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Tag: Fire Outbreak

Private coaching centre in Bhubaneswar gutted in major fire mishap

Bhubaneswar: Property worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in a major fire mishap at a private coaching centre in Acharya Vihar area of the city here today. An entire floor of the building complex housing the Disha Institute that imparts coaching to students preparing for competitive examinations has been razed by the fire. All the […]

Major fire breaks out at Ananta Basudev Temple; 22 rooms gutted

Bhubaneswar: At least 22 rooms of Roshaghara (kitchen) of Ananta Basudev Temple in the city were razed to ashes after a major fire broke out at the temple premises in wee hours today. Since the kitchen rooms were thatched with paddy straw, the fire engulfed the entire complex in few minutes, informed sources. As per […]

Fire kills 24 in Azerbaijan drug rehab centre

Baku: At least 24 people were killed in a fire at a drug rehabilitation centre in the capital of Azerbaijan, the authorities said in a joint statement on Friday. The statement was released by the Public Prosecution Office, Health Ministry, Interior Ministry and Ministry of Emergencies, Xinhua reported. The authorities said 34 people were rescued […]

Fire mishap: Over 50 families rendered homeless in six days

Dhenkanal: Over 50 families were rendered homeless after their houses were reduced to ashes in a series of fire mishaps in the last six days in Kandarasinga village under Kamakhyanagar police limits in the district. In a span of six days, as many as 40 houses of more than 50 families have been reduced to […]

12 vehicles, 5 shops gutted in Baripada fire

Baripada: Twelve parked vehicles and five shops were gutted after a fire broke out at Madhuban Garage chhak area here late on Sunday night. No one was injured in the incident. Locals noticed the fire at around 3 am and informed the fire and emergency services who rushed to the spot and took hours to […]

Fire in Machkund Hydro Power Plant, equipment worth lakhs destroyed

Koraput: A major fire broke out at the Machkund Hydro Power Plant in Koraput district on Friday destroying electrical equipment worth lakhs. According to sources, the fire first triggered at the turbine penal board No. 5 of the plant following which it spread to other areas of the plant thereby intensifying the flames. On getting […]

Major fire breaks in slum near Bandra Station in Mumbai

Mumbai: A major fire broke out in slums of Behrampada area near suburban Bandra station in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon, informed railway officials. As per latest reports, the railway authorities have halted train services on the harbour line because of the fire outbreak. No casualties have been reported so far, a fire brigade official said. […]

Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

London: A massive fire broke out in a 24-storey apartment building here on Wednesday, with flames seen from the second floor to the top of the building, officials said. The firefighters were battling to rescue people trapped inside the tower block in west London, The Guardian reported. The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer […]

Fire breaks out in Hyderabad lodge; 30 rescued

Hyderabad: Firefighters rescued 30 people from a lodge, where fire broke out in the early hours on Wednesday, in Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said. The fire, suspected to be caused by short-circuit, engulfed first two floors of the eight-storey building of Anupama Residency lodge. The guests were trapped on top floors. Fire tenders […]

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Philippine slum fire leaves thousands homeless

Manila: A fire broke out in the shantytown of Bacoor, killing one and displacing around 1,000 families, media reports said. The fire broke out at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday, with coastal winds and heat fanning the flames, Efe news reported. Around 600 houses were quickly engulfed because of the basic building materials that are vulnerable […]

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Safety at stake: Guard wall of Samajajpur bridge damaged after fire

Puri: Safety concerns about the Samajajpur railway over bridge at Chandanpur on Bhubaneswar-Puri highway have resurfaced with the protection wall of 50 m, made of bio bags stacked with sand, caught fire two days ago. As per sources, the bags stacked for the purpose of rendering support to the approach road of the railway bridge […]

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Fire outbreak guts 15 houses in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: In a shocking incident, as many as 15 houses of five families were gutted after a fire broke out in Mardeju village of Phulbani block in Kandhamal district today. As per eyewitnesses, the fire broke out when the family members were away for fetching mahula and firewood from the nearby forest, an old woman […]

Shops gutted due to fire outbreak in Sundargarh

Sundargarh/Anandpur: Three shops in the Gharoei Bastan bazaar were gutted when a major fire broke out in the area on Thursday. Two fire tenders were deployed to bring the blaze into control, which is suspected to be due to an electrical short circuit. Details about the losses have not been ascertained yet. In a similar […]