Fire

WATCH | Delhi : 27 dead after massive fire breaks out in building near mundka metro station

At least 27 people have died after a massive fire broke out in a four-storey commercial building near pillar number 545 at Mundka metro station in west Delhi. According to initial reports it is suspected that an explosion in an AC may have triggered the fire. More than 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

published on : 14th May 2022

Chennai: Fire breaks out at Rajiv Gandhi govt hospital; Patients Evacuated

A major fire broke out at the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital in Chennai on April 27. According to the preliminary sources, the fire broke out in a storage room at the Tower 2 of the Govt Hospital, due to a short circuit. Over 4 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire. The patients have been shifted to other wards safely. So far no casualties or injuries have been reported.

published on : 28th April 2022

Planning to buy an electric scooter? Fire hazards you must look out for and safety tips

Electric scooters catching fire has become a big headache for India’s electric vehicle industry. At least four videos of e-scooters on flames have gone viral in the past few days, raising concerns about the safety of green two-wheelers.

published on : 3rd April 2022

WATCH | 11 migrant workers burnt alive in fire accident in Secunderabad

As many as 11 Bihar native #migrantworkers working in a scrap godown at Bhoiguda in #Secunderabad were charred to death as a major fire engulfed the godown in the wee hours of Wednesday. Another worker named Prem escaped in the incident and is being treated at Gandhi Hospital. DCP (Central Zone) M Rajesh Chandra said that they have recovered 11 bodies in a charred and beyond recognition condition and a search is on for the other workers.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Seven dead, 16 injured in massive fire in central Mumbai high-rise building

At least seven persons were killed and 16 others injured in a major fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a residential building in Tardeo area of central Mumbai on Saturday morning, an official said.

published on : 22nd January 2022

WATCH | Massive fire engulfs dyeing mill in Gujarat’s Surat, at least 3 dead

A massive fire consumed the flammable materials stored inside and three storeys of the Soumya Dyeing and Printing Mill building were gutted in Palsana in Gujarat's Surat district. The charred bodies of three workers were found after an 11-hour struggle, while around 10 others have been rescued.

published on : 20th January 2022

WATCH | Major fire breaks out at 144-year-old Secunderabad Club in Hyderabad

The historical Secunderabad Club heritage building which was gutted in has left members of the club in shock as they feel it is their second home. Secunderabad Club President, Raghuram Reddy said that damage caused by the fire accident could be more than Rs 30 crores.

published on : 16th January 2022

Delhi: Fire breaks out at Chandni Chowk Market opposite Red Fort

A fire broke out at Lajpat Rai market opposite the Red Fort here early on Thursday, #Delhi Fire Service officials said. No casualties have been reported.

published on : 6th January 2022

WATCH | Major fire breaks out at scrap shop near hospital in Thiruvananthapuram

A major fire broke out at a scrap shop near PRS Hospital in Karamana on Monday. The blaze was reported by noon and the Fire and Rescue Services team are attempting to extinguish the fire, which has completely gutted the scrap shop.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Around 10 Covid patients dead as fire breaks out in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar hospital ICU ward

At least 10 patients were burnt to death and many were injured when the ICU of Maharashtra's Ahmednagar Civil Hospital caught fire at around 11am on November 6, 2021. Eyewitnesses said the entire ICU has been burnt to ashes, and the death toll could further increase.

published on : 6th November 2021

Climate Change: World’s largest tree threatened by California wildfires

Some of the world's oldest and largest trees are under threat from wildfires in California. The Paradise and Colony fires have so far consumed 4,600 hectares of forest since they were sparked by lightning a week ago. The blazes are threatening Giant Forest, a grove of around 2,000 sequoias that include 5 of the largest trees on the planet. Some trees are up to 3,000 years old.

published on : 20th September 2021
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