Fire Safety
News  /  Published 25.06.22

Safety audit reveals fire hazards in 568 trade establishments in Kolkata

Over 500 business establishments, including factories, godowns and storehouses across Kolkata, could be the seats of devastating fire, an audit by the fire services department has revealed. Most of t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.05.22

Reason behind fires in Delhi listed

  Scant regard for fire safety norms, buildings functioning without required clearances and illegal factories have led to the loss of precious lives in fire incidents in Delhi in recent years, w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 05.05.22

In pics: Exhibition on fire safety and prevention, new band in the city and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 03.02.22

Kolkata airport conducts emergency mock drill on Wednesday night

Check out the firefighters hone their skills ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Maha wake-up call for fire safety scan at all state-run and private hospitals

The state government has decided to carry out fire audits at all hospitals, state-run and private, to check their preparedness in handling an emergency and whether fire fighting measures are in order....
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.21

State focus on fire safety at Covid units

The Jharkhand government has directed district administrationsof the state to share details of action taken to ensure fire safety at Covid hospitals.   A letter addressed by Natio...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.21

STATE DIGEST: Notices to hospitals for violating fire norms

Bokaro: A joint team of district police and 26 Battalion CRPF recovered an Improvised Explosive Device planted by suspected Maoists under a culvert at Khasmahal area under Gandhinagar police station, ...
By Our Bureau

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Fire station for New Town

The first fire station of New Town was inaugurated on Thursday. The station has come up nine years after its foundation stone was laid on a two-acre plot behind Axis Mall. Till date large swathes of...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Fire at slum in Baghbazar

A massive fire broke out at a slum in Calcutta’s Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening, said the police. At least twenty five fire tenders were pressed into service to bring down the fire that eng...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Fire safety audit nudge from SC

  The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out a fire safety audit of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions. The ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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