Fire broke out in Mumbai’s Kurla West due to a cylinder blast in Mehtab CHS building. Seven fire tenders reached on the spot. Later, the fire has been brought under control. More details are awaited. Mumbai: Fire breaks out at two-story building in Kurla West due to cylinder blast
A huge fire broke out in a godown in Khairani area of Saki Naka suburb in the metropolis on Friday evening, and efforts were on to douse it, an official said. There are no reports of injuries to anyone as yet in the fire that broke out at 6:10pm, the official said.Mumbai: Fire in Saki Naka godown, no injuries reported
The delegation, which arrived in India on Monday, comprises of Israel's Fire and Rescue Commissioner Dedy Simhi, Commander of National Fire and Rescue Academy Zvi Tsoran, International Liaison Officer Yoram Levy, and Hazmat Shift Officer Liron Soll. The visit has come a day ahead of the 11th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
Mumbai: fire breaks out in a slum at Lalmati, opposite Bandra Fire Station. 8 water tankers and 9 Fire tenders at the spot Mumbai: Fire breaks out in a slum at Lalmati
A fire broke out in an under-construction building near Kamala Mills compound in Mumbai. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Mumbai: Fire breaks out near Kamala Mills compound
Sena leaders said that the shifting out of accounts from Axis Bank or discussions around a shift are to do with finding “safer” public sector banks. Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of former CM Devendra Fadnavis, is a senior executive with Axis Bank. A spokesperson for the BJP claimed vengeance on part of the former ally.
A total of nine people were also injured in the accident. The deceased has been identified as Sakina Kapasi, Mohin Kapasi, Tasleem Kapasi and Dawood Kapasi.
Relatives of the woman alleged firemen delayed the rescue of those stranded near the washroom of the restobar, an allegation the fire department denied.
Past horrors: Just 10 days ago 12 labourers were killed after a fire broke out in a Saki Naka snack shop; in 2015, eight people died at a Chinese eatery in Kurla after a fire due to a short circuit.
"The Mumbai fire incident reiterates the need for improving infrastructure conditions, in particular fire safety," National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) president Rahul Singh said in a statement.
Khushbu Bhansali, the birthday girl, died less than an hour of turning 29. Three years ago, she and one of her closest friends, Kinjal Mehta (28), both from Girgaum, had their weddings the same day.
The state government, has so far not announced compensation to the victims.
The building was said to be dilapidated and its residents had engaged a builder to redevelop the property. However, later authorities claimed that the building was unauthorised.
The third, fourth and fifth floors of the nine-storey building were the worst affected due to the blaze.
Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. There are no reports of any casualty so far.
The fire was reported from the building's 25th floor. The building's name is not known right now.
In a fresh application filed through his lawyer Manuel Luis Ferreira on May 31, Salem sought to be taken to Portugal to testify. He is undergoing life terms in the 1995 builder Pradeep Jain murder case and the 1993 serial blasts cases.
A second submarine berthed near INS Sindhurakshak submarine that exploded and sank was saved from a possible disaster.
Prima facie a lightning strike on Friday evening -- when Mumbai and surrounding areas received thundershowers -- triggered the fire, sources said.
According to BMC Disaster Control, the blaze was reported at around 2 a.m. in the Maimuna Building in the sprawling Bohra Colony, here.
The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, and decoration equipment on the ground floor of the building.
The names of Pathak and Tulli were added to the FIR lodged on December 29 against the owners of 1 Above -- Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar.
A senior police official gave the names of Mojo's Bistro pub owners as Yug K Pathak and Nagpur-based businessman Yug Tulli.
Civic officials inspected 615 establishments and initiated action against 355 hotels, restaurants and pubs for the illegalities till yesterday, the BMC said.
Insurance companies are expected to take a collective knock of Rs 100 crore on their books on account of an inferno that destroyed most of a cold storage plant and its contents in Navi Mumbai last week.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG), which is co-ordinating search and rescue as well as fire fighting operations on the vessel in the Arabian Sea, feels the missing crew members may be trapped on board 'Maersk Honam' itself.
