Delhi Fire Services: News

28 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Fire breaks out at eye hospital in Delhi, no injuries

A fire erupted on the second floor of the Eye Mantra Hospital, a private eye clinic situated in West Delhi's Paschim Vihar area, on Tuesday.

26 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi hospital owner arrested after 7 newborns killed in fire

Dr. Naveen Khichi, owner of Baby Care New Born Hospital in Delhi, was arrested on Sunday following a massive fire on Saturday night at the hospital, which killed seven newborns.

26 May 2024


Delhi: 7 babies killed in fire at children's hospital 

Seven newborns were killed and several injured after a massive fire broke out at the Baby Care New Born Hospital in Delhi's Vivek Vihar area on Saturday night.

11 Sep 2021


Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

The Delhi Fire Services on Saturday rescued 40 passengers of a private bus that was trapped at a waterlogged underpass in Delhi following heavy rains on Saturday morning, officials said.

12 Jul 2021

Fire Brigade

Fire breaks out at Tikri Kalan area; no casualty reported

It took over 10 hours for more than 200 fire-fighters to douse the blaze at an open godown in the PVC market in the Tikri Kalan area where a major fire broke out on Sunday night, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) officials said.

21 Jun 2021

Delhi Police

Major fire at a Delhi shoe factory, 6 feared missing

A major fire broke out at a shoe factory in Peeragarhi Udyog Nagar in Outer Delhi this morning, reports said, adding at least six people who worked there are feared missing.

06 Apr 2021


Delhi: Part of under-construction bridge collapses, 1 died

A 50-year-old man was killed after a concrete and iron beam of a railway bridge under construction in West Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area fell on four parked trucks this morning.

17 Aug 2020


Fire breaks out at Parliament building, seven tenders at spot

On Monday, a fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Parliament Annexe Building in Delhi, after which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, multiple reports said.

19 Jul 2020


2 dead, water-logging in Delhi-NCR due to heavy rain

Two persons were reported dead on Sunday as heavy rain flooded key regions of Delhi and surroundings areas.

23 Dec 2019


Delhi: 9 dead after fire breaks out at cloth warehouse

Nine people died and ten others were injured after a cloth warehouse in Delhi's Kirari area caught fire on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.

08 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

Anaj Mandi: Five tragic fire accidents in Delhi-NCR this year

On Sunday morning, 43 people lost their lives in a tragic blaze that erupted at a factory on Rani Jhansi road in Delhi's Anaj Mandi area.

11 Jan 2019

Fire Brigade

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Kirti Nagar, no casualty reported

A fire broke out in a three-storey building in a furniture market in west Delhi's Kirti Nagar in the early hours today.

7 dead as LPG blast triggers building collapse in West-Delhi

Seven people were killed after an LPG cylinder blast triggered a collapse bringing a portion of a building down in West Delhi's Sudarshan Park.

Diwali triggers fire: Authorities get 300 calls; two children killed

Authorities responded to over 300 calls about fire-incidents, triggered by firecrackers and LPG cylinder blast among others, on Diwali night in Delhi, including an incident in which two children were killed and two others were injured.

Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'

The morning after Diwali, Delhi woke up to a thick smog with the air quality being termed 'hazardous'.

24 Oct 2018

Air Pollution

Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor' at AQI of 312

Delhi's air quality today dipped to 'very poor' barely two days after staying in the 'poor' category.

01 Oct 2018

Building Collapse

Delhi: Roof collapse in under-construction building, 1 killed

A man died of injuries sustained in a roof collapse in northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar today, police said.

22 Aug 2018


Delhi's Doordarshan Bhawan hit by minor fire; no casualties reported

A fire broke out in an AC plant of Doordarshan Bhawan at Delhi's Mandi House.

12 May 2018

Vijay Kumar

Delhi: Mentally-deranged son under radar for burning parents to death

A 40-year-old mentally deranged man is under police lens for allegedly setting fire to his west Delhi house, killing both his aged parents and injuring their tenant, in the early hours yesterday.

06 May 2018


Delhi: Four dead in two separate fire incidents

Four people, including two children, died in two separate fire incidents in south and northwest Delhi, a fire department official said.

11 Apr 2018

Lajpat Nagar

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Lajpat Nagar; fire officer injured

A fire officer was seriously injured during an operation to douse a fire that broke out today on the top floor of a four-story building in Lajpat Nagar's busy Central Market in New Delhi, officials said.

15 Jan 2018


Four critically injured in Delhi slum fire, 17 others wounded

Four people were critically injured when a fire broke out in a slum area in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri last evening.

23 May 2017


Delhi- Fire in Chandni Chowk guts down 40 shops

On the night of 22nd May, a major fire broke out in Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk area; albeit there were no casualties reported, goods worth crores may have been lost.

10 May 2017


Tihar jailmates will now learn bee-keeping, preparing honey

Inmates of Delhi's Tihar jail, the country's largest prison, are currently learning the art of bee-keeping and preparing honey within the four walls of the prison.

09 Mar 2017


Gurugram: Bar-owners to pay Rs.8 lakh to stay open late

Restaurant, pub and brewery owners in Gurugram have to spend another Rs. 8 lakh every year to be able to stay open till 1 am.