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Friday, January 28, 2022

Fire accidents


Six killed in Mumbai highrise fire, 16 injured

January 23, 2022 1:23 am

🔴 Fire department sources said the fire appeared to have started in the electricity duct on the first floor due to a short-circuit, around 7-7.15 am. As the smoke from the duct travelled upward, the top three floors were worst affected.

Surat: Probe on into fire incident in bus

January 19, 2022 11:36 pm

🔴 The incident happened when a private luxury bus of Rajdhani travels caught fire at Hirabaug circle in Varachha.

32 shanties gutted after fire broke out at Rohingya camp in Nuh

December 16, 2021 12:15 am

🔴 The fire station in-charge of Nuh, Sahoon, said, “Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was controlled within two hours. Prima facie, a short circuit of a wire in shanties is suspected to be the cause, but it is subject to investigation.”

Mumbai: High-rise society gets notice for not maintaining fire-fighting system

November 09, 2021 8:22 am

A notice was issued to the society under Section 3 of the Maharashtra Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act, 2006. As per section 3 (1), it is mandatory for every owner or occupier as the case may be to provide fire prevention and life safety measures in the building or part of the building.

Ahmednagar hospital fire: Tope clean chit to own dept, hints safety work delayed by PWD

November 08, 2021 9:31 am

Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that at a meeting held by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, he had sought Rs 217 crore to set up fire-fighting systems in the 550-odd government-run hospitals in the state, and demanded that each hospital have a fire officer and a dedicated fire team.

Ahmednagar fire: In 2020, SC directed monthly fire safety audits for all Covid hospitals

November 07, 2021 3:00 am

The top court had also asked medical facilities to obtain safety clearances from the fire department, if they didn’t have the No Objection Certificates (NOC) issued already.

Coming soon: Mandatory uploading of fire audit on mobile app for buildings

October 29, 2021 8:52 am

Every building in the city will be given a unique identification number for data compilation.

Civic body to approach PWD for regular electrical audit of buildings

October 28, 2021 6:29 am

The BMC on Wednesday said that about 70% of fire incidents have been reported due to short circuits and currently there is no law, which mandates electrical audit of the buildings.

Lakhnaur Furniture market fire: Shopkeepers asked to submit affidavit to leave place at short notice

October 26, 2018 7:55 am

As many as 19 shops were destroyed in the fire. Though nobody was injured, the shopkeepers claimed to have suffered a loss of nearly Rs 10 crore.

Notices from GMADA, fire service fail to move shopkeepers from furniture market

October 23, 2018 7:04 am

Investigation yet to begin but shopowners start building temporary sheds at Lakhnaur