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Tag: Fire

Mundka Fire
Mundka blaze: Several people missing, bodies yet to be identified

The relatives of the people, who were inside the building at the time of the blaze in Mundka, are still clueless and unable to find their loved ones on Saturday, 15 hours after the inferno killed 27 people.

Mundka Fire
Mundka blaze: Death toll reach 27, 60 rescued

27 persons were killed and as many as 60 persons were rescued at Mundka in the national capital where a massive fire engulfed a building.

Electric Scooters Safe?
Are Electric Vehicles Safe?

In the last few weeks, several cases of two-wheeler Eclectic Vehicles catching fire have been reported from all across the country.

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WATCH | Fire Engulfs Car In Jammu & Kashmir

WATCH | Fire Engulfs Car In Jammu & Kashmir

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Bus Gutted
9 Buses Gutted In Fire In Andhra Town

The incident occurred near Ongole Urban Development Authority (OUDA) Complex area where private travel operators had parked their vehicles.

Massive Fire In Train
WATCH | Massive Fire In Train At Madhubani Railway Station

WATCH | Massive Fire In Train At Madhubani Railway Station

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Fire Breaks Out At DHH In Keonjhar, Patients Safe
Fire Breaks Out At DHH In Keonjhar, Patients Safe

Till the last report came in, the medical staffs and security present at the hospital have successfully doused the flame. Further details are awaited.

Family Not Foe!
Drunk Man Locks Family Inside House & Sets It On Fire, Family Members Rescued Later

Drunk Man Locks Family Inside House & Sets It On Fire, Family Members Rescued Later

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Fire At Cement Factory
Huge Fire After Explosion In Andhra Cement Factory

A massive fire broke out at a cement factory at Bhogireddypalli area under Anantapur in Andhra Pradhesh on Sunday (Nov 21).

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Shop Blazed
Several Shops Burnt To Ashes At Bhubaneswar's Unit-1 Market After Major Fire Breaks Out

In an unfortunate incident, a major fire broke out in the Unit-1 market area, reducing several shops to ashes late night on Tuesday (Aug 31).

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ACF Death
Paralakhemundi ACF Death Case: Wife Bidyabharti Alleges Extra-Marital Affair By Husband

Bidyabharati, wife of deceased Paralakhemundi Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF), Soumyaranjan Mohapatra finally spoke out on Tuesday and made some shocking allegations.

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Fire Breaks Out At Mahanadi Coalfield’s Plant In Odisha

A fire broke out at Mahanadi Coalfield Limited (MCL)’s plant in Bharatpur of Angul district on Wednesday. MCL’s Fire Services Personnel reached the spot to contain the flames. Exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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4 Killed In Nagpur Private Hospital Fire Mishap, 37 Patients Saved

Nagpur: At least four persons were killed and a few others injured in a major blaze that erupted out in a private hospital here late on Friday, officials said. The…

Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack
Fire Breaks Out At Odisha Gramya Bank In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out at the regional office of Odisha Gramya Bank located at Mahanadi Vihar under Chauliaganj police limits in Cuttack in the wee hours of Friday. Though the extent of the damage was yet to be estimated, properties, including computers, furniture, electrical fitting and important documents worth lakhs of rupees were gutted. […]

Odisha: Fire Breaks Out At OPTCL Grid In Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A major fire broke out at OPTCL (Odisha Power Transmission Corporation) power grid near Meramundali in Dhenkanal district on Sunday. The reason of fire has not immediately been ascertained. It is suspected that blast in feeder due to over heating might lead to the mishap. No human casualty or injury has been reported so […]

Cuttack Sun Hospital Blaze Caused By Short Circuit: Fire Dept

Cuttack: The fire that broke out at Sun Hospital in the Silver City of Cuttack yesterday was caused by electrical short circuit, revealed the preliminary inquiry report of the fire services department. The fire services department conducted a preliminary investigation into the mishap to find out the exact reason behind the blaze that destroyed an […]

Fire mishap in Odisha hospital
Odisha: Major Fire Breaks Out At Sun Hospital In Cuttack, Rescue Ops On

