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Fire and safety department officials at the Brahmapuram waste treatment plant in Kerala

Brahmapuram Waste Plant Fire: Congress Blames CPI(M); Protest Turns Violent In Kochi

The scuffle between the police and the protesters began when the opposition members blocked the vehicle of Mayor M Anil Kumar, who reached the corporation office to convene a council meeting.

14 March 2023

Goa CM Pramod Sawant.(File photo)

Goa CM Chairs Disaster Management Meeting As Fires Continue Inside Wildlife Sanctuary

The inferno inside the sanctuary in North Goa district started four days ago with Fire and Emergency Services and forest department personnel so far failing to control the blaze which continued to spread to more areas.

08 March 2023

Remains after a building collapsed. (Representative image)

Three-storey Building Collapses In North Delhi After Fire Breaks Out

The fire department sent at least 18 trucks to control the blaze.

01 March 2023

Fire in Mumbai's Film City

Fire Breaks Out On TV Serial Set in Mumbai's Film City

According to a BMC official, the fire started on the ground floor, in an area of 2,000 square feet in Goregaon Film City in Mumbai.

10 March 2023

A massive fire erupted at a crammed camp for Rohingya Muslims

Massive Fire At Rohingya Camp In Bangladesh Leaves 12,000 Refugees Homeless

More than 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar over several decades, including about 740,000 who crossed the border starting in August 2017, when the Myanmar military launched a brutal crackdown

06 March 2023

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Delhi: Woman Set On Fire By Live-in Partner Of Six Years, Succumbs To Injuries

The deceased was identified as a resident of Balbir Vihar in northwest Delhi and worked as a labourer in a footwear factory. Initially, she was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital and then to AIIMS Trauma Centre for further...

21 February 2023

Brahmapuram Waste Plant Fire: Residents Urged To Stay Indoors

Brahmapuram Waste Plant Fire: Residents Urged To Stay Indoors

Smoke emanating from a waste plant fire in Brahmapuram and its suburbs has caused the air quality in these areas to deteriorate at an alarming rate, prompting the Kerala government to ask residents to remain indoors and...

09 March 2023

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Over 200 Shops Destroyed After Massive Fire Engulfs Bazaar In Assam's Jorhat District

The blaze that broke out late on Thursday evening at Chowk Bazaar has mostly been brought under control. However, firefighters are still struggling to douse pockets of flame spread across the market in the heart of Jorhat. 

17 February 2023

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15 February 2023
45 Godowns In Thane Destroyed In Fire; No Casualty

45 Godowns In Thane Destroyed In Fire; No Casualty

Around 10 fire engines from Thane, Navi Mumbai and other areas were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused by about 8.30 am on Wednesday, CIDCO fire...


03 February 2023
Jharkhand HC Directs State-Wide Fire Safety Audit Of All Buildings

Jharkhand HC Directs State-Wide Fire Safety Audit Of All Buildings

The high court on Wednesday took suo motu cognisance of the Dhanbad highrise fire, in which 14 people were charred to death and 18 others were injured.


01 February 2023
 Jharkhand: 14 Dead As Massive Fire Breaks Out In Multi-storey Building In Dhanbad

 Jharkhand: 14 Dead As Massive Fire Breaks Out In Multi-storey Building In Dhanbad

According to a senior police officer, the fatalities include 10 women and three children. Dhanbad Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Singh said the district...


28 January 2023
Jharkhand: 2 Doctors Among 5 Killed In Dhanbad Nursing Home Fire

Jharkhand: 2 Doctors Among 5 Killed In Dhanbad Nursing Home Fire

A fire broke out at the store room of the nursing home-cum-private house in Bank More area of Dhanbad, around 170 km from Ranchi, around 2 am.


