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A firefighter inspects damage during dousing operations after a fire broke out at a multistory DP Jindal Group corporate office in sector 44 near Huda City Center Metro Station, in Gurugram, India, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. (Photo by Rahul Grover/Hindustan Times)

Six-storey office building in Sector 44 gutted in major fire; no injuries as building was unoccupied

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:10 AM IST
More than 20 fire tenders were called into action to douse the fire. Fire department officials said that it took over two hours to get it under control, and nearly four hours to douse.
The woman is said to have been trapped inside the car after the central locking system jammed.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
The woman is said to have been trapped inside the car after the central locking system jammed.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

Newly-wed woman dies after car catches fire on Lucknow-Agra expressway

Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 09:47 PM IST
The man told the police that when he got out of the car and opened the bonnet the fire spread inside the cabin while his wife was still inside.
The Baghjan gas well fire which began suffered a blowout on May 27 and caught fire on June 9. The fire was put out on November 15.(OIL)
The Baghjan gas well fire which began suffered a blowout on May 27 and caught fire on June 9. The fire was put out on November 15.(OIL)

7 months after blowout, Baghjan gas well in Assam is finally abandoned

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:04 PM IST
Oil India Limited announced that it was abandoning the Baghjan gas well barely a fortnight after a major blaze was extinguished.
The fire broke out at 1am in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Uday Shivanand Hospital, which was designated a Covid-19 facility in September, following a short-circuit in equipment, an official said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
The fire broke out at 1am in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Uday Shivanand Hospital, which was designated a Covid-19 facility in September, following a short-circuit in equipment, an official said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Five killed in fire at Covid-19 hospital in Gujarat’s Rajkot

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Darshan Desai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 01:53 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted their condolences to the bereaved families, while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called for an investigation into such hospital fires.
The fire was brought under control and no casualties were reported.(ANI/Twitter)
The fire was brought under control and no casualties were reported.(ANI/Twitter)

Mumbai restaurant fire brought under control, no casualty

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 10:27 PM IST
Four fire tenders were present at the spot. The fire was brought under control and no casualties were reported.
The man had bought the smartphone from a store at a prominent mall in Rohini a month ago and gifted it to his 14-year-old niece who is a class nine student at a government school for her online classes.(HT Archive)
The man had bought the smartphone from a store at a prominent mall in Rohini a month ago and gifted it to his 14-year-old niece who is a class nine student at a government school for her online classes.(HT Archive)

40-yr-old sets himself on fire at mall after store refuses to replace handset

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 01:41 AM IST
The man, who repairs inverters for a living, suffered 40% burns and is being treated at Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, according to the Delhi Police.
Congressmen who were former student leaders of Panjab University interacting with media at the PU Student Centre.(Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)
Congressmen who were former student leaders of Panjab University interacting with media at the PU Student Centre.(Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

PU V-C playing with fire by delaying senate polls: Cong leaders

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 11:36 PM IST
The senate polls were postponed on October 15 for the second time amid apprehensions that the governing structure of the university could be changed
The firefighters had to reach the trapped residents by using hydraulic lifts and by scaling the adjacent building.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The firefighters had to reach the trapped residents by using hydraulic lifts and by scaling the adjacent building.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Delhi: Fire in residential building in GK, 7 trapped on top floor rescued

By Shiv Sunny
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 10:51 AM IST
Atul Garg, director of Delhi Fire Services, said that at least seven residents were stranded on the top floor of the building as smoke rose from the basement and engulfed the entire structure.
The machinery at the power plant of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam’s Visakhapatnam Steel Plant suffered major damage in the fire.(HT PHOTO)
The machinery at the power plant of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam’s Visakhapatnam Steel Plant suffered major damage in the fire.(HT PHOTO)

Fire at Vizag Steel Plant guts power plant machinery, no casualties

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 02:28 PM IST
The fire was reported at around 4.45 am and is suspected to have ben caused by the leakage of oil from the lubrication system.
Three fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames(ANI Photo)
Three fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames(ANI Photo)

