The agencies in charge of monitoring the Lower Parel restaurants and the hospital inside the MIDC area in Marol may be different, but firemen and residents alike agree that despite the outrage after the Kamala Mills fire, disregard for rules continues.
While the fire was extinguished by 7.40 pm after a five-hour operation on Sunday, rescue operation continued till 6 am on Monday. The bodies were recovered from the debris after a 10-hour search by the Mumbai Fire Brigade early Monday.
"Four fire tenders were pressed into service and the fire was soon brought under control. Preliminary investigation revealed that the fire may have originated from a short circuit,” a fire brigade official said.
The National Building Corporation had awarded a contract to Supreme Constructions in 2009 to repair and modernise the hospital, which was built in 1977. But, since 2009, the firm has only finished 50 per cent of the work, alleged CITU vice-president.
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.
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.
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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.
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.