Delhi fire department gets 293 calls on Diwali

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) received 293 calls -- the highest in the past five years -- on Diwali on Thursday, an official said on Friday.

22,786 fire incidents in Delhi during 2012

Delhi witnessed over 22,700 fire incidents during 2012, a marginal increase from previous year, though there has been a decrease in casualties.

Fire threat looms large over RML Hospital

Govt-run Ram Manohar Lohia hospital that caters to over 7,000 patients a day has not been able to "correct" 16 fire-prone areas inside its premises.