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Fire breaks out at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral

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.

Gurgaon: Two killed, four injured in fire at godown

According to officials from the fire department, they received a call at 9.45 am. Four fire tenders – 3 from the sector 37 fire station and 1 from Bhim Nagar – were rushed to the spot.


Ahmedabad MC chief issues notice to fire officer for Monday’s blaze

Speaking to The Indian Express, MC Commissioner Nehra said that the showcause notice was not served only based on Monday’s fire incident in which three persons were hospitalised, but “we are trying to address systemic issues in the fire department”.

Ahmedabad: Multi-storey building catches fire, over 100 rescued, three in hospital

According to the chief fire officer, the cable duct, that runs from basement to top floor caught fire. The emergency services were alerted at 4.15 pm and it took nearly 40 minutes to rescue all.

Fire breaks out at swanky south Mumbai building, no casualties

Fire fighting system defunct, owner to get notice

One dead in fire at Narela shoe factory

The workers were sleeping inside the factory when the blaze broke out, said police.


Plea demands crackdown on illegal hotels, halls: Delhi HC seeks response

The PIL claimed that wedding halls are running without safety norms and are a threat to the lives of people attending events there.

Delhi: Fresh arrest in Karol Bagh hotel blaze

This is the fourth arrest in the case. Earlier, the hotel’s general manager and assistant manager were arrested.

Lucknow: Fire breaks out at mosque in Rampur, probe begins

Several people from the village and neighbouring areas staged a protest. They demanded action against culprits who allegedly set the place on fire.

Germany: Five people killed in house fire

A technical defect or negligence are suspected as possible causes. There was no immediate information on the identity of the victims of the fire in Lambrecht, a small town near Kaiserslautern. Authorities ordered an autopsy.

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Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral ablaze, part of spire collapses

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

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


Fire breaks out at Colaba Causeway in Mumbai

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

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

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

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

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

Today in pics: Fire in Mumbai's commercial building

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

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.

Fire breaks out in Jammu hotel

Four persons were killed and 11 injured when a fire broke out in a hotel in Jammu.

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Mumbai fire doused

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

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

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

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

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

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.