FIRE SAFETY NORMS

  • T'puram: Fire safety norms for NOCs amended August 29, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Orders were issued on Tuesday revising the norms for issuing NOCs for buildings after assessing the fire safety measures. For singlestorey buildings up to ten metres in height, the NOC will be issued by a committee headed by the Assistant Divisional Officer of the Fire and Rescue Services. The...
  • Fire safety norms reviewed in Kolkata hospitals December 12, 2011

    Kolkata: A fourmember probe team from fire services department on Monday visited a number of private and government hospitals to review firefighting arrangements there to avoid disasters like AMRI. "The Government is committed to taking stern action against those flouting fire safety norms. NOC for fire safety compliance is mandatory for...
  • Fire hazards galore at Mumbai skyscrapers March 2, 2010

    Mumbai: With underequipped fire stations, residents are now left to their own devices if tragedy strikes. Maximum city Mumbai is India's tallest story with the highest number of highrises in the country. The higher you go the better the view. But as we found out, if there's a fire, you...
  • Organisations flout fire saftey norms in Hyderabad March 1, 2010

    Chaos reigned both outside and inside a super specialty hospital in Hyderabad, as inmates battled a fire, breaking window panes, some even jumping off the 3rd floor. The fire claimed 3 lives, injuring several others. Three weeks later, the hospital is gearing up to restart.. even as fire officials observe...