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Bombay fire: Civic body denied nod to hospital thrice in 10 yrs; granted due to Covid

March 28, 2021 8:59 am

The proposals were rejected in view of the violations noticed by the BMC in Dreams Malls, where the hospital was to be set up on the third floor.

Mumbai hospital blaze: Elderly couple drag themselves out, get hospital bed after 4 hrs

March 27, 2021 4:13 pm

The couple, both Covid-19 positive, were admitted to Sunrise hospital at 6 pm on Thursday, and were in a private room.

Mumbai mall, which housed ill-fated hospital, had failed fire safety norms

March 26, 2021 5:26 pm

As per the provision of Maharashtra Fire Safety and Life Measures Act, the mall was given 120 days of stipulated time to comply with the norms. However, the mall authorities did not submit a compliance report, said a senior fire brigade official.

After 56 hours, blaze at Mumbai's City Centre mall finally put out

October 26, 2020 8:12 am

According to the preliminary investigation, the fire brigade found that water sprinklers were installed in the mall. However, it is unclear if the fire-fighting equipment was adequate and functional at the time the fire broke out.

88 fire engines, tankers battle blaze at central Mumbai mall

October 24, 2020 9:25 am

A disaster management official said, “There are many mobile accessories shops in the mall. It houses highly inflammable materials including lithium batteries, plastic, printers, AC ducts, that is further fuelling the fire,”

Mumbai: One week on, civic body probe into Apex Hospital fire yet to begin

October 20, 2020 8:46 am

The fire broke out in a generator set at Apex Hospital on October 12 evening, the day Mumbai faced a massive power outage. Two patients had died within hours of being transferred from the Apex Hospital.

24 hours on, firefighting operations continue in south Mumbai; 2 injured

October 06, 2020 9:46 am

A 35-year-old station officer, DD Patil, was injured during the operation and was admitted to JJ hospital due to suffocation. Patil was discharged on Monday afternoon.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Raghuvanshi mill compound in Lower Parel

June 25, 2020 1:56 pm

Earlier in the morning, a fire broke out at the office of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait at Nariman Point in South Mumbai. There was no report of any casualty.

GST Bhavan fire: Cannot inspect govt buildings, says Fire Brigade

February 19, 2020 3:28 am

“For government buildings, the fire safety Act does not apply. There is no provision to give fire safety certificates to such buildings,” Chief Fire Officer P S Rahangdale said before the BMC’s standing committee.

Mumbai: Year-old audit report had found floors gutted in fire ‘structurally hazardous’

February 18, 2020 1:51 am

The report, submitted by engineers from the Veer Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), last year had advised the immediate removal of the building’s top two floors - the ninth and the tenth floors - that were added about a decade-and-a-half ago.


Mumbai: Level-4 fire breaks out at GST Bhavan, no casualties reported

February 18, 2020 7:46 am

The building was earlier known as the Sales Tax Bhavan. But, since the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, it is now called the GST Bhavan.

Fire breaks out at Beaumonde Towers in Mumbai's Worli area

June 13, 2018 6:34 pm

Actor Deepika Padukone who lives in the complex tweeted to say that she was not affected by the fire.

See photos of massive fire that broke out near Mumbai's Bandra Station

October 27, 2017 9:36 am

A fire broke out in Garib Nagar, Bandra East in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon. It was not immediately known what caused the fire. The area is inhabited by slum dwellers and the fire is spreading to nearby hutments.


Mumbai fire doused

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.

Over 60 houses gutted as massive fire breaks out in Bandra slum in Mumbai

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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.