Fire Tragedy

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Surat: Massive fire breaks out at market, 57 tenders rushed

21 Jan 2020

Surat: Massive fire breaks out at market, 57 tenders rushed

In the early hours of Tuesday, a massive fire broke out at the Raghuvir textile market in the Saroli area of Gujarat's Surat.

Peeragarhi: Burning building collapses; 1 killed, 14 injured

02 Jan 2020

Peeragarhi: Burning building collapses; 1 killed, 14 injured

One firefighter died and 14 people suffered injuries after a battery factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi caught fire on Thursday.

Pakistan: 62 killed, scores injured after moving train catches fire

31 Oct 2019

Pakistan: 62 killed, scores injured after moving train catches fire

At least 62 people died and dozens were injured in Pakistan after a moving train caught fire near Liaquatpur area on Thursday morning.

Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

06 Aug 2019

Delhi: Fire breaks breaks out in Zakir Nagar, 5 dead

In a distressing incident, five people died after a fire broke out in a multi-storied residential building in Delhi's Zakir Nagar area.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at MTNL building, 100 feared trapped

22 Jul 2019

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at MTNL building, 100 feared trapped

In yet another troublesome incident, a building which houses the state-run telecom company MTNL caught fire on Monday in Mumbai's Bandra area.

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.

Faridabad: 3 members of family die as fire engulfs school

08 Jun 2019

Faridabad: 3 members of family die as fire engulfs school

In a heartbreaking incident, three people, including two children died after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad, near Delhi. All the deceased belonged to the same family.

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

29 Apr 2019

Delhi: Chemical factory catches fire, 30 fire engines sent

A fire broke out at a chemical factory in Naraina, Delhi on Monday. 30 fire engines were immediately sent to the spot.

Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

16 Apr 2019

Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

16 Apr 2019

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

On Monday, Parisians watched one of their city's iconic cathedral go up in flames and the rest of the world mourned the loss of history too.

Delhi: Plastic factory catches fire, 22 engines sent to spot

07 Apr 2019

Delhi: Plastic factory catches fire, 22 engines sent to spot

A major fire broke out at a plastic factory in Narela area of Delhi in the early hours of Sunday, news agency ANI reported.

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

15 Mar 2019

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

A normal evening turned tragic on Thursday after a portion of a bridge near CST in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people.

Family of woman, burnt in car, claims husband murdered her

12 Mar 2019

Family of woman, burnt in car, claims husband murdered her

The family of a 34-year-old woman, who was charred to death in a car on Sunday night, has alleged that her husband murdered her.

Train from Bengaluru to Jamshedpur catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

05 Mar 2019

Train from Bengaluru to Jamshedpur catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

The Yesvantpur-Tatanagar Superfast Express, bound for Jamshedpur, caught fire on Tuesday around 2 AM in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, reports NDTV.

Dhaka: Massive fire rips through chemical warehouses, kills 69

21 Feb 2019

Dhaka: Massive fire rips through chemical warehouses, kills 69

At least 69 people were killed yesterday night as a massive fire ripped through several buildings also used as chemical and plastic warehouses in an old part of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

Owner of Karol Bagh Hotel, where fire killed 17, arrested

17 Feb 2019

Owner of Karol Bagh Hotel, where fire killed 17, arrested

Rakesh Goel, the owner of Hotel Arpit Palace, where a fire killed 17, was arrested on Sunday by the crime branch of Delhi police.

Karol Bagh hotel fire: Three members of same family died

13 Feb 2019

Karol Bagh hotel fire: Three members of same family died

A Kerala family which came to Delhi to attend a wedding, and was hoping to visit Haridwar, lost three members after the hotel they were staying at caught a massive fire.

Karol Bagh hotel fire: 17, including child, killed

12 Feb 2019

Karol Bagh hotel fire: 17, including child, killed

A massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace, situated in New Delhi's Karol Bagh area, on Tuesday which killed seventeen people and left several injured.

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.

