Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

Mumbai Fire Brigade


Fire in Dadar highrise | Internal fire-fighting system inoperative: Fire brigade

January 29, 2023 2:06 pm

The fire brigade will now issue a notice to the owner or occupier of the building for the non-operational fire fighting system.

‘New buildings over 70 metres must have fire evacuation lifts to get NOC from fire brigade’

November 23, 2022 6:16 pm

‘Primary focus is to strengthen the manpower, filling 910 vacant posts of firemen top priority’

Changing City: How firefighting is adapting to Mumbai's urban challenges

October 26, 2022 3:10 pm

The Mumbai fire brigade is armed with articulate water tower that can stretch out horizontally and vertically to douse fire in highrises as well as slums, especially in congested areas.

Of all calls to Mumbai Fire Brigade, only 30% report fire

October 23, 2022 4:19 pm

In 2022, Mumbai reported a total of 1996 fire calls, of which one was a level 4 call (major fire), one a level 3 call (medium fire), 12 level 2 calls (also medium fire), and 26 level 1 calls (small fires).

Fire at Chembur building likely to have electric origins: Mumbai Fire Brigade

October 18, 2022 6:59 pm

The Fire Brigade said its investigations revealed that an electric cable in the duct was chipped and the wires inside were exposed.

Blaze in New Tilak Nagar highrise: Fire Brigade to send notice to society over non-functional firefighting system

October 11, 2022 5:13 pm

The fire brigade had rescued 33 residents trapped in the building during firefighting operations. While this was a level 2 fire (medium intensity), the entire 13-storey building was engulfed in smoke, fire brigade officials said.

Fire brigade to procure portable systems to fight high-rise blazes

August 29, 2022 7:34 am

To act as a stop-gap measure until traditional firefighting system is set up

In a first, Mumbai Fire Brigade promotes two women staffers as station officers

August 12, 2022 9:03 am

There are a total of 127 women personnel in the Mumbai Fire Brigade.

Blaze at Mumbai airport's cargo complex doused

May 30, 2022 9:49 pm

The Mumbai Fire Brigade and the fire services department of the Mumbai airport quickly responded to the emergency and doused the blaze.

Mumbai Fire Brigade set to recruit 900 firefighters

March 23, 2022 4:05 pm

Sources said that the fire brigade has received over 1,000 applications for the posts. Eligible candidates will go through a selection process, including a written examination.