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Thursday, January 27, 2022



Philadelphia apartment fire: death toll revised down to 12

January 06, 2022 10:22 am

🔴 Fire department officials said four smoke detectors were installed in the building and had last been inspected in 2020.

Two teenagers slide down pipe in narrow escape from fire, video goes viral

December 20, 2021 10:03 am

The fire, caused by lithium-ion batteries from an electric bike, killed a young man.

Two injured in blaze at Vile Parle mall, third major fire incident in Mumbai in a month

November 19, 2021 10:56 pm

The blaze had erupted on the first floor of the ground-plus-three-storey structure around 10 am, when many shops in the otherwise-crowded market had not opened for business.

Pune: Specially abled worker killed in fire at unit storing decorative items

November 15, 2021 7:21 am

The fire was reported at the storage facility located at Sadesatranali in Hadapsar area. The blaze was brought under control after three-hour long firefighting efforts.

Over 27 confiscated vehicles damaged in fire on Kheda police station premise

November 08, 2021 8:23 pm

Police-sub inspector in charge BM Mali said the FSL and electricity board are ascertaining the cause of the fire.

Fire leaves 46 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan

October 14, 2021 3:07 pm

The cause of the fire was unclear, but firefighters noted the flames burned most intensely where a lot of clutter had been piled up.

Bengaluru: 3 workers of chemical factory injured in boiler blast

September 25, 2021 8:23 am

Locals staged a demonstration in front of the factory and alleged that the unit is causing air pollution in the area.

Fire breaks out in CBI office in Delhi

September 17, 2021 5:33 pm

The blaze was doused at 2.30 pm and no one was injured in the incident, fire officials said. 

Pune: Fire at BigBasket’s storage facility in Bavdhan, none hurt

September 14, 2021 7:23 am

Fire officer Shivaji Memane said the facility suffered major damages, including a cash box being gutted.

Pune factory fire: Families of victims demand jobs, strict action

June 09, 2021 2:39 pm

Pune factory fire: Seventeen workers, including 15 women, were killed when a fire broke out at the sanitiser making unit of SVS Aqua in Pirangut on Monday.


Overnight building blaze in Taiwan kills 46, injures at least 41

October 14, 2021 8:18 pm

Many of the residents of the 40-year-old building were elderly and lived alone in apartments as small as 13 square meters, according to local media.

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral ablaze, part of spire collapses

April 16, 2019 11:15 am

Smoke could be seen billowing out from the top of the gothic cathedral, as flames lept out besides its two bell towers. The cathedral dates back to the 12th century and is famous for featuring in Victor Hugo's classic novel the Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

A day later, fire at Kolkata's Bagree Market yet to be contained

September 18, 2018 6:52 am

No casualty has been reported, but the operation has left two firefighters injured.

Fire breaks out at Colaba Causeway in Mumbai

June 02, 2016 6:16 pm

A fire broke out inside the four-storey Metro House located at Colaba Causeway, near Regal Cinema in Mumbai.

PM Narendra Modi visits site of Kerala temple fire that killed over 100 people

April 11, 2016 12:24 pm

Kerala Police on Monday detained five people who were involved in conducting the firework display after a huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning.

Make in India week: Fire brings down curtain on Maharashtra Night at Chowpatty

February 15, 2016 10:26 am

A fire broke out during the Maharashtra Night at Mumbai’s iconic Girgaum Chowpatty beach during Make in India week.

'Bandit Queen', 'Water': Movies who had to face bans or censor board's axe

November 20, 2015 9:00 am

Bandit Queen, Fire, Water, Amu, Unfreedom and many more movies have had to face the axe of Censor Board for some or the other reason, but these movies should be watched for the reality they carry. Directors like Shekhar Kapur, Deepa Mehta, Anurag Kashyap, Sonali Bose have taken up real subjects for their film, but unfortunately they could not proceed by showcasing their films for the public.

Fire breaks out in Connaught Place building

August 25, 2014 2:50 pm

A massive fire broke out in a building in Connaught Place area on Monday.

Today in pics: Fire in Mumbai's commercial building

July 18, 2014 2:18 pm

A major fire broke out on Friday in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai.

Everything you need to know about the new Amazon Fire

June 20, 2014 1:42 pm

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a 'Fire' smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells, while adding such touches as the ability to render images in 3-D.


Mumbai fire doused

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.

‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

This Barber Cuts Hair With Fire

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A 21 year old savvy hairdresser Mohammed Faizan has a unique technique of cutting hair. He uses a candle instead of scissors at his salon. This unusual technique has earned him clients from not just India but from all over the world.

Over 60 houses gutted as massive fire breaks out in Bandra slum in Mumbai

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

A massive fire broke out in a slum opposite the Bandra Fire Station in Mumbai, gutting at least 60 houses on Tuesday. No casualties were reported, but two women and two children were admitted to a hospital after they fainted due to shock.

Kolkata medical college fire under control

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

An early morning fire at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital has been brought under control. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot and at least 250 people evacuated. But no casualties have been reported.

Massive fire breaks in Kolkata's Bagri market

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's Bagri market, a hub of retail and wholesale shops. Over 30 fire engines have been trying to douse the fire.