Cuttack: A major fire broke out in Sun Hospital, a multi-speciality private hospital at Tulasipur in the city today, triggering panic among patients, attendants and staff. Though the reason behind the blaze has not been immediately ascertained, short-circuit is suspected to be the cause of the mishap. As many as five fire tenders have been […]

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UP Journalist Murder: Accused Used Alcohol-Based Sanitiser To Torch House

Balrampur:  Three persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old journalist and his friend, who died in a fire in his house. The accused had used alcohol-based sanitizer to burn the house so that the murder could look like an accident. Superintendent of Police (SP), Balrampur, Dev Ranjan Verma said that […]

Woman Sets Herself On Fire; Husband, Mother-In-Law Suffer Burn Injuries Trying To Save Her

Baripada: Three members of a family sustained critical burn injuries after one of them reportedly attempted self-immolation at Baidapur village under Betanati block of Mayurbhanj district today morning. The three injured have been identified as Gair Singh, his wife Saraswati and mother Raim. Singh and his mother were admitted to Baripada Medical College and Hospital […]

Watch: Stationary Truck Catches Fire In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A stationary truck caught fire in Mancheswar Industrial Estate area in Bhubaneswar on Friday triggering panic among passersby. The fire fighters immediately rushed to the spot after receiving the report of fire from the locals. Fortunately, the blaze was brought under control by the Fire department officials. Watch: Stationery truck catches fire in #Bhubaneswar#Odisha […]

Major Fire Breaks Out At Mumbai's City Centre Mall, 3500 People Evacuated From Adjacent Building

Mumbai: Mumbai fire brigade personnel are engaged in controlling the blaze at a mall 12 hours after fire broke out there, even as around 3500 people from an adjoining building were evacuated, civic sources said on Friday. A major fire erupted at the City Center Mall in Mumbai Central area at 8.50 pm on Thursday. […]

Odisha: Couple Charred To Death In Jharsuguda's Brajrajnagar

Jharsuguda: In a tragic incident, a couple was charred to death in Rampur village under Brajrajnagar police limits of Jharsuguda district on Friday. According to reports, the mishap took place in the couple’s house from a coal stove. #FirstInformation: Couple charred to death in Brajrajnagar area of Jharsuguda after fire breaks out from a coal […]

fire in petrol pump in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar Filling Station Blast: It Felt Like An Earthquake, Say Eyewitnesses

Bhubaneswar: A major explosion at a CNG station near Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar Wednesday afternoon has left many injured apart from destroying massive property and a number of vehicles. As per latest reports, nine persons who sustained burn injuries have been shifted to hospital for treatment while two of them are stated to be critical. […]

Bhubaneswar: CNG Station Blowout Near Raj Bhawan, CM Announces Free Treatment Of Injured

Bhubaneswar: A loud explosion ripped through a petrol pump station near Raj Bhawan in the State capital today noon. As many as three fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames at the spot after a huge fire spit out from the spot following the explosion. Many people have suffered serious injuries […]

Massive Fire Destroys Coal Tar Pitch Factory In Sambalpur

Sambalpur: A huge fire broke out at a coal tar pitch factory at Jayantpur area of the town late last night causing substantial damage to property.zzx Even though no loss of lives was reported from the spot, exact estimation of the destruction caused by the blaze was yet to be clear till filing of the […]

Massive Fire Breaks Out At ONGC Plant In Surat

Surat: A fire broke out at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) Hazira gas processing plant in Gujarat’s Surat district in the wee hours on Thursday, an official said. The blaze, which was preceded by three blasts, has been extinguished, the official said, adding no one was hurt. The blaze was massive and could […]

Ganja-laden Catches fire
Ganja-Laden Car Catches Fire In Malkangiri, Peddlers Flee Spot

Malkangiri: A vehicle stuffed with ganja (dry cannabis) caught fire on National Highway near the MV-17 area of Malkangiri district Odisha today. It is being alleged that the driver and other occupants attempted to evade a checkpoint but because of the fire, they had to escape leaving behind the vehicle at the spot. Receiving information, […]

Fire In Surat Market; Over 60 Fire Tenders Rushed To Spot

Surat: A major fire broke out in a seven-storey market in Gujarat’s Surat city in the wee hours of Tuesday, engulfing several shops in the complex, a fire official said. While there was no report of any casualty so far, the fire brigade declared a ‘brigade call’ and deployed over 60 fire tenders, water tankers […]

