Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Fire accidents


Pune: Funeral pyre fire flares up, 11 hurt

May 01, 2022 11:54 am

Around 7 pm, while one of his relatives was pouring fuel for lighting the cremation pyre, he ended up pouring too much.

Fire burns down 32 shanties in Fatehpur

April 28, 2022 2:03 am

The sleeping residents managed to get away in time and called the fire department.

Andhra Pradesh: Power failure caused Eluru factory fire, says Human Rights Forum

April 17, 2022 2:54 pm

The HRF has asked the government to shut down Porus Laboratories permanently after conducting an investigation.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out on Bigg Boss set

February 14, 2022 1:17 am

Four fire engines were rushed to the spot. No injuries have been reported  in the incident.

Punjab: Dumping site consumed 18.25 lakh litres water in 2021 to douse fires

February 14, 2022 12:35 am

According to the details provided by the department to Sharma, in the last five years, from 2016 to 2021, about 40 lakh litres of water was used all together to douse the flames at various times.

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.