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Fire safety

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

Jabalpur hospital's fire-safety NOC had expired; four doctors booked for culpable homicide

Officials had said that the devastating blaze which killed eight persons, including four patients, was primarily caused due to an electrical short circuit.

published on : 2nd August 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

State government eases fire safety norms for educational institutions 

The school managements who want to renew their NOC have to apply to their District Education Officer or Municipal Commissioner.

published on : 20th June 2022

Special Task Force drones to scan buildings in Chennai for fire safety

Fire consultant V Sivaramakrishnan said that drones cannot find out whether the sprinklers are working or are they connected to the water pump.

published on : 14th June 2022

Fix plan for complete razing of three landfills: Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena

Saxena gives three days to officials to come up with action plan for clearing Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla landfills

published on : 30th May 2022

149 Chennai buildings under STF scanner over fire safety norm violations

Safety study also in areas with narrow roads like George Town, Purasawalkam, T Nagar

published on : 28th May 2022

TN orders fire safety audit at govt hospitals after RGGGH mishap

The State government on Thursday ordered a fire safety audit in all government hospitals, a day after a major fire broke out at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

published on : 29th April 2022