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Chronology of major fire accidents

kolkata Updated: Dec 09, 2011 13:47 IST
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Over 60 patients suffocated to death when a devastating fire broke out in a private hospital in Kolkata on Friday. Following is the chronology of major fire accidents in the country in the last 10 years.

August 6, 2001: 28 mentally ill people were killed in a fire mishap at a private mental asylum in Erwadi in Tamil Nadu.

January 23, 2004: 50 people died and 40 were injured when a fire broke out at a marriage hall in Srirangam in Tamil Nadu.

July 16, 2004: 91 school children were killed in a fire accident at Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu.

September 15, 2005 : 35 people were killed and 50 injured in a fire in three illegal firecracker factories in Khusropur village of Bihar.

April 10, 2006: 64 people died and 80 sustained injuries after a fire engulfed the tent at a crowded consumer trade fair in Meerut.

February 22, 2006: Ten people were killed and 19 injured in a fire in a a fireworks plant in Tamil Nadu.

November 20, 2011: 14 people died and over 30 injured when a fire broke out at a community function of eunuchs in Nandnagari in East Delhi.

December 9, 2011: Fire in Kolkata's AMRI hospital.