Fire In Printing Press In Delhi; 1 Dead

New Delhi: A person was killed in a fire incident that broke out in a three-storeyed printing press in the Patparganj industrial area here on Thursday. The fire was reported at 2.38 a.m., Delhi Fire Service chief Atul Garg told IANS, adding his department extinguished the fire by around 8 a.m. “A total of 30 […]

Catastrophic Bushfire Conditions In Australia To Persist For Months

Canberra: Weather officials on Monday warned that the catastrophic bushfire conditions in South Australia (SA) could persist for months, leading to widespread destruction. According to a long-range prediction released by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), much of SA is expected to endure above-average heat and below-average rainfall for months, reports Xinhua news agency. “Daytime temperatures […]

Seven Dead, Over 200 Homes Destroyed In Australia Fires

Canberra: At least seven people died in the devastating bushfires that engulfed the Australian state of New South Wales since Monday, police said on Wednesday. The latest fires, which raced towards the coast this week, have also destroyed more than 200 homes, BBC reported. With conditions easing slightly, a major road that was closed in […]

2 More Confirmed Dead, Several Missing In Aus Bushfires

Sydney: Two more people were confirmed dead and several more remain missing in Australia on Tuesday as the result of severe bushfires in the country’s southeast. “It’s been confirmed today that there are two deceased persons in Cobargo and a third person remains missing with grave concerns for their safety,” New South Wales (NSW) Premier […]

Three Women Dead, Four Injured In Delhi Fire

New Delhi: Three women died and four others were injured after a fire broke out in Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh area on Saturday at around 6 p.m., sources said. A fire broke out at a house in North Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh area in which three women died and four others got injured, the source said, adding […]

43 Killed As Fire Breaks Out In Factory In Delhi

New Delhi: In one of the worst fire accidents in the city, 43 people were killed after a massive blaze ripped through a four-storey building housing illegal manufacturing units in north Delhi’s Anaj Mandi area on Sunday morning, police and fire officials said. Most of the people working in the units were fast asleep when […]

Fire Breaks Out At Telephone Bhawan In Cuttack

Cuttack: A fire broke out today on the fourth floor of Telephone Bhawan building  located at Bajrakabati Road in Cuttack. It is being suspected that a short circuit could be the reason behind the fire mishap. As per reports, a team of Fire Services personnel reached the spot to bring the flame under control. While […]

Massive Dhaka Slum Fire Displaces 50,000

Dhaka: A massive fire has ravaged a slum in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless, the media reported. About 15,000 houses were destroyed in the Chalantika slum late Friday, the BBC reported. Many houses had plastic roofs, which helped the flames to spread. No deaths have been reported, although several people were […]

14 crew members die in Russian submarine fire

Moscow: A fire on a Russian submarine has killed 14 crew members, the country’s Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. The crew members died from carbon monoxide poisoning during the incident on Monday, the Ministry said in a statement cited by Efe news. The military vessel was carrying out seabed research in Russian territorial waters […]

Narrow escape for passengers as bogie of Mumbai-Howrah LTT express catches fire

Rourkela: Passengers of Mumbai-Howrah Lokmanya Tilak Express had a narrow escape when one of the bogies caught fire today morning near Rourkela. But the situation was brought under control because of the promptness shown by railway authorities. After the fire was detected, the train was halted and post completion of the repair work, it resumed […]

Four rooms, two shops gutted in separate fire mishaps in Odisha

Jagatsinghpur: Four rooms and two shops were gutted in separate fire mishaps in Jagatsinghpur and Angul districts in last 24 hours. In a suspected case of short circuit, fire engulfed four rooms of a family at Benapada village under Naugaon Tehsil of Jagatsinghpur district in the wee hours today. Many valuable items were reduced to […]

Fire breaks out at Big Bazaar in Cuttack

Cuttack: A major fire broke out at Big Bazaar near Buxi Bazaar in Cuttack in the wee hours of Monday. As per reports, the flames erupted in a dance bar on the fourth floor of the shopping mall. Subsequently, three fire tenders were pressed into action who managed to douse the flames after four hours […]