Fire Brigade: News

07 Mar 2023


Bangladesh: 15 dead, 100+ injured in Dhaka building blast

At least 15 people died and more than 100 others were injured in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka as a powerful blast ripped through a building on Tuesday.

25 Oct 2022

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh: Fire guts 700 shops in Itanagar's oldest market

Over 700 shops went up in smoke when a fire broke out and spread uncontrollably at a market in Naharlagun, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, in the early hours of Tuesday.

05 Sep 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Fire guts Lucknow's Levana Hotel; 4 dead, 10 injured

A massive fire broke out at Levana Hotel in Lucknow's Hazratganj locality, killing at least four persons and injuring 10 others on Monday morning, reported News18.

12 Mar 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in Gokulpuri area; 7 dead

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.

06 Nov 2021


11 COVID-19 patients die in fire at Maharashtra hospital

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.

12 Jul 2021

Delhi Fire Services

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.

07 Jun 2021


Pune: Major fire breaks out at chemical factory; 18 dead

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.

29 May 2021

West Bengal

Four charred bodies recovered from building after massive fire

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.

28 Mar 2021


UP: Fire breaks out at Kanpur hospital; all patients evacuated

A fire broke out at a government hospital in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday.

12 Feb 2021

Tamil Nadu

TN: Fire erupts at firecracker factory in Virudhunagar; 11 dead

At least 11 people were reportedly killed after a fire erupted at a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district on Friday.

11 Jul 2020


Mumbai: Fire reported from Borivali, 14 fire engines reach spot

A major fire, categorized as Level-4, was reported from the Indraprastha shopping center in Borivali West, Mumbai, this morning and soon 14 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

01 Sep 2019

Pope Francis

Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

The crowd gathered outside the Apostolic Palace for the Sunday Angelus cheered louder than usual as Pope Francis appeared at the window on Sunday.

13 Jul 2019


Delhi: Fire breaks out at rubber factory, 3 dead

In an unfortunate incident, three people died in Delhi on Saturday after a fire broke out at a rubber factory in Jhilmil industrial area.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

In a tragic incident on Friday, a massive blaze engulfed the Takshashila Complex in Surat, leaving 23 students dead and several injured.

Delhi: Massive fire at CGO Complex; 24 fire-engines reach spot

A massive fire broke out at the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's office in Central Delhi's CGO Complex at around 8:30 am Wednesday.

08 Feb 2019


Brazil: Fire hits Flamengo football club; 10 dead, 3 injured

At least 10 people have been killed and three others injured in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro as a massive fire engulfed a training facility of the popular Flamengo football club, one of the biggest in the country.

04 Feb 2019


Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

A fire destroyed at least 25 godowns, where plastic and rubber material were stored, at a village in Thane, Maharashtra, in the wee hours today.

11 Jan 2019

Delhi Fire Services

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.

10 Jan 2019


Fire breaks out at bank in Odisha, destroys cash-counter, computers

A fire broke out at a nationalized bank at Pailipada in Ganjam district, Odisha, today.

03 Jan 2019


Miss Africa 2018 winner's hair catches fire soon after announcement

When 24-year-old Miss Congo 2018, Dorcas Kasinde, was crowned Miss Africa 2018 recently, she set the stage on fire, literally.

20 Dec 2018


Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.

13 Dec 2018


Recently, this German town had chocolate river flowing through

Every soul on earth loves chocolates.

13 Nov 2018


Diwali dhamaka: Mumbai fire brigade received 50 mishap calls

The Mumbai fire brigade got 50 calls of mishaps in five days during the Diwali festival last week, due to the bursting of firecrackers, an official has said.

29 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Massive fire hits house in Poonch; no casualty reported

Eight families were rendered homeless after a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was gutted in a fire that broke out due to a short circuit today, police said.

06 Oct 2018

Greater Noida

Noida: Fire hits under-construction residential complex, no casualty reported

A fire broke out at an under-construction multi-story building of a private developer in Greater Noida yesterday.

16 Sep 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Fire breaks out in Uri shopping complex; 7 injured

At least seven people were injured in a fire which broke out in a shopping complex in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday, officials said.

06 Sep 2018


RTI reveals Mumbai reports fire incidents almost every day

A fortnight after a high-rise in Parel caught fire, leading to two casualties, an RTI query has revealed that Mumbai has witnessed a stunning 48,434 fire incidents in the past decade, which means there is an inferno almost every other day.

25 Aug 2018


Mumbai: Almost 1,500 eateries, malls, theaters don't follow fire-safety norms

Last year, a massive blaze at two upscale eateries in Mumbai's Kamala Mills killed 14 people. Yet, it seems commercial establishments across Mumbai are yet to learn their lessons.

22 Aug 2018


Mumbai: High-rise residential building catches fire, 2 dead, 14 injured

Two people have died and fourteen are injured after a fire broke out at Crystal Tower situated in Parel, Mumbai, earlier this morning.

13 Jul 2018


Mumbai: After 40hrs, 24-year-old man's body found from Dombivali nullah

After a thorough search lasting 40hrs by NDRF, Fire Brigade and district's Disaster Management Cell, the body of 24-year-old Harshad Ramesh Jimkal was recovered yesterday from Nandivali nullah.

07 Jul 2018


Bodies of 4 teens, who drowned off Juhu beach, recovered

The body of the fourth victim, who had drowned off Juhu beach along with three others, was found behind JW Marriott hotel in the wee hours today.

16 Jun 2018


Fire guts Scotland's iconic 'Glasgow School of Art'

One of Scotland's most iconic buildings, Glasgow School of Art, has been gutted in a major fire, nearly four years after it was partially destroyed by a smaller blaze.

09 Jun 2018


Mumbai: Part of building collapses after fire; fire-brigade personnel injured

Two fire brigade personnel were injured when a portion of an old building in Mumbai collapsed after a fire broke out in it early today.

21 Apr 2018

Delhi High Court

Delhi: Khan Market restaurants may be sealed next week

Hit Khan Market this weekend and go the whole hog, as there is a chance of Khan Market restaurants being sealed next week.

25 Feb 2018


Fire at NTC's textile unit in Bhopal, none injured

A fire broke out at a textile mill run by the National Textile Corporation (NTC) in Bhopal on Sunday morning, but no injury or casualty has been reported, an official said.

15 Feb 2018


Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Mittal Estate godown, 1 dead

One person was killed in a massive fire that broke out at a godown in Mittal Estate building in Mumbai's Andheri-Kurla road in the early hours of Thursday.

08 Jan 2018


Sixth fire in Mumbai in 10 days: Who's to blame?

A fire erupted on the third floor of a sessions court near the South Mumbai Campus of the University of Mumbai.

06 Jan 2018


This is the reason behind Mumbai's deadly Kamala Mills fire

The deadly fire at Mumbai's Kamala Mills Compound last month was caused by "burning/lighted flying embers" from the charcoal used for the hookah at Mojo's Bistro, revealed Mumbai fire department's investigation report.

15 Nov 2017


First time ever, Mumbai Fire brigade hires 97 women

In a remarkable move, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has recruited 97 fire-women from rural parts of Maharashtra, including Sinnar in Nashik district, Jalgaon, Sindhudurg, etc.