Monday, Dec 05, 2022

building fire


A choked exit, rooms full of smoke, and windows that wouldn’t break – survivors recall Mundka fire horror

May 15, 2022 7:47 am

They recalled they first started to panic when electricity in the building was cut-off, and as people tried to make their way downstairs from the only exit, they noticed smoke coming from the bottom.

Massive fire breaks out in Kolkata building

October 04, 2021 4:55 pm

No one was injured in the blaze that erupted around 11 am, an official said, adding, 14 fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames.

Ahmedabad: Fire breaks out at school in Naroda, three rescued

April 09, 2021 3:09 pm

The fire broke out from the first floor and soon spread to all four floors, completely charring a portion of the school building.

Delhi Police rescue family from building on fire

March 27, 2021 6:25 am

In videos shared by police, two personnel can be seen hanging from the iron grills on the second and third floor and trying to calm the family.

Fire trap

February 14, 2019 12:12 am

India’s cities will continue to be tinderboxes until regulations are enforced and the shortfall in fire services addressed.

Gujarat: Couple dies of suffocation after fire breaks out in city apartment

November 25, 2018 5:32 am

Neighbours called the fire department when they saw smoke coming out of the flat. When the fire team reached, they had to break open the front door to enter the flat.

Supervisor dies in pharma unit fire

August 05, 2014 1:00 am

Three fire engines from Tarapur MIDC were rushed to the spot besides eight water tankers and two ambulances.

Fire breaks out in Delhi Police Headquarters

July 22, 2014 10:05 am

Separate incidents of fire had been reported in the tenth floor and PRO room of the building in the last couple of months.

Fire brings down four-storey building in Sec 17, two killed

June 09, 2014 4:32 am

Four firemen injured; location of NIELET building makes firefighting difficult.

‘Large amount of inflammable matter was stored in flat where fire broke out’

December 16, 2013 2:15 am

The BMC is probing whether the flat owner had the permission to carry out renovation work.


Secunderabad: 8 dead in fire that originated from electric scooter showroom

September 13, 2022 2:24 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana Minister K T Rama Rao condoled the loss of lives and announced ex-gratia on behalf of the Centre and the state government, respectively.