Articles about Fire Accidents
12 Mar 2022Delhi
At least seven people died and nearly 30 shanties were burned down after a massive fire broke out in Delhi's Gokulpuri area on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.
16 Feb 2022India
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected petitions filed by the Ansal brothers—real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal—seeking a suspension of their seven-year prison term in the Uphaar Cinema fire case.
10 Jan 2022World
At least 19 people, including nine children, have been killed in what is being called the deadliest apartment fire in New York City, United States in the last three decades.
06 Nov 2021India
At least 11 patients died and several others sustained serious injuries after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a civil hospital in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar city on Saturday morning.
22 Oct 2021India
A major fire broke out on the 19th floor of a residential building in Mumbai's Lalbaug area on Friday.
18 Oct 2021India
A fire broke out at a packaging factory in Gujarat's Surat district in the early hours of Monday, news agency ANI reported.
08 Sep 2021World
A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison near Indonesia's capital Jakarta early Wednesday, killing at least 41 inmates and injuring 80 others.
29 Aug 2021India
At least 14 people have been injured due to a cylinder blast at a shanty in Dharavi, Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Sunday.
13 Jul 2021World
The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq the previous day rose to 64 on Tuesday, Iraqi medical officials said.
12 Jul 2021Delhi
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.
09 Jul 2021World
At least 52 people were killed and over 50 others injured in a massive fire that broke out at a six-story juice factory outside Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, according to media reports on Friday.
08 Jul 2021World
A fiery explosion erupted on a container ship anchored in Dubai at Jebel Ali Port late Wednesday, sending tremors across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates.
05 Jul 2021World
A massive explosion at a factory on the outskirts of Bangkok early Monday shook an airport terminal serving Thailand's capital, injuring at least 11 people and prompting the evacuation of residents from the area, authorities said.
03 Jul 2021India
At least two people were injured when a massive fire broke out at a closed cinema hall in the city's Lake Town area, a senior official of the fire department of Kolkata said.
01 Jul 2021Delhi
A sample of human remains was recovered on Wednesday from a two-story shoe godown in West Delhi's Udyog Nagar where a massive fire broke out last week, police said.
25 Jun 2021World
A fire broke out on a container ship sailing toward Singapore in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lankan Navy said on Friday, a week after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank near the country's main port in Colombo nearly a month after catching fire.
21 Jun 2021India
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.
07 Jun 2021India
In a major tragedy, at least 18 employees of a chemical factory located in Pune, Maharashtra lost their lives while many are still missing as a massive fire broke out at the company's sanitizer manufacturing unit on Monday.
03 Jun 2021World
A massive fire broke out Wednesday night at the oil refinery known as Tondgooyan refinery near the capital of Iran, sending thick plumes of black smoke over Tehran. No casualties have been reported so far.
02 Jun 2021World
The largest warship in the Iranian Navy caught fire and later sank on Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semi-official news agencies reported.
29 May 2021India
The firefighters on Saturday morning recovered four unidentified charred bodies from a building in North 24 Parganas in New Barrackpore, West Bengal, where a devastating fire had broken out on early Thursday morning, in a vest manufacturing unit and other combustible item-filled godowns, including that of a medical retail chain.
12 May 2021India
A fire broke out at a hotel-turned-COVID-19 care center in Gujarat's Bhavnagar in the wee hours of Wednesday, officials said, adding nobody was hurt.
28 Apr 2021India
In an extremely tragic incident, at least four patients died after a fire broke out at a private hospital in Thane's Mumbra. Nearly 20 patients were rescued from the healthcare facility.
10 Apr 2021India
The fire at a private hospital in Nagpur has claimed the lives of four patients- one woman and three men- and also left two other patients critical, officials said on Saturday.
09 Apr 2021India
Three workers were rescued by the fire brigade after a major blaze engulfed a six-story school building in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city on Friday, officials said.
05 Apr 2021India
IAF helicopters on Monday began firefighting operations in Uttarakhand, conducting several sorties over burning forests in Garhwal region to spray water over raging flames and extinguish them.
02 Apr 2021World
A fire on Friday destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three people, police and witnesses said.
31 Mar 2021Delhi
A fire broke out on Wednesday morning in the ICU of Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital following which 50 patients were evacuated, fire officials said.
27 Mar 2021Mumbai
Police has registered an offense of culpable homicide against six persons in connection with the fire at a Bhandup mall, which claimed the lives of nine coronavirus patients undergoing treatment at a hospital located there, an official said on Saturday.
27 Mar 2021India
In a tragic incident, a massive fire broke out at the Fashion Street market area of Maharashtra's Pune late on Friday night, burning down over 500 shops to ashes.
26 Mar 2021Mumbai
Ten patients died after a fire broke out at a hospital inside a mall in Mumbai where coronavirus patients were being treated, a fire brigade official said on Friday.
26 Mar 2021India
A major fire broke out at a hospital inside a mall in Mumbai killing at least two people, multiple reports said on Friday.
09 Mar 2021India
A massive fire in a high-rise building, that houses the offices of Eastern Railways, in Kolkata's Strand Road claimed the lives of nine people, including four fire department personnel.
08 Mar 2021India
An FIR has been registered against the owner of a cold storage unit after two laborers were killed following an explosion in a gas chamber two days ago, officials said on Monday.
06 Mar 2021India
A powerloom factory was gutted in a major fire that broke out in Bhiwandi town of Maharashtra's Thane district in the wee hours of Saturday, an official said.