8 injured in major fire at IOC petrol pump in Odisha

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 02:54 PM IST
Two of the injured are critical and have been shifted to SCB Medical College and hospital in Cuttack, said L D Sahu, director of Capital Hospital, where the rest are being treated.
Thirteen people were killed and 15 others injured when fire broke out at a tourist site in north China’s Shanxi province.(Representative image)
Thirteen people were killed and 15 others injured when fire broke out at a tourist site in north China’s Shanxi province.(Representative image)

13 killed in fire at tourist spot in north China

Beijing | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 08:57 PM IST
The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of snow sculptures at around 1 pm at the Taitaishan scenic site in Xiaoshanyan Village in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi, the provincial government said.
Fire at chemical factory in Pune (ANI Image)
Fire at chemical factory in Pune (ANI Image)

Fire at chemical unit in Pune; 12 workers rescued, none hurt

Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 01:23 PM IST
The incident took place in Kurkumbh industrial area on Pune-Solapur Road. Fire personnel took about four-and-a-half hours to douse the flames, an official said.
The incident took place at the office of Raymond company in Thane West.(HT Photo)
The incident took place at the office of Raymond company in Thane West.(HT Photo)

Fire breaks out at company office in Maharashtra’s Thane

Thane | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Fire tenders along with two fire engines, two rescue vehicles and one water tanker reached the spot. The incident took place at the office of Raymond company in Thane West.
Rescue workers examine a burnt bus at the accident site on a highway outside of Karachi, Pakistan.(AP Photo)
Rescue workers examine a burnt bus at the accident site on a highway outside of Karachi, Pakistan.(AP Photo)

Passenger bus catches fire in Pakistan, 13 killed

Karachi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 06:15 AM IST
The over-speeding bus, on its way to Karachi from Hyderabad, skidded off the road and burst into flames on Saturday, police and rescue officials said.
A fire broke out at an ONGC plant here in Surat(ANI)
A fire broke out at an ONGC plant here in Surat(ANI)

Fire at Hazira gas processing plant in Surat under control: ONGC

Surat | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:10 AM IST
Three consecutive blasts took place at ONGC Hazira Plant that led to the fire around 3am.
HT Image
HT Image

Minor fire in Thane residential complex, no injuries or casualties

Hindustan Times, Thane | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 05:56 PM IST
The lamp lit in a small temple in the flat appears to have led to the fire, Thane Municipal Corporation officials said
HT Image
HT Image

Fire breaks out in east Delhi building, family rescued

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 12:26 PM IST
The fire had sparked from meters installed under the building’s staircase, which was also the only exit and entry point
A view of the transformer up in flames inside the power substation after it caught fire, at Safipur village, in Sector 148, Noida
A view of the transformer up in flames inside the power substation after it caught fire, at Safipur village, in Sector 148, Noida

Huge fire at power substation in Noida’s Sector 148, none hurt

Hindustan Times, Noida | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 08:21 AM IST
According to fire officers, the blaze originated through a transformer and spread to another transformer and both went up in flames. Due to oil and inflammable materials there, the fire spread swiftly and thick black smoke could be seen from far away in the skyline.
File photo: A level two fire broke out at Mumbai’s British-era Crawford market in June.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
File photo: A level two fire broke out at Mumbai’s British-era Crawford market in June.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)

Fire breaks out at Mumbai’s Crawford Market, 8 fire tenders at spot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Fire-fighting operations are underway at present. More details on the accident and the cause of the fire are awaited.
The health department also launched verification of the Covid care centres across the state. (ANI photo)
The health department also launched verification of the Covid care centres across the state. (ANI photo)

3 arrested after 10 killed in fire at Andhra hotel used as Covid centre

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 09:27 PM IST
Hospital managing director Dr P Ramesh Babu said in a video message that the safety aspects at the Covid care centre were the responsibility of the hotel management as per the MOU between Ramesh Hospital and Swarna Palace.
Eight fire tenders have been rushed to the site as fire broke out soon after the explosion.(ANI)
Eight fire tenders have been rushed to the site as fire broke out soon after the explosion.(ANI)