27 January 2023
Mumbai: Fire In High-rise Doused After More Than Seven Hours In Dadar; No Casualty So Far

Mumbai: Fire In High-rise Doused After More Than Seven Hours In Dadar; No Casualty So Far

According to the officials, the blaze had erupted inside a closed flat on the 42nd floor of the 44-storey R A Residency building located opposite the Mumbai...


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22 January 2023
Charred Remains Of Person Found In Fire-Ravaged Building In Hyderabad

Charred Remains Of Person Found In Fire-Ravaged Building In Hyderabad

The bones of the unidentified person were sent to state-run Gandhi Hospital here on Saturday for conducting a post-mortem examination to know the cause of...


02 January 2023
Nashik Chemical Unit Fire Yet To Be Doused Even After 24 Hours

Nashik Chemical Unit Fire Yet To Be Doused Even After 24 Hours

The massive fire in Jindal Poly Films Pvt Ltd at Mundhegaon situated alongside Nashik-Mumbai national highway in Igatpuri taluka on Sunday morning was...


02 January 2023
DCW Notice To Delhi Police Over Death Of 2 Women In Old Age Home Fire

DCW Notice To Delhi Police Over Death Of 2 Women In Old Age Home Fire

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Sunday issued a notice to the city police in connection with the death of two women in a fire at an old age nursing home


01 January 2023
Fire At Old Age Home In GK-II, 2 Women Killed

Fire At Old Age Home In GK-II, 2 Women Killed

Five fire tenders and a few ambulances were rushed to the spot, and the fire was brought under control by 6.50 am, the fire department said. According to...


30 December 2022
Cambodia: Death Toll Rises To 25 In Hotel Casino Fire Incident; Search Operation Continues

Cambodia: Death Toll Rises To 25 In Hotel Casino Fire Incident; Search Operation Continues

By Friday morning, 25 bodies had been recovered from the site, according to Sek Sokhom, head of Banteay Meanchey province's information department. He said six...


29 December 2022
Gujarat: 15 E-Rickshaws Gutted In Fire Near Statue Of Unity

Gujarat: 15 E-Rickshaws Gutted In Fire Near Statue Of Unity

During early hours of Thursday, 15 auto-rickshaws parked at a charging station near Kevadia village caught fire due to unknown reasons. The autos were parked...


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29 December 2022
Cambodia: Fire At Hotel Casino On Border Kills At Least 10; Rescue Operation Underway

Cambodia: Fire At Hotel Casino On Border Kills At Least 10; Rescue Operation Underway

Videos posted on social media showed people apparently jumping from windows after they were trapped by the fire at the Grand Diamond City Casino and Hotel in...


28 December 2022
Fire Erupts In 20 Shops In Mumbai; None Hurt

Fire Erupts In 20 Shops In Mumbai; None Hurt

A fire broke out in around 20 shops where scrap material and vehicle spare parts were kept in Kurla area of Mumbai on Wednesday, a civic official said.


28 December 2022
Fire In Chemical Tanker On Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway; No Casualty, Traffic Affected

Fire In Chemical Tanker On Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway; No Casualty, Traffic Affected

A chemical-laden tanker caught fire on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Maharashtra's Palghar district


24 December 2022
Russia: Atleast 20 Killed In Fire At Nursing Home In Kemerovo

Russia: Atleast 20 Killed In Fire At Nursing Home In Kemerovo

The cause was not immediately determined but news reports said the building was heated by stoves.


24 December 2022
Massive Fire Breaks Out At West Delhi's DDA Lal Market; No Casualties Reported So Far

Massive Fire Breaks Out At West Delhi's DDA Lal Market; No Casualties Reported So Far

According to the officials, a call regarding a fire incident was received at around 5.50 am, following which 18 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.


16 December 2022
Two Civilians Killed As Army Sentry Opens Fire In J-K's Rajouri

Two Civilians Killed As Army Sentry Opens Fire In J-K's Rajouri

The cause of the firing is not yet known, they said, adding that the situation in the area is tense and some agitated people pelted stones at the camp.


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