Fire accident

MHA seeks detailed report on Delhi factory fire

Sources said that the MHA asked the Delhi Police to submit details of the incident and the action taken thereafter, as well as the flouting of norms.

published on : 8th December 2019

22 years since Uphaar fire tragedy, it's deja vu for Delhi

There was an oil leakage at the Uphaar site and the fire spilled over to the parking bay gutting 27 cars that were parked there.

published on : 8th December 2019

Telangana shocker: Unidentified man sets tahsildar on fire in her office

Tahasildar Vijaya Reddy was in her office when the culprit went inside and spoke to her for some time. He then pulled out a bottle with him and sprinkled petrol over her and set her on fire.

published on : 4th November 2019

Dial 112: Karnataka gets integrated number for police, medical and fire emergencies

Bengaluru’s first police helpline, Namma 100, will soon change to Dial 112, the pan-India number of the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) for citizens in emergencies.

published on : 26th October 2019

Massive fire breaks out in Madhya Pradesh hotel, no casualty reported

As soon as the fire was reported, those present in the hotel were evacuated and simultaneously, people in the adjoining residential buildings were also alerted, he said.

published on : 21st October 2019

Four-month-old child dies in fire at Hyderabad's Shine Children's Hospital

According to official sources, the fire started following an electric short circuit and flames spread quickly to the entire floor.

published on : 21st October 2019

Residents living near Karthikeya Chemicals demand factory closure

Even a day after the flames were doused, smoke continues to emanate from the debris along with an unpleasant odour.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Estimated loss after 'Coolie No. 1' fire is around Rs 2.5 crore: Reports

The fire broke out on September 11 on the 'Coolie No. 1', which is located at Filmistan studio in Goregaon.

published on : 18th September 2019

Crane goes up in flames in Visakhapatnam port

According to port officials, operations at the berth resumed by morning after the fire was doused, and an enquiry has been ordered to ascertain the facts.

published on : 9th September 2019

Licence to kill?

Revenue department’s decision to ease up the process of obtaining trade permits is a shocking departure from complying to fire-safety measures

published on : 22nd July 2019

Fire breaks out at Delhi ESI hospital, seven patients rescued

According to the hospital authorities, the fire broke out due to a short circuit in a machine. The fire was brought under control by 9.25 am, the fire official added.

published on : 13th July 2019

Braveheart KSRTC driver, who saved passengers from fire accident, succumbs

Though Prakash got stuck in his seat, he managed to open the hydraulic doors which enabled 25 passengers to escape to safety.

published on : 4th July 2019

Over 49,000 fire cases in Mumbai in a decade, 609 killed: Government

Minister of State for Urban Development Ranjit Patil said in the state Assembly that a total of 49,391 fire mishaps were reported in the megapolis between 2008 and 2018.

published on : 26th November 2018