5 injured after LPG explosion in Delhi’s Tigri area

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The incident occurred at 7 pm on Saturday.
Image for representation.(ANI)
Image for representation.(ANI)

Fire at snack centre in Ulhasnagar kills one, 12 injured

Hindustan Times, Ulhasnagar | By Sajana Nambiar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Of those injured, three have sustained severe injuries while others have suffered minor injuries.
The incident came to light after a video went viral on social media in which the woman is seen setting herself ablaze in front of a team of government personnel while a JCB machine is seen destroying the crop in her farm field. (Videograb)
The incident came to light after a video went viral on social media in which the woman is seen setting herself ablaze in front of a team of government personnel while a JCB machine is seen destroying the crop in her farm field. (Videograb)

In Madhya Pradesh, woman sets herself on fire protesting crop destruction

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Former chief minister Kamal Nath tweeted the video, attacking CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and urging the government to conduct an investigation into the case.
Salvage operations at the Baghjan gas well in Assam’s in Tinsukia district is on to cap a blaze that has been raging for more than a month.(PTI)
Salvage operations at the Baghjan gas well in Assam’s in Tinsukia district is on to cap a blaze that has been raging for more than a month.(PTI)

Work on capping Assam gas well fire resumes day after explosion

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2020 07:51 PM IST
The fire at the Baghjan gas well has been raging since June 9 after it suffered a blowout on May 27.
Firefighters are at work to put out a fire at the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, western France(AFP)
Firefighters are at work to put out a fire at the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, western France(AFP)

Major fire at cathedral in French city of Nantes

Rennes, France | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2020 01:53 PM IST
Fire crews were alerted just before 08:00 am (0600 GMT) to the blaze at the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, construction on which started in the 15th century, the emergency operations centre said.
A level-4 fire broke out at a shopping centre in Borivali West of Mumbai earlier this morning.(ANI)
A level-4 fire broke out at a shopping centre in Borivali West of Mumbai earlier this morning.(ANI)

Fire breaks out at shopping centre in Mumbai’s Borivali, 14 fire engines on spot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 11:36 AM IST
According to the MFB, the fire is confined to the basement of the ground plus two-storey shopping complex.
A call about the fire was received at around 10.23 pm and 34 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Service Director.(ANI/Twitter)
A call about the fire was received at around 10.23 pm and 34 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Service Director.(ANI/Twitter)

Major fire in West Delhi warehouse: Official

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 03:45 AM IST
It is suspected that the warehouse had medical equipments, he said, adding the fire-fighting operations are underway to bring the blaze under control.
The call about the fire was received around 1.30 pm and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot, an official said.(ANI (Representative image))
The call about the fire was received around 1.30 pm and five fire tenders were rushed to the spot, an official said.(ANI (Representative image))

Fire breaks out in social justice ministry office at Shastri Bhawan

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2020 05:59 PM IST
No casualty was reported in the incident and the fire was brought under control within 25 minutes, a Delhi Fire Services official said.
Seven fire tenders rushed to the spot to put off the blaze, which erupted around 10 am, fire brigade sources told PTI.(File photo for representation)
Seven fire tenders rushed to the spot to put off the blaze, which erupted around 10 am, fire brigade sources told PTI.(File photo for representation)

Fire breaks out at multi-storey building in Kolkata

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 11:43 AM IST
The blaze quickly spread to other floors of the dilapidated building, which houses several offices and godowns, most of which were shut on Sunday, they said.
Image for representation.(ANI)
Image for representation.(ANI)

Two fire incidents reported in Mumbai, no casualties

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2020 09:49 AM IST
In the first incident, a level-two fire was reported at Nand-Dham Industrial estate in Marol area of Andheri.
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