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Delhi: Fire chief says lapse by The Park hotel, will carry out inspection soon

February 16, 2020 2:29 am

A fire station is located barely a kilometre away from the hotel and as soon a call was made, at least 30 firefighters rushed there — only to find a cleaned up basement. The hotel authorities claimed the fire was caused by a short-circuit.

Delhi: Nine Norwegian nationals injured in fire at The Park

February 16, 2020 11:36 am

A case under sections 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire) and 337 (causing hurt) of the IPC has been registered against the hotel, said Additional DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav.

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.

Peeragarhi fire case transferred to Crime Branch: Police

January 02, 2020 4:34 pm

A battery factory collapsed in northwest Delhi following an explosion due to a fire that broke out early in the morning, officials said.

Delhi: 3 women killed, 4 injured as fire breaks out at residential building in Shalimar Bagh

December 14, 2019 10:27 pm

The fire started from the ground floor kitchen. According to the fire department officials, the ground floor flat was locked. The injured have been admitted at Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh.

Delhi: Licencing officer noticed issues days before Anaj Mandi blaze

December 12, 2019 9:32 pm

Officials said Anaj Mandi is a mixed land use area, where retail shops are allowed to operate along with household industries. In Delhi, around 110 domestic industries are allowed to operate from houses.

Anaj Mandi fire: At same building, minor fire broke out six months ago

December 12, 2019 9:17 am

During questioning, Furkan told police that he worked as caretaker of the building and that around six months ago, a minor fire had broken out in one of the rooms that belonged to Imran.

Delhi: ‘90% of child labourers work in factories like the one that caught fire in Anaj Mandi’

December 11, 2019 2:13 am

Of the 43 lives lost in the blaze at Old Delhi’s Anaj Mandi, at least five were minors. The building in which the fire took place — and many others in the locality — housed illegal manufacturing units operating at different floors, despite the area being notified as a residential one.

Anaj Mandi fire: With bodies piling up, mortuary saw 17 autopsies in a single day

December 11, 2019 2:07 am

By Tuesday evening, three faculty members, eight resident doctors, two technicians, two attendants and two sanitation workers had witnessed the post-mortem of 31 of the 34 bodies brought to the hospital’s mortuary.

Anaj Mandi fire: ‘Workers red-flagged sparking in meter’

December 11, 2019 1:57 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the property was purchased by prime accused Mohammed Rehan’s father and father-in-law in 2004, when it was only three storeys tall. Rehan allegedly constructed two more floors without laying a lintel.


Delhi: 43 killed in early morning fire at Anaj Mandi

December 09, 2019 6:55 am

Delhi fire: At least 50 people have been rescued so far. The fire, which erupted due to a short-circuit, has been doused and rescue efforts are underway.

Massive fire breaks out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Delhi's Karol Bagh

February 14, 2019 6:54 am

At least 25 fire tenders responded to a call at 4.30 am Tuesday morning to conduct rescue operations