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May 27, 2019
Surat blaze aftermath: Congress leader Paresh Dhanani calls for strict enforcement of fire safety normsDhanani demanded that the state government conduct a probe into the Surat fire tragedy, and said the Congress will raise the issue of fire safety during the monsoon session of the state Assembly.
Feb 17, 2019
Three back-to-back fires in Delhi a grim reminder of lack of focus on prevention, modernisationThe three back-to-back fires in Delhi may have had vastly different causes, but the country's unpreparedness has the same foundation — lack of funds to modernise the fire services and lack of political will to execute that modernisation.
Feb 08, 2019
Mumbai's firemen prepared for all challenges, but more public awareness needed on fire safety, says CFO Prabhat RahangdaleThe 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.
Jan 02, 2019
For fire-free Kumbh Mela, tent city administration in Allahabad gears up with firefighting bikes, hydrants and a hi-tech hospitalThe Kumbh Mela administration has a fleet of 55 Motorbike Fire Fighting System, which can reach the corners of the massive tent city faster than a fire tending vehicle.
Dec 27, 2018
Nearly a year after Kamala Mills fire, BMC finds gross illegalities, violations in compound premisesThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in its ongoing inspection of the Kamala Mills Compound premises, has found gross illegalities, including rampant floor space index (FSI) misuse, and amalgamation and alterations of balconies without permission in many units.
Dec 19, 2018
Hospital fires human-made disaster? India fails to learn lessons from past mistakes, most critical facilities ignore safety normsDespite thorough compliance laws in place, poor implementation ensures such incidents continue to recur at various government and private-run hospitals
Sep 18, 2018
Bagree Market fire: Cooling ops underway as Kolkata blaze comes under control after two days; FIR against building ownersThe massive fire at Kolkata's Bagree Market gutted at least 1,000 business establishments, causing huge losses to traders ahead of Durga Puja.
Aug 22, 2018
Ten-year-old girl saves 16 lives in fire at Mumbai’s Crystal Tower by creating air purifiers out of cottonZen Sadavarte, who was present inside the Mumbai building when the fire broke out, said that as soon as her family saw the smoke entering their house, she opened the windows and knocked on her neighbours' doors to alert them.
Apr 09, 2018
Five people, including two minors, killed in two separate fire incidents in DelhiFive people, including two minors, died in separate fire incidents in Delhi on Monday, taking the toll in such cases to eight over the past 72 hours.
Apr 09, 2018
SC asks Centre, Delhi govt not to make unauthorised construction and sealing a 'political' issueThe Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre, Delhi government and other authorities concerned not to make unauthorised construction and sealing of illegal structures in the national capital "political" issues.