Angry at brother getting job, man burns family to death

04 Feb 2019

Angry at brother getting job, man burns family to death

In a horrific incident, a man from West Bengal, angry at his brother getting a government job, set his own house on fire, killing four members of his family, and severely injuring four others.

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.

Ghaziabad: Pregnant woman saves four children but dies in fire

01 Feb 2019

Ghaziabad: Pregnant woman saves four children but dies in fire

In an unfortunate incident, a pregnant woman lost her life after a two-story building caught fire in Loni, Ghaziabad on Thursday.

Mortal remains of siblings, who died in US-fire, reach Hyderabad

19 Jan 2019

Mortal remains of siblings, who died in US-fire, reach Hyderabad

The bodies of three teenage siblings from Telangana, who were among four people killed in a fire at a house in Tennessee, USA, two days before Christmas, have been brought in Hyderabad, Telangana.

Seven shops, three houses gutted in massive fire in Jammu

12 Jan 2019

Seven shops, three houses gutted in massive fire in Jammu

At least three houses and seven shops were gutted in a fire in the Doda district, Jammu and Kashmir, 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.

Mumbai: Year after tragedy, fire breaks out near Kamala Mills

29 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Year after tragedy, fire breaks out near Kamala Mills

On Saturday, a fire broke out at an under-construction building near Kamala Mills compound of Mumbai.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in residential building, 5 elderly die

28 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in residential building, 5 elderly die

On Thursday, a major fire broke out in a high-rise residential building in Chembur, one of the Mumbai's largest suburbs, killing 5 elderly people, multiple reports said.

US: House catches fire, three Indian teen siblings die

26 Dec 2018

US: House catches fire, three Indian teen siblings die

A house in Collierville, US, caught fire two days before Christmas and three Indian siblings lost their lives.

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

23 Dec 2018

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

Nine workers were feared dead yesterday after a fire in a Russian potash mine in the Urals town of Solikamsk, local officials said.

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.

#ESICHospitalFire: 2-month-old died; father wrapped her in doormat

19 Dec 2018

#ESICHospitalFire: 2-month-old died; father wrapped her in doormat

In the tragic fire which engulfed ESIC Hospital of Kamgar, Mumbai, a yet-to-be-named two-month-old girl lost her life.

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

19 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Death toll rises to nine in ESIC hospital fire

The death toll in the Mumbai hospital fire rose to nine today with a 65-year-old woman succumbing to her injuries, a civic official said.

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

19 Dec 2018

600 killed in 84,000 fire-mishaps in Mumbai in 10yrs: Sena

Mumbai witnessed more than 84,000 fire incidents in the last 10 years leading to the death of over 600 people, the Shiv Sena claimed today while questioning the state administration's preparedness to handle such mishaps.

Student commits suicide after mother scolds her over phone addiction

17 Dec 2018

Student commits suicide after mother scolds her over phone addiction

Heated arguments with loved ones often make one deeply upset and sometimes such arguments lead one to take extreme steps.

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

17 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Five killed; several feared trapped in major hospital fire

A major fire has broken out at the government-run Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Hospital in Mumbai, and at least five people have been killed in the blaze.

Kalyan: Firefighter dies while trying to douse blaze at restaurant

29 Nov 2018

Kalyan: Firefighter dies while trying to douse blaze at restaurant

A fireman was killed and another personnel received injuries while trying to douse a blaze that broke out at a restaurant in Maharashtra early today.

California: 'Camp fire' 95% contained, death toll rises to 84

23 Nov 2018

California: 'Camp fire' 95% contained, death toll rises to 84

The fire that has ravaged northern California is now almost completely contained, authorities said yesterday as the death toll rose to 84.

California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues

19 Nov 2018

California wildfire: Death-toll rises to 77; search for victims continues

Authorities say one more set of human remains has been found, bringing the total number killed in the devastating California wildfire to 77.

Kolkata: Fire engulfs two floors in Kolkata's tallest building

17 Nov 2018

Kolkata: Fire engulfs two floors in Kolkata's tallest building

A fire has broken out in Kolkata's tallest building - a 60+ storey, under-construction skyscraper called 'The 42' on Chowringhee Road.