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Delhi: Two die cleaning tank without safety gear

October 20, 2020 7:00 am

A case under sections of The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, and IPC sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 337 (causing hurt by endangering life) has been registered at Adarsh Nagar police station.

Delhi Fire Services revokes suspension of The Park hotel licence

February 20, 2020 10:35 am

DFS director Atul Garg said, “We had noticed shortcomings in the fire safety measures and suspended the licence asking them to comply by February 18. They have now complied with the measures.”

Delhi: Fire at transport dept office, no casualty

January 21, 2020 2:04 am

The Delhi Fire Services rushed eight fire tenders to the spot, as the fire spread to a few rooms on the first floor.

Delhi factory fire: Why firemen go in blind - Calls that give half the information

January 04, 2020 6:16 am

“The message we need to spread is that the public shouldn’t be scared of us while reporting a fire. Whether the structure is legal or not isn’t our priority. Our job is to save lives,” said Delhi Fire Services (DFS) director Atul Garg.

Delhi fireman death: Brother-in-law wanted to rush in, was stopped

January 04, 2020 5:13 am

“My husband survived because his seniors stopped him from entering. I wish someone would have stopped my brother as well,” Pawar’s wife Monika said.

Six firemen died during rescue operations since 2016: DFS

January 02, 2020 9:27 pm

The year 2020 began on a tragic note for the Delhi Fire Service as they lost its fireman 28-year-old Amit Kumar Balyan, who was buried under the debris for almost six hours before being rescued and rushed to a hospital where he died.

Fire in East Delhi building, 40 rescued

December 27, 2019 4:17 am

“When we reached the building, the ground floor was gutted and the smoke had spread to the first and the second floor. There were around 10-12 people standing on the rooftop screaming for help and a few locals were throwing water inside the building,” said a firefighter.

More than 22,000 incidents of fire in Delhi this year: Data

December 27, 2019 8:13 am

The data also states that South West Delhi, North West Delhi, Dwarka and Rohini saw a higher number of incidents of fire. Areas such as Rohini, Janakpuri and Nehru Place have recorded more than 1,000 incidents each in 2019.

Delhi: Another fire at Anaj Mandi building where 43 people were killed on Sunday

December 09, 2019 10:26 am

Two fire tenders rushed to the spot at Anaj Mandi after the department received a call about the fire at about 7.50 am. Some material stacked inside the building caught fire. However, the situation was brought under control within 20 minutes, officials said.

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

August 18, 2019 2:13 am

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.