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BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter
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BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter

The BMC said that it has alerted the Mumbai fire department after receiving complaints of a suspected gas leak from residents in Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli and Powai

Fire breaks out in 11-storey residential building in South Mumbai; no casualties reported, cooling operations underway
India

Fire breaks out in 11-storey residential building in South Mumbai; no casualties reported, cooling operations underway

A fire broke out at an apartment located in an eleven-story building on Nepeansea Road in south Mumbai early Tuesday morning, a fire official said.

Fire breaks out at Noida's ESI Hospital; at least six fire tenders deployed for fire-fighting, rescue operations
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Fire breaks out at Noida's ESI Hospital; at least six fire tenders deployed for fire-fighting, rescue operations

A fire broke out at the ESIC Hospital in Noida on Thursday morning, in which no injuries were reported

Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria
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Australia bushfires: Authorities steer massive evacuation drives; over 200 blazes reported in New South Wales, Victoria

Firefighters hosing down embers to secure nearby houses from bushfires near the town of Nowra in the Australian state of New South Wales

Australia deploys military, navy to evacuate thousands trapped along its east coast amid advancing bushfires; toll rises to 15
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Australia deploys military, navy to evacuate thousands trapped along its east coast amid advancing bushfires; toll rises to 15

Tens of thousands of holiday makers raced to evacuate popular seaside towns on Australia’s east coast on Wednesday, fleeing ahead of advancing bushfires, as military ships and helicopters planned missions to rescue thousands more trapped by the blazes

Kirari fire claims nine lives: Delhi govt announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those injured
India

Kirari fire claims nine lives: Delhi govt announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those injured

The Delhi government on Monday announced Rs 10 lakh compensation to the next of kin of those who died in a fire in Kirari area

Fire in Mumbai's Grant Road area: Fire fighter, 5 others suffer from suffocation after blaze reported in Aditya Arcade
India

Fire in Mumbai's Grant Road area: Fire fighter, 5 others suffer from suffocation after blaze reported in Aditya Arcade

The fire brigade got a call about the blaze in 'Aditya Arcade' building around 6 am following which its teams rushed to the spot

Gas leak in Mumbai's suburbs creates panic, complaints about unknown smell; seepage from Chembur's chemical plant contained, says BMC
India

Gas leak in Mumbai's suburbs creates panic, complaints about unknown smell; seepage from Chembur's chemical plant contained, says BMC

Gas leakage has been reported from several parts of Mumbai on Thursday, with citizens taking to social media to complain about a lingering smell in their localities

One dead, one injured in fire at residential building in Mumbai's Colaba; fourteen rescued from level-2 blaze
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One dead, one injured in fire at residential building in Mumbai's Colaba; fourteen rescued from level-2 blaze

Rescue operations are underway in Mumbai's Colaba, where a level 2 fire broke out on Sunday at Churchill Chamber building near Taj Palace hotel.

10 dead, 40 feared trapped after building collapses in Mumbai's Dongri; narrow lanes hinder rescue operations
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10 dead, 40 feared trapped after building collapses in Mumbai's Dongri; narrow lanes hinder rescue operations

Ten persons were killed after Kesarbai, a four-storey residential building collapsed in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area on Tuesday.

Heavy rains lash Valsad, Navsari in Gujarat; NDRF, fire brigade kept on standby as rivers swell up
India

Heavy rains lash Valsad, Navsari in Gujarat; NDRF, fire brigade kept on standby as rivers swell up

Heavy rain continued in many places in Valsad district in south Gujarat on Monday, with the IMD stating that these parts would continue to get heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next two days

Building collapse in Cambodia leaves 18 dead, 24 injured; rescuers struggle to reach workers trapped in debris of Chinese project
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Building collapse in Cambodia leaves 18 dead, 24 injured; rescuers struggle to reach workers trapped in debris of Chinese project

Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday

Surat fire: Tyres used as chairs, flexes aggravated blaze, distant location of fire tenders hampered operations, says official
India

Surat fire: Tyres used as chairs, flexes aggravated blaze, distant location of fire tenders hampered operations, says official

Presence of inflammable materials, including flex and tyres, and fire tenders stationed away from the spot contributed to the blaze in Surat and hampered the fire fighting operation

Mumbai's firemen prepared for all challenges, but more public awareness needed on fire safety, says CFO Prabhat Rahangdale
India

Mumbai's firemen prepared for all challenges, but more public awareness needed on fire safety, says CFO Prabhat Rahangdale

The data released by the Directorate of Maharashtra Fire Services reveals that the number of inspections done has gone up over the years. A new compliance circular was brought in place in August 2018 by the fire department post the Kamala Mills Fire tragedy on 29 December 2017.

Five dead, several injured as fire breaks out in residential highrise in Mumbai's Chembur; rescue ops underway
India

Five dead, several injured as fire breaks out in residential highrise in Mumbai's Chembur; rescue ops underway

Five people, including four women, were killed while several others including a fireman were injured after a major fire broke out in a 16-storey residential building in Chembur on Thursday evening.

Mumbai: Five, including two fire officials, die in Kalyan well; inhalation of toxic gas was the cause, say officials
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Mumbai: Five, including two fire officials, die in Kalyan well; inhalation of toxic gas was the cause, say officials

The firemen entered the well in Kalyan on Thursday afternoon after they were informed that three labourers got trapped inside it, a police official said.

Two-storey building collapses in Gujarat's Vadodara; one dead; six-month-old baby among four injured
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Two-storey building collapses in Gujarat's Vadodara; one dead; six-month-old baby among four injured

A man was killed and four members of his family, including a six-month-old baby, were injured after a two-storey building collapsed in Vadodara.

Massive fire breaks out at Jaipur banquet hall, five tenders rushed to the spot; no casualties reported
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Massive fire breaks out at Jaipur banquet hall, five tenders rushed to the spot; no casualties reported

A major fire broke out at a marriage hall in Rajasthan's Jaipur on Tuesday. No casualties were reported even as five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Fire breaks out in slum in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri area due to LPG leakage; 21 injured
India

Fire breaks out in slum in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri area due to LPG leakage; 21 injured

Four persons sustained severe injuries after fire broke out in a slum area in southeast Delhi's Sriniwaspuri on Sunday.

Rajkot: Three girls killed, 15 others injured after fire breaks out during religious event
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Rajkot: Three girls killed, 15 others injured after fire breaks out during religious event

Three teenage girls were killed and 15 others injured after a fire broke out during a religious event near Rajkot in Gujarat, an official said on Saturday.