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Seven killed after fiery crash, fuel spill on Florida highway

The wreck happened on Interstate 75 about a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of Alachua, near Gainesville. The flames were fed by about 50 gallons (189 liters) of diesel, authorities said.

Man sets teenage daughter ablaze over 'phone addiction'; held

The 16-year-old victim suffered 70 per cent burn injuries in the incident and is currently undergoing treatment at JJ Hospital, a police official said.


Bihar: Fire in Muzaffarpur snacks factory; three dead, seven feared trapped

Seven more people are feared to be trapped inside the factory located in Chaknooran area. Fire-fighting operations are underway.

Mumbai: 16 firefighters suffocate in Worli's Sadhana House fire

The Mumbai Fire Department, which has rushed 14 fire engines to the site to douse the flames, has declared it a Level IV fire incident.

Ahmedabad: Fire at ISRO, no casualty reported

Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

Mumbai: 60-year-old woman dies, four injured in cylinder blast

Four members of the family, including a 12-year-old boy, which was living in the house where the blast occurred, suffered severe burns and are critical.


Mumbai: Municipal action against fire safety violations crawls

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.

Four labourers die in fire at cloth factory in Mumbai

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.

20 shanties gutted in fire at Kolkata slum, none hurt

"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.

Mumbai ESIC hospital fire: CITU wants ministers to be booked

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.

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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.

Fire breaks out in Surat commercial tower

A fire broke out in a commercial building in Surat on Thursday (May 29).

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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.