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Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) again began a rescue operation around 1am on Sunday. The fire brigade team did not find anybody in the operation which went on till 4.50am(HT FILE)

‘We heard people scream from under debris’, Bhiwandi locals tell civic body

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Fire brigade team carries out another rescue op for 4 hours, finds nobody under debris.
Rescuers search for survivors in the debris of a four storey building which collapsed on Saturday killing two persons and injuring five others.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Rescuers search for survivors in the debris of a four storey building which collapsed on Saturday killing two persons and injuring five others.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Rescuers draw blank in second search at site of Bhiwandi house collapse after locals say they heard voices

Hindustan Times, Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) | By Sajana Nambiar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2019 11:35 AM IST
Rescuers carried out a four-hour long operation before the BNCMC called off the search at 4.50 am after they did not find anybody under the debris of the four-storey building.
Two died and five were injured when the ground plus four floored Munnavar building collapsed in Bhiwandi Shanti nager area on Saturday around 1.15am. Twenty-two families were evacuated from the building which was illegally built. The rescue operation was carried out by TDRF and NDRF team.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Two died and five were injured when the ground plus four floored Munnavar building collapsed in Bhiwandi Shanti nager area on Saturday around 1.15am. Twenty-two families were evacuated from the building which was illegally built. The rescue operation was carried out by TDRF and NDRF team.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Two killed, five hurt as illegal building collapses in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi

Hindustan Times, Bhiwandi | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 10:36 AM IST
On Friday night, residents of the 10-year-old unnamed building called the Bhiwandi-Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) after they noticed cracks in the structure and saw chunks of plaster falling off the building.
There are four fire stations of BNCMC, which cater to approximately 13 to 14 lakh people. The fire department has four fire tenders out of which one is under repair.(HT Photo)
There are four fire stations of BNCMC, which cater to approximately 13 to 14 lakh people. The fire department has four fire tenders out of which one is under repair.(HT Photo)

Fire destroys two godowns in Bhiwandi, Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Bhiwandi | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 03:58 AM IST
The fire that broke out in Gayatri compound in Prerna complex near Anjur Phata in Val village was brought under control by 9.30am. The cooling operations went on till late in the evening.
A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)
A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)

Bhiwandi civic body to conduct structural audit of unsafe building

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Bhiwandi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:26 AM IST
40 families evacuated from 27-year-old building; BNCMC will approach VJTI to conduct another structural audit
The building was constructed eight years ago and was declared unsafe six months ago.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
The building was constructed eight years ago and was declared unsafe six months ago.(Praful Gangurde/HT)

Occupants refuse to vacate unsafe buildings despite issuing notices: Bhiwandi civic body

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Bhiwandi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2018 11:17 PM IST
Sources say even new buildings, which appear safe from outside, need structural audit
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