Fire mishap

Medical, safety officers suspended, four directors of MP hospital booked 

All four directors of New Life Multi Specialty Hospital were booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder, a day after eight people died in a huge fire at the hospital.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at shop in Andheri West

As many as 10 fire-fighting vehicles were rushed to the spot.

published on : 29th July 2022

Karnataka: Three die in hospital after Hubballi candle factory gutted in fire

Eight workers suffered burn injuries at a fire in a sparkle candle production unit at Tarihal Industrial Area and were admitted to KIMS Hospital, Hubballi.

published on : 24th July 2022

Fire breaks out at Howrah paint factory, 18 injured 

Two of those injured are in "serious" condition, having sustained 80 per cent burns. The cause of the fire is being probed, but preliminary investigation points to a short circuit in an AC unit.

published on : 9th June 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

Fire in shelter for workers near Parliament House

There was no immediate report of any casualty. The process of dousing the fire is underway, they said.

published on : 16th 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

Mundka fire: Oppn demands probe into alleged delay in firefighting, wants compensation raised

Leader of Opposition in Delhi assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri also asked for a probe into the alleged delay by fire tenders in reaching there and other violations.

published on : 14th May 2022

Extremely saddened by loss of lives in Delhi fire tragedy: PM Modi

"Extremely saddened by the loss of lives due to a tragic fire in Delhi. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery," Modi said in a tweet.

published on : 14th May 2022

27 killed in commercial building blaze in Delhi's Mundka

Around 60-70 people have been rescued from the building, the police said, adding some people are still trapped inside.

published on : 13th May 2022

Four killed, 22 injured after bus catches fire in J-K's Katra

An exgratia of Rs 5 lakh each would be given to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives, while Rs 1 lakh would be given to those seriously injured, said LG Manoj Sinha.

published on : 13th May 2022

Massive fire at garbage mound in Manesar, two dead

The fire broke out in the garbage mound at a scrap yard spread over 25 acres and spread to the shanties due to a storm.

published on : 26th April 2022

Fire breaks out at chemical plant in Maharashtra's Palghar

One person has died in the fire, and rescue operations are underway. Further details are awaited.

published on : 21st April 2022

Family of four killed in suspected AC gas leak in Vijayanagara District

The deceased are identified as Venkata Prashant (42), his wife Chandrakala (38), and children Advik (16) and Prerana (8).

published on : 8th April 2022

Fire breaks out at wedding venue in Delhi

Nearly, 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, they said. The fire inside the 'pandal' was doused around 3.30 pm. One person, who received a minor injury, was given first aid, official said.

published on : 24th March 2022

Four dead, 15 injured as fire breaks out in Jammu building

Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha condoled the loss of lives in the fire and announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the families of the deceased.

published on : 15th March 2022

Fire breaks out at adjacent sweet shops in Uttam Nagar; 3 people rescued

The flames have been doused by fire-fighters, they said, adding that there were no casualties.

published on : 13th February 2022

Major fire breaks out at private firm in Kalammasery

Officials suspect a leak in the gas pipeline inside the company premises and it might be the reason for the fire. No causalities reported.

published on : 9th February 2022

Bengal: 3 killed, 44 injured in IOC's Haldia refinery fire

The condition of seven of them are stated to be critical.

published on : 21st December 2021