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Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

01 Sep 2019

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.

Delhi: Fire breaks out at rubber factory, 3 dead

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.

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

25 May 2019

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

06 Mar 2019

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

11 Jan 2019

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Recently, this German town had chocolate river flowing through

13 Dec 2018

Recently, this German town had chocolate river flowing through

Every soul on earth loves chocolates.

Diwali dhamaka: Mumbai fire brigade received 50 mishap calls

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.

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

29 Oct 2018

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.

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

06 Oct 2018

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.

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

16 Sep 2018

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.

RTI reveals Mumbai reports fire incidents almost every day

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Prank calls, asking for 'jalebis', make officials' life miserable

06 Jul 2018

Mumbai: Prank calls, asking for 'jalebis', make officials' life miserable

The Disaster Management Cell that is based out of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)'s headquarters in Fort, Mumbai, is finding it difficult to help those in need.

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

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.

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

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.

Delhi: Khan Market restaurants may be sealed next week

21 Apr 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

First time ever, Mumbai Fire brigade hires 97 women

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.