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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: Massive fire breaks out in GST Bhavan, everyone evacuated, no one injured

February 18, 2020 1:51 am

According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, around 12.30 pm the fire started on the ninth floor of GST Bhavan and spread to the eighth and tenth floors. As there was a lot of woodwork and papers strewn around, the ninth floor was completely gutted.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at highrise in Malabar Hill

February 06, 2020 12:39 am

Two fire engines were pressed into service after the blaze broke out in Mumbai's Malabar Hill. Among the eight persons rescued, three are females and five males.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at building in Vile Parle, eight fire tenders at spot

December 22, 2019 10:09 pm

Mumbai Vile Parle fire: The blaze has been confined to the 7th and 8th floor of the 13-floor building. Fire fighting and rescue operations are on.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at building opposite YRF studio, around 50 people rescued

October 14, 2019 5:28 pm

"The fire has spread through the duct to the top floors. There is no space for the fire brigade officials to enter. The area is congested," Akhram Shaikh, a local, said.

Mumbai: Six, including four minors, injured in fire in Wadala building

October 10, 2019 9:00 am

The fire was allegedly caused by a spark in a high-tension wire over the building.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at timber yard in Byculla, no casualty

August 28, 2019 9:13 am

The fire fighting and rescue operations are on and so far there are no reports of casualties or injuries, he said, adding police personnel and authorities have reached the spot.

Mumbai: Fire in four-storey building, no injuries

August 04, 2019 9:14 am

The fire started in the electric wiring and spread to the stationary articles, furniture, leather purses and other storage boxes kept in the loft.

Major fire in Mumbai's 9-storey MTNL building, 84 rescued

July 23, 2019 1:59 am

It took Mumbai Fire Brigade officials three hours to rescue 84 people, mostly employees of the government-run telecom service, after the fire broke out on the second floor of the building.


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

December 29, 2018 10:51 am

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

October 30, 2018 7:05 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.