In the last six years more than 25 people have been killed in Naval accidents. The highest number of casualties was when 18 saliors died when a blast took place at the torpedo compartment of INS Sindhurakshak.
The inquiry by the Mumbai Fire Department found that LPG cylinders were brought to the venue at Girgaum Chowpaty by the show organisers.
Taking a dig at CM ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur expressway project, Sena said BJP's vision might be that regions along the super highway will prosper and land prices will increase.
A fire broke out in a building in the Antop Hill neighborhood in Mumbai.
Mumbai police said a case was registered last night under IPC sections 336, for an act endangering life or personal safety of others, and under 285.
It also picked at the BJP which recently organised 'Mann Ki Baat' programme at 10 spots in the city, facilitating citizens to listen to the PM's radio show.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu recently sang his paeans to the prime minister calling him as "God's gift to India".
In a veiled attack on the Chief Minister, an editorial in the Sena mouthpiece said: "What has changed with the new government ? If someone knows please tell us."
Thackeray today appeared to tone down his aggressive posturing and asked party activists to halt the agitation even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured auto drivers protection.
"An oil leakage was detected this morning and we had taken all the necessary precautions. But at 6 PM, we were informed of a fire," MbPT chairman R M Parmar said.
The inferno killed officers of the Mumbai fire brigade, that included Sunil Nesarikar, Sudhir Amin, Mahendra Desai and Sanjay Rane.
Fire broke out in two adjoining apartments of noted actress and Trinamool Congress MP Moon Moon Sen. She and her daughter Riya Sen were unhurt.
Navy today ordered a board of inquiry to probe the explosion and subsequent fire onboard its submarine INS Sindurakshak which has sunk.
A major fire has broken out in a 21-storey residential building near Mumbai Central railway station in south Mumbai, fire officials said.
It is a strange scenario where the party with largest mandate is joining hands with a party that fared badly during the recent Assembly polls.
The blaze erupted due to a short-circuit at the office of IndusInd Bank Ltd in MIDC, Andheri.
One person was killed and 30 others were injured in a fire at a hotel in Navi Mumbai's Vashi area early this morning, civic officials said.
Two employees of JSW Ispat Steel died and six others were injured as one of its offices at Victoria House here suffered partial collapse, JSW Steel said today.
Bollywood actor Hritik Roshan, who has three offices in the building, visited the site to take stock of the damage.
The stage is set for Anna Hazare's three-day fast at the MMRDA ground in Bandra-Kurla Complex from Tuesday to push for a stronger Lokpal.
The BMC issued a high tide alert after heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day disrupting train services on the Central and Harbour line, throwing normal life out of gear.
Fire broke out in the godown of a plastic company in Mumbai's north-east suburb of Kurla early on Sunday, fire officials said.
'We are now the world’s only company to offer all types of fire protection products including inert gases, chemical gases and water,' says Shah.
Three storeys of Chaddha Mansion at Lamington collapsed last night and some people were trapped under the debris.
Two persons were killed and 20 injured as a large group of Muslim youngsters who had gathered at Azad Maidan in South Mumbai.
Govt equated the Mumbai terror attacks to a "war" thrust upon the nation and vowed to give a "befitting" reply to the perpetrators.
An India Navy warship INS Vindhyagiri, which collided head-on with a Cyprus flag merchant ship, M V Nordlake, near Sunk Rock Lighthouse off Mumbai harbour on Sunday evening, caught fire early on Monday morning. The naval dockyard could not control the fire and has sought help from the Mumbai fire brigade.
There were 18 persons on board the 2,300 tonne submarine, powered by a combination of diesel generators and electric batteries.
An explosion resulting in a major fire took place on board INS Sindhurakshak, a Kilo class submarine of the Indian Navy, shortly after midnight.
The Taj Mahal hotel, known for its super luxurious interiors with vaulted alabaster ceilings, beautiful archways and the dramatic cantilever stairways, now stands completely shattered.
Two Americans, one 64 and the other 76, trapped at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel on that fateful night, made a daring escape with the help of the Mumbai Fire Brigade.
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