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Mumbai Fire Brigade


BMC issues tender for five fire bikes

December 29, 2020 3:34 am

The fire- bike concept was introduced after the 2016 Kalbadevi fire to navigate congested areas and reduce response time.

Mumbai Fire Brigade revises SOP, introduces ‘STOP’ level category for minor emergency

December 11, 2020 3:38 am

The fire brigade has introduced one more level, defining the seriousness of the fire incident, which will be categorised as ‘STOP’ and called minor emergency call under the ease of resource management and simplification of the existing SOP.

Mumbai: Fire official commits suicide, family says was pressured by seniors

October 02, 2019 5:27 am

“Shinde was a sub-fire officer at Kharghar fire station. He committed suicide Monday night by hanging himself from a beam in the ceiling of an empty room,” an officer from Kharghar police said.

Mumbai MTNL building blaze: How a robot came to aid of the fire brigade

July 22, 2019 8:26 pm

The robot can be remote controlled and is fitted with a thermal imaging camera to identify the number of people trapped and assist in zero visibility conditions.

ESIC hospital fire: Hospital had no permission to store 20 LPG cylinders claims fire brigade report

January 08, 2019 1:28 am

The fire brigade has recommended the CEO of MIDC to verify necessary documents of the ESIC hospital pertaining to the authenticity, occupation of the structure and trade activities.

Maharashtra: Post training, residents offer a helping hand to firefighters

November 25, 2018 3:30 am

A brainchild of the BMC, the objective is to train local residents in firefighting to create a prompt response mechanism.

Kamala Mills fire: Fire officers threaten to quit, BMC frowns

January 24, 2018 3:37 am

After fire officer Patil was arrested on January 20 along with two others for the fire at the two upscale restaurants at Kamala Mills compound that killed 14 people on December 29, the members of the Mumbai Fire Brigade Officers Association (FBOA) had reportedly threatened to resign on Monday.

Charred body of 20-year-old found; Mumbai fire department seeks shoot records of TV show

January 08, 2018 2:28 am

After the fire broke out, over 150 people were evacuated. However, no casualty was reported at the time. The fire brigade found the body of Gopi Surajkumar Verma Sunday morning.

Mumbai Marol fire: Fire station 750 m away, engines took 25 minutes, say residents

January 05, 2018 1:41 am

Marol fire station is the suburban headquarters of the Mumbai fire brigade. It has two fire engines and one jumbo water tanker apart from one rescue van and a light van.

Mumbai fire: Residents say firemen were confused, they had neither gloves nor masks

June 08, 2015 3:40 am

Three flats gutted on 14th floor, fire started possibly due to an air-conditioning system malfunctioning