West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.22

Plan to question fire officials over toll

The CBI team probing the Bogtui massacre wants to question officials of the fire and emergency services department, along with their counterparts in Birbhum police. The plan is to gather basic inform...
By Kinsuk Basu, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

News  /  Published 09.03.22

Fire breaks out near Nava Nalanda school in Lake Gardens

A fire broke out in a godown on the top floor of a five-storeyed building adjoining the primary wing of Nava Nalanda school in Lake Gardens around 5pm on Tuesday. The residents of the locality were p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 04.01.22

Flames flare up at SA House in Cape Town

South African firefighters struggled on Monday to extinguish a new blaze at the complex housing the two chambers of the national parliament in Cape Town, a day after a devastating fire swept through t...
By Reuters in Cape Town

World  /  Published 29.09.21

4 injured in Gothenburg explosion

Four people were seriously hurt in an explosion and fire on Tuesday in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, and police are investigating whether an explosive device was placed at the scene.  At least...
By Reuters in Gothenburg, Sweden

North East  /  Published 10.06.20

Two firefighters die in gas well blaze in Assam

Two firefighters of public sector major OIL were found dead in a wetland abutting the site of a major blaze at its Baghjan well, which has been 'uncontrollably' spewing gas for the last 15 days in Ass...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Dibrugarh


North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Flames leap from oil well

A massive fire broke out at the Baghjan oil well after an explosion on Tuesday afternoon and spread to nearby areas, burning houses and trees and prompting a second round of exodus after the recent bl...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.01.20

People trapped inside building that caught fire

Several people, including firefighters, are trapped under the debris of a factory that collapsed after a fire broke out in Delhi's Peera Garhi on Thursday morning, officials said.A rescue operation is...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.19

Hurdles in the way of firefighters

Twenty fire tenders took more than 12 hours to douse the flames at Gurudas Mansion at the Gariahat crossing.Firefighters as well as residents of the five-storey building blamed the long duration on a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.19

Midnight fire in mobile tower

Optical fibre cables worth lakhs were gutted in a fire that broke out in a transformer and spread to a BSNL mobile tower near Ormanjhi market, about 20km from the city, on Saturday.Eight fire tenders ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Terms set for chopping trees

Firefighters will not chop any big tree entangled with wires unless power utility linemen physically verify and confirm that supply has been cut off, the state fire department said on Thursday.The mov...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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