March 01, 2019 2:50 am
The probe was conducted by Additional Municipal Commissioner Vijay Singhal. The first part of the report, submitted in November, had found nine officials guilty.
December 28, 2018 12:55 am
Sarbajit’s body was found in a washroom with that of a guest an hour-and-a-half after the fire broke out in the wee hours on December 29.
December 28, 2018 12:37 am
A source in BMC said the fire brigade issued a showcause notice to the contractor two weeks ago, demanding that the work be completed by December 26.
December 27, 2018 1:22 am
Fires in a highrise building or in an area surrounded by highrises often involve these ‘dark spots’ for radio signals, something that all firemen in Mumbai are worried about.
December 26, 2018 2:56 am
In the last three years, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has inspected only 6,142 buildings in Mumbai, issuing notices for violations to 3,026. Of these, only 36 cases have been taken up for prosecution under the Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act, 2006.
September 13, 2018 7:39 am
Kamala Mills fire: In addition, the committee has also recommended a full-fledged departmental inquiry against officers of the state industries and excise departments.
June 29, 2018 1:11 am
Justice A S Gadkari took note of the argument of Patil's lawyer's that though he had granted the fire-safety certificate to "1Above", one of the two restaurants, he could not have known that the owners would later carry out structural changes on the premises, in violation of fire safety norms.
May 20, 2018 3:41 am
The owners were arrested after a BMC report stated that they were negligent about structural changes that led to customers at the bars being unable to escape when the fire broke out.
May 17, 2018 3:27 am
Police said owners of Kamala Mills Compound were arrested after a BMC report said they were negligent about structural changes that led to the patrons in the bars being unable to escape when a fire broke out at 1Above and Mojo’s Bistro on December 29 last year.
April 28, 2018 4:23 am
On December 29 last year, a fire broke out at restro-bar Mojo’s Bristo and spread to the adjoining 1 Above. The inquiry concluded that flying embers from a coal stove used to illegally serve hookahs at Mojo’s Bistro led to the blaze.
December 29, 2017 12:35 pm
Four fire engines and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and trying to douse the fire.