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Fire breaks out at railway signal cable store in Dhanbad

It took five hours for as many fire tenders to bring the blaze under control.

published on : 5th March 2021

Fancy store, bookshop gutted in fire at Puthenkurish near Kochi

The fire which broke out around 4 am at Bel Ladies Fancy Centre was first noticed by newspaper agents who alerted the police and the fire department.

published on : 5th March 2021

Spooked by forest fire, bear enters human settlement

Scared by the fire in Tinkosia reserve forest, a wild bear entered the nearby human settlements leaving villagers of Nilagiri panic-struck on Thursday.

published on : 5th March 2021

Similipal’s core reported the highest wildfires this season

Official sources pointed out that as many as 109 fire points were reported in Similipal South which struggled to keep it under check and finally grabbed the headlines. 

published on : 5th March 2021

Hot February triggers a wildfire with Similipal forests in the eye

Absence of post-monsoon rains last year led to a drier winter cut short by a rise in temperature across the State in February which acted as a perfect platform for the wildfire.

published on : 4th March 2021

Similipal forest fire under control, CM Naveen Patnaik told

The DFO has been asked to submit a report to the State government and Mayurbhanj district collector on the fire situation every evening.

published on : 4th March 2021

Forest fire rages through Nagarahole Reserve

A major forest fire was reported in the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve on World Wildlife Day destroying vegetation spread in several acres in the forest area.

published on : 4th March 2021

Chemical godown gutted in fire in Bhiwandi town; none hurt

A fire engine and firefighters from the Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNMC) doused the flames by about noon

published on : 3rd March 2021

Prakash Javadekar tells officials to control fire in Similipal

Terming the forest fire at Similipal as alarming, Pradhan had sought intervention of Javadekar and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. 

published on : 3rd March 2021

Fifty houses destroyed by fire in eastern Nepal

The incident happened in Dobhan Bajaar of Taplejung district when the fire broke out from a house and within a short span spread to the nearby areas.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Ceasefire gives window to improve anti-militancy strategy, says Army  

The Army said the India-Pakistan ceasefire would give it an opportunity to improve its capacity and capability to control and check infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir. 

published on : 2nd March 2021

Forest department raises guard to curb wildfire in Similipal

The incident took place within Thakurmunda police limits on Sunday afternoon. Sources said a man-made fire had engulfed the reserve forest since couple of days. 

published on : 2nd March 2021

Large tracts of forests engulfed in raging fire

A senior forest official said a special squad would be formed soon to keep a watch on forests and corner those who are destroying forest by setting fire. 

published on : 2nd March 2021

US probing engine fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 SUVs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating after getting 11 fire complaints involving 2013 through 2018 model years.

published on : 1st March 2021

Wildfire leads to road mishap in Odisha, five injured  

A forest fire in Khejuria jungle under Thakurmunda wildlife range in Karanjia division led to a road accident, leaving five persons injured on Sunday.

published on : 1st March 2021
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