Fire Accident
Jharkhand  /  Published 15.11.20

Steel city battles three fires on Diwali night

Three fires broke out at Jugsalai, Sonari and Mango localities on Diwali (Sunday) night, partially gutting two shops, and severely damaging a flat in a residential apartment. While a paint-cum-hardwa...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

Fire from oven razes 23 homes

Around 23 mud and brick houses of marginal farmers were destroyed in a fire that started from a clay oven at Kailashpur village in East Burdwan’s Kalna on Saturday morning. A villager said Kach...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Calcutta  /  Published 15.11.20

NGO to help rebuild homes lost to fire

An NGO has reached out to 100-odd families to help them rebuild their lives after their homes got gutted in a fire on Tuesday. Many of these families have children and pregnant women who had to rush ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Fire kills 70-year-old, injures artisan in Calcutta

A 70-year-old woman died of burns and a 40-year-old artisan was seriously injured after a fire broke out in a house in Kalighat’s Patuapara early on Thursday. Residents of the area saw thick fu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

50 shanties gutted in afternoon Tiljala fire

A fire destroyed more than 50 shanties along GJ Khan Road in Tiljala on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Twenty-two fire engines were able to control the fire by 6pm. The fire broke out close to Forum...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

Twin fires in Calcutta; Engineer dead

A 28-year-old engineer of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC), who had tested positive for dengue, died at a city hospital on Wednesday morning. Raheed Zaman was in charge of the CMC’s sol...
By in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.11.20

Astrologer dead in bedroom fire

An astrologer died of burns after a fire broke out in his bedroom on Sunday morning, police said. Neighbours spotted flames leaping out of Jayanta Shastri’s bedroom on the first floor of his th...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kestopur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Sari on fire during puja, 63-yr-old dies

An elderly woman died of burns after her silk sari caught fire while she was performing Lakshmi Puja at her home on Friday evening. Dola Mitra, 63, had lighted an earthen lamp during the puja at her ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Sheds gutted in Salt Lake fire

A fire broke out at a construction site behind the Webel building near the Technopolis bus stop in Sector V on Saturday morning. No one was injured. Five fire engines from the Sector V fire station ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.10.20

STATE DIGEST: BJP suspends Sukhdev Bhagat, likely to rejoin Congress

A paddy field caught fire on Friday behind JMS church near Mahtikra area in Barkagaon when a 11000 volt overhead wire fell on it. This overhead wire supplies power to areas like Chorka, Pandariya and...
By Our Bureau in


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