Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicFire accidents

Topic: Fire accidents

How brave crane operators battled smoke & flames to save 50 women from deadly Mundka fire

Well before fire tenders arrived, cousins Dayanand and Anil Tiwari risked their own lives to save people trapped in burning Delhi building, using just their crane and quick thinking.

Death toll in Delhi’s Mundka fire tragedy rises to 26, police rescue 50 people so far

The fire broke out on the first floor of a three-storey commercial building near Delhi's Mundka metro station Friday.

Accidental fire triggers multiple explosions at military depot in Pakistan’s Sialkot

The fire, caused by a short-circuit, was extinguished and there was no loss of life due to effective and timely response, said Pakistan Army's media wing in a statement.

Fire in empty railway coach in Gaya, no casualty

Gaya/Patna: A fire broke out in an empty isolation coach parked at Gaya railway station yard on Monday, officials said. There was no report of...

Four infants killed in fire at Bhopal govt hospital

The fire broke out in the special newborn care unit ward where 40 children were admitted.

50 shanties gutted in fire at Delhi’s Madanpur Khadar area, none hurt

Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot near Kalindi Kunj Metro station, Madanpur Khadar. The fire was brought under control around 3 am, a senior fire official said.

10 dead after fire breaks out in Mumbai’s mall hospital treating Covid patients

The hospital is situated on the top floor of the four-storeyed mall building and 76 patients, most of them being treated for Covid, were there when the fire broke out.

6 days after Srisailam fire, ‘heat making it difficult’ for CID to access most affected part

CMD of state PSU that owns the Srisailam plant says it is yet to be established if the fire began due to short-circuit, 'extreme heat' is preventing access to interiors of the plant.

9 people feared trapped after fire breaks out at Telangana hydroelectric plant

Copious amounts of smoke prevented rescue personnel from entering the building despite three fire engines being engaged in extinguishing it, said officials.

10 die in fire at Vijayawada Covid care centre, CM Reddy orders probe

A fire broke out early Sunday morning in a Vijayawada hotel that had been turned into a Covid care centre. It housed 30 patients and more than 12 doctors and staff members.

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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

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Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.