Fire Brigade

  • Vadodara: Death toll rises to 7 in twin building collapse; Narendra Modi orders probe 28-08-2013 12:13 PM

    At least seven persons were killed and 40 feared to be trapped under the debris as two multi-storey buildings collapsed in Madhavnagar locality in Vadodara in the wee hours on Wednesday. The twin multi-storey buildings collapsed behind Atladara area around 4:30 am, catching the sleeping occupants unaware, H J Tapariya,...
  • Teenager trapped in lift rescued after cutting its doors open 17-08-2013 03:17 AM

    A teenage girl was trapped in a lift for more than three hours, before she was rescued and admitted to a hospital in Thane in an unconcious condition, fire brigade sources said. Pooja Jadhav (15) who resides on the seventh floor of the BSUP Housing Complex in the Tulsidham locality...
  • Flood alert in four districts, 60 school boys rescued 27-07-2013 01:57 AM

    With incessant rain raising water level in two major rivers, Odisha government on Friday asked collectors of four northern districts to keep a vigil on the situation, even as fire brigade personnel rescued 60 boys from a state run ashram school in Mayurbhanj district. "We have rescued 60 male students...
  • Mumbai: Slab of a building collapses, some people feared trapped 18-06-2013 10:45 AM

    A slab of a building collapsed in Bhayandar, outskirts of Mumbai. A few people are feared to be trapped in the debris. Five fire brigades and three teams of civic bodies have been called in for rescue work. More deatils awaited. ...
  • Thane building collapse case: Two more arrested 08-04-2013 11:06 PM

    Mumbai: Police on Monday arrested two more people in connection with a seven-storey building collapse in Thane in which 74 people lost their lives. Police arrested Farookh Abdul Latif Chapra and Rafiq Daud Kamdar, taking the number of people arrested in the case to nine. Thane Police on Saturday arrested...
  • Thane building collapse: 9 arrested, sent to police custody 07-04-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Thane Commissioner of Police KP Raghuvanshi on Sunday said that nine people have been arrested in the building collapse that led to death of 74 people and injured over 60 and sent to police custody till April 20. Raghuivanshi also said that one of the builders was nabbed in...
  • Thane building collapse: 8 accused produced in court 07-04-2013 01:42 PM

    Mumbai: The police have now arrested one more person including two builders, the local corporator, an Assistant Sub Inspector, a Suspended Deputy Commissioner and also an Assistant Commissioner of the Thane Municipality in the Thane building collapse. The eight people have been charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act and...
  • Thane: 4-yr-old recovered from debris opens her eyes 07-04-2013 12:21 PM

    Thane: The four-year-old miracle survivor of Thursday's Daighar building crash in Thane finally opened her eyes to harsh reality on Sunday, and cried, much to the relief of surviving relatives and siblings, doctors said. The victim, Sandhya Thakur, had been unable to open her eyes, swollen with dust, watering and...
  • Thane building collapse: 73 dead, seven arrested 07-04-2013 08:09 AM

    Mumbai: Seven people including the two builders were arrested on Saturday, three days after after a seven-storey building collapsed like a pack of cards in Thane. Seventy three people have died and more than 60 injured in Maharashtra's worst ever building collapse in decades. Thane Police on Saturday arrested seven...
  • Thane building collapse: rescue operation over, 72 dead 06-04-2013 12:54 PM

    Mumbai: The NDRF said that rescue operation in the tragic Thane building collapse is over and the death toll has gone up to 72 in one of Maharashtra's worst ever building tragedy. More than 60 people have been injured after a seven-storey building collapsed like a pack of cards in...
  • Thane building collapse: Builder, contractor booked for culpable homicide 06-04-2013 12:37 PM

    More than 24 hours after the horrific building collapse in Thane, the death toll is still rising. 71 people are reported dead so far. This toll includes 9 boys and 13 girls. ...
  • Thane building collapse: Survivors claim many children still buried under debris 06-04-2013 10:27 AM

    More than 40 hours after the horrific building collapse in Thane, the death toll is still climbing. Seventy one people are reported dead so far and the toll includes nine boys and 13 girls. More than sixty people have been injured in one of the worst building collapse disasters in...
  • Thane building collapse: 71 dead, rescue operation still on 06-04-2013 07:29 AM

    Mumbai: More than 40 hours after the horrific building collapse in Thane, the death toll is still climbing. Seventy one people are reported dead so far and the toll includes nine boys and 13 girls. More than sixty people have been injured in one of the worst building collapse disasters...
  • News 360: Thane building collapse kills 48, injures over 60 05-04-2013 10:08 PM

    In one of Maharashtra's worst building collapses in a decade, over 40 people have died and 60 have been injured after a seven-storeyed building in Laxmi Compound in Mumbra, a suburb of Thane, crashed down like a pack of cards into a heap of rubble on Thursday evening. ...
  • Thane: 4-yr-old girl rescued, family yet to be traced 05-04-2013 03:08 PM

    Mumbai: Among those injured in the Thane building collapse is a four-year-old girl, whose parents are yet to be traced. She was rescued by a person who is now taking care of her in the hospital. The man claims she was found with several injuries including on her head and...
  • Thane: 36 dead, 59 injured in building collapse; Chavan visits accident site 05-04-2013 12:59 PM

    The death toll in the Thane building collapse climbed to 36 - 11 of them children. More people are still trapped in the rubble and lack of equipment is hampering rescue work. ...
  • Thane building: Fire brigade ill-equipped to deal with such a tragedy? 05-04-2013 11:41 AM

    Mumbai: Forty one people have died in the Thane building collapse and over 60 were injured in one of the worst building collapse disasters in Maharashtra. The seven-storied, under-construction illegal building collapsed on Thursday evening. The rescue operations are being hampered due to severe shortage of fire stations in the...
  • Teaching fire safety through street plays 12-06-2010 03:10 PM

    In Mumbai, fire fighters are now using street plays in an effort to teach safety measures to people. ...
  • CJ reports taxi on fire, authorities arrive late 23-05-2008 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar supported the BCCI's decision to suspend the five uncapped Indian players as allegations of spot-fixing in the IPL surfaced through a television sting operation in which these players were named. Yes, it was correct to suspend them. That's the least they could have...
  • Fire tenders late, kids die in fire 07-05-2007 09:23 AM

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  • Fire stations get 200 calls on Diwali 22-10-2006 11:14 AM

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