Property worth lakhs of rupees gutted in fire in UP

Property worth several lakh rupees was Wednesday gutted when a double storey godown cum residential building caught fire in Guljarnagar locality here, police said today.

Two firemen die in major fire; firefighting continues in Chandigarh

Bodies of two fireman were retrieved from the debris of a collapsed four-storey building in the wee hours, even as firefighting continued Monday after a major a fire broke out in it last night.

Six of family charred to death in house fire in Delhi

Six members of a family including four minors were charred to death when a major fire broke out inside their house under mysterious circumstances.

PIL in SC for court-monitored probe in INS Sindhuratna tragedy

PIL was filed in Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS Sindhuratna and compensation of Rs 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers who died.

Fire breaks out at Ludhiana restaurant

A major fire broke out at the Umar Mandi restaurant in Ludhiana Thursday.

Infant charred to death in fire

A four-month-old baby boy was charred to death when a fire broke out in his house in the outskirts of Jammu, police said Wednesday.

After stampede, fire kills 1 at Maha Kumbh

Almost a week after the Allahabad Railway Station stampeded, another tragedy hit the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela in Allahabad with a major fire leaving one person dead and others injured.

Minor fire in Shastri Bhawan, all safe

A minor fire broke out in the third floor of Shastri Bhawan, housing several ministries, this Friday but no one was injured, fire brigade officials said.

Fire claims one life, damages property worth lakhs

A woman was charred to death and property worth lakhs destroyed in a fire that broke out in an automobile spare parts shop and engulfed a number of adjoining commercial establishments in the early hours.

WB: Fire breaks out in SSKM seminar hall

A fire broke out in a seminar hall in the state-run SSKM Hospital campus here this Wednesday, but was doused before it could cause any major damage.

UP: Pregnant woman burnt alive in fire

A pregnant woman was charred to death when a fire broke out in Madargarh village in Sirsia area, police said Wednesday.

Fire at BSNL office turns 20,000 phone connections

Over 20,000 BSNL landline phone connections turned non-functional following a fire in the Navrangpura Telephone Exchange here Wednesday, officials said.

Ten injured in fire at Bhiwandi

A cluster of industrial godowns and hutments were gutted in fire that broke out at the powerloom of Bhiwandi town in the district, police said Thursday.

2 more AMRI officials held, total no of arrests 9

With the arrest of two senior
officials of the AMRI Hospital in connection with the
devastating fire, the
number of arrests rose to nine.

Exact cause of Kolkata hospital fire still unknown

Two days after the massive fire at
the AMRI Hospital that killed 93 persons, the exact cause of
the inferno remained unknown.

Tearful farewell to two AMRI nurses

Friends and colleagues bade
a tearful farewell to nurses Remya Rajan and Vineetha P K who
laid down their lives while saving patients from the fire.

Forensic experts fail to collect evidence at AMRI

Forensic experts could not
collect evidence at the AMRI Hospital, where more than 90
persons lost their lives after inhaling toxic fumes from a
devastating fire.

Fire-ravaged AMRI Hospital wears haunted look

An almost deserted AMRI Hospital,
where more than 90 people have died in a devastating fire,
wore a haunted look as only a few patients remained at
the facility.

Two Kerala nurses save 8 patients in AMRI die

Two young bravehearts from
Kerala, who were nurses in the fire-ravaged AMRI Hospital in
Kolkata, saved eight patients before their own lives were
snuffed out while trying to rescue another victim.

CPI demands judicial inquiry into Kol Fire tragedy

The CPI demanded a judicial
probe into the massive fire in Kolkata hospital in which 70
people were killed.