Delhi fire

Mundka fire: Forensic experts find more DNA profiles than 27 identified victims

Experts at Rohini's FSL stumbled upon this while they were identifying the charred bodies with the help of DNA profile generation and matching them with the samples of the respective claimants.

published on : 31st July 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

2 firemen sustain minor injuries while trying to control Delhi bus depot blaze

Two firemen were injured in fire-fighting operations after some buses caught fire at Sunehri Pullah Depot in south Delhi, police said on Thursday.

published on : 10th June 2022

Short circuit: 100 e-rickshaws gutted in Delhi's Jamia Nagar fire

A massive fire broke out at the parking area of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Metro station on Wednesday, leaving almost 100 vehicles charred.

published on : 9th June 2022

Fire breaks out at hospital in east Delhi, no casualties reported

The fire department stated that the information regarding the blaze was received at 4.44 pm, following which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 4th 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

Mundka fire: Two weeks on, families still wait for remains of their loved ones

It has been nearly two weeks since the Mundka fire tragedy but the families of many victims are still awaiting a closure as the remains of their loved ones are yet to be handed over to them.

published on : 27th May 2022

Minor fire breaks out in new Parliament building in central Delhi: Officials

The fire department officials said that information regarding the blaze was received at 12:35 pm and five fire-tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 21st May 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

Over 20 shops gutted in massive fire at Delhi's Jhandewalan cycle market, traders blame poor infrastructure

Information about the blaze was received at 2.05 pm following which 27 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, they said, adding that the flames were brought under control by 4.30 pm.

published on : 20th May 2022

One killed, six injured as fire breaks out at Delhi factory

The fire broke out on the first floor of a factory manufacturing electric items (inverter, stablizer etc), injuring seven persons who were rushed to the GTB Hospital, police said.

published on : 19th May 2022

'It was my duty as a human being': Crane operator recalls rescuing 50 people during Mundka fire

The 45-year-old, who was passing the building that day with his brother, decided not to wait for the fire tenders to arrive and took matters in is own hand, saving over 50 people trapped in the blaze.

published on : 18th May 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: Delhi Congress demands probe by retired HC judge

The Delhi government's decision to conduct a probe into the incident by a district magistrate was intended to cover up its lapses as the question arises that how such an illegal building.

published on : 18th May 2022

'Have lost everything': Mundka fire tragedy victims' kin, survivors recall the mishap

The massive blaze that ripped through the four-storey building in outer Delhi's Mundka on Friday claimed at least 27 lives, while 19 people are still missing.

published on : 15th May 2022

Mundka fire: Delhi L-G gives nod to probe; bio samples of victims' kin collected

District magistrate (West) will probe lapses on the part of the concerned departments and agencies, recommend action against the erring officials and fix responsibility, officials said on Sunday.

published on : 15th May 2022

Delhi plastic ​factory mishap: Blaze at Narela 'medium category' fire, says official

After getting the information, a total of 25 fire tenders reached the spot including one Sky Lift firefighter to douse the blaze.

published on : 15th May 2022

Massive fire in plastic factory in Delhi's Narela

No one reported being trapped inside the factory, said Delhi Fire Service officials.

published on : 15th May 2022
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