against resistance

The proposals were made by the DFS after the building designs were presented for approval and it had to fight resistance from the architects.

published on : 17th August 2022

Five rescued after fire breaks out in 4-storey building in Delhi’s Janakpuri area

Five people, including two women, were rescued after a fire broke out in a four-storey building in west Delhi’s Janakpuri area on Thursday, officials said.

published on : 8th July 2022

Delhi Fire Service authorities find ‘flaws’ in fire safety system at Vikas Minar building

“Fire safety inspection was conducted by a team of DFS on June 23 in response to a requisition by the DDA dated May 17.

published on : 5th July 2022

Firefighting robots to douse infernos, help save lives in Delhi, says AAP government

Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service, said that these robots have been purchased for a special purpose, basically for large-scale areas like godowns and huge factories.

published on : 28th June 2022

Delhi witnesses 6 fire incidents in 48 hours

Nine people were admitted to AIIMS as they inhaled smoke and received minor injuries while 20 people were rescued, said DFS chief Atul Garg.

published on : 10th June 2022

Bhalswa landfill catches fire yet again

According to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officials, a call regarding the fire was received at 1.52 pm, following which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 4th June 2022

25 shops gutted after blaze in Delhi's Jhandewalan cycle market  

While, Delhi has been reeling under severe heat wave, there has also been a spurt in the number of fire incidents.

published on : 21st May 2022

Mundka fire: Charred human remains found during search operation, owners arrested

The fire started from the first floor that houses the office of a CCTV camera and router manufacturing and assembling company, the police have said.

published on : 14th May 2022

50 shanties gutted in Central Delhi, no casualties

Around 50 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at a transit camp in Delhi’s Anand Parbat area on Tuesday afternoon, police said. No casualties were, however, reported. 

published on : 13th April 2022

Massive fire breaks out at Azad market, five injured in cylinder explosion

Disaster management teams were deployed and earthmoving machines were called to remove the debris from the collapsed building, the DCP said.

published on : 10th April 2022

Rising mercury sparks massive fire at Ghazipur landfill 

According to officials, the rising temperature allows methane gas formation in the legacy waste and when the combustion levels get too high, it starts a fire.

published on : 29th March 2022

Under-construction building in North Delhi's Kashmere Gate collapses, no casualties

According to North District Police, the labourers were on the ground and first floor when a major portion of it collapsed on them.

published on : 15th March 2022