Fire Accident
World  /  Published 14.01.19

Fire destroys Shakespearean theater in Connecticut

The 1,500-seat venue, which was modeled after the Globe Theatre in England, opened in 1955...
By Emily S. Rueb/NYTNS

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.19

Hawking zone carved out in Calcutta's Gariahat

Aftermath of fire: 50ft from crossing left free, only one row of stalls to be allowed...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.19

Hawkers back in Bagree zone

The blaze had started in a hawker’s stall on the pavement along Canning Street in front of the building...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.19

Fire-safety measures fall victim to dispute

Owners wash hands of building upkeep...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.19

Girl’s late-night study saves family

Nairita was in her room when she smelt smoke and alerted her parents...
By Subhajoy Roy and Pranab Mondal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.18

Evacuation woes at Calcutta Medical College

Bedridden patients were forced to climb down stairs and some had to bank on relatives to carry them out to safety...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.18

Fire triggers medicine crisis at medical college

The fire at a pharmacy store of the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital sparked a scarcity of medicines on the campus ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Flames burn fortunes

Doshi, who runs a store on Canning Street, had kept his consignment at the godown that was gutted in the fire...
By Subhajoy Roy in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Calcutta Metro fire probe stresses third eye

In the December 27 fire, a CCTV camera would have helped officials assess the gravity of the situation faster...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Bengal check of Metro Railway reveals lapses

No smoke detection system, fire-fighting equipment or trained personnel to facilitate evacuation, inspection finds...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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