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Patients evacuated as AIIMS blaze fans panic; over 200 firefighters involved, no casualties reported

As the fire raged for several hours, panic struck the hospital and patients from the emergency department were asked to move to Safdarjung Hospital, said a source at AIIMS.

Delhi: ‘Massive’ fire at SBI building, no casualty

At least seven fire tenders and 30 firefighters were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused in under 30 minutes.


Delhi: Key files may be lost as fire guts several floors at DGHS office in Karkardooma

The blaze started around 1.50 pm and raged till early evening, as the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) attempted to douse it.

DGHS issues show-cause notice to healthcare facilities for not submitting fire safety certificates

In the notice, dated June 6, the DGHS had mentioned the sequence of letters issued by it to the facilities here, asking them to submit a valid copy of a fire safety clearance certificate, and also mentioned the one received by the Directorate from the Delhi Fire Services.

After seven years, Delhi fire department to get 500 new recruits

With retirement age fast approaching for senior fire officers, the influx of new fire operators is expected to take the steam off fire stations in Shahdara, East Delhi and South East Delhi.

Building being renovated collapses

A fire official said they received information about the collapse at 5.30 pm, following which fire tenders and a rescue team were rushed to the spot. 


Hardlook: What ails Delhi fire services

Firefighters are dealing with this surge in calls even as the department grapples with shortage of manpower and infrastructure lacunae.

30 yrs on, govt looks to amend capital’s building bylaws

The idea to amend the existing 1983 building by-laws came up in 2012.

Fire threat looms large over RML Hospital

The hospital has not been able to 'correct' 16 fire-prone areas inside its premises.

Soon,fire safety officers for each govt hospital

Delhi government hospitals have been found to be lacking in a basic rule introduced in the fire safety guidelines in 2010 — appointment of a fire safety officer.