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'All patients evacuated, no casualty due to fire', clarifies Mumbai hospital

The hospital is situated on the third floor of the Dreams mall in Mumbai's Bhandup area. The authorities are trying to ascertain the cause of the fire.
The firefighters are still trying to douse the blaze which started after midnight.(HT Photo/Pratik Chorge)
The firefighters are still trying to douse the blaze which started after midnight.(HT Photo/Pratik Chorge)
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 10:29 AM IST
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Fire breaks out at Fatima Sana Shaikh’s house, actor thanks fire department for prompt response

Fatima Sana Shaikh shared a picture and thanked fire department for their prompt response after a fire broke out at her place Thursday night.
Fatima Sana Shaikh thanks Mumbai’s fire department for prompt response after a fire at her place.
Fatima Sana Shaikh thanks Mumbai’s fire department for prompt response after a fire at her place.
Published on Dec 04, 2020 06:25 PM IST
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Fire breaks out at six-storey building in Mumbai’s Powai, no casualties reported

According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, the operation was challenging as smoke was logged on upper floors of the six storey commercial building.
Fire broke out at a commercial building in Mumbai’s Powai.(ANI Photo)
Fire broke out at a commercial building in Mumbai’s Powai.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 10:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul Thakkar | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

BMC receives complaints of gas leak from multiple locations, asks residents not to panic

Earlier, a similar gas leak complaints were filed by citizens in September 2019, however, the source of gas leak was detected.
The BMC’s disaster management department had got around 37 complaints from over 15 locations, followed by over 50 complaints by MFB and few complaints by the Mumbai Police.(HT Photo)
The BMC’s disaster management department had got around 37 complaints from over 15 locations, followed by over 50 complaints by MFB and few complaints by the Mumbai Police.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 08:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul Thakkar

Mumbai’s Dharavi crosses 500 mark, sees highest single-day jump of 94 in Covid-19 cases

The first case in Dharavi was reported on April 1, after which the cases crossed the 100 mark on April 17, 200 mark on April 24, 250 cases on April 26 and 300 cases on April 28. The toll doubled from 10 deaths by April 17 to 20 deaths as of May 3.
The city on Sunday saw 441 cases, which took the count to 8,800 from 8,359 on Saturday. The death count went up to 342 on Sunday with 21 new deaths.(HT Photo)
The city on Sunday saw 441 cases, which took the count to 8,800 from 8,359 on Saturday. The death count went up to 342 on Sunday with 21 new deaths.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2020 03:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul R Thakkar

Fire breaks out at timer yard in Mumbai’s Byculla

According to Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) official, “Fire confined to a large stock of timber in wooden godown at the ground floor. Around 8 fire fighting jets are in operation for the same.”
Fire breaks out in a timber yard of Mustafa Bazaar in Mumbai’s Byculla.(ANI Photo)
Fire breaks out in a timber yard of Mustafa Bazaar in Mumbai’s Byculla.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul R Thakkar

Major fire in Mumbai’s Goregaon godown housing chemicals & pharmaceuticals, eight fire engines pressed

Goregaon godown fire: No injuries were reported so far but three firemen were rushed to hospital after they complained of suffocation.
Firefighters are busy dowsing Goregaon godown fire that broke out on early Saturday morning(Hindustan Times/Representative picture)
Firefighters are busy dowsing Goregaon godown fire that broke out on early Saturday morning(Hindustan Times/Representative picture)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 12:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Bandra blaze: Two MTNL staff under fire for negligence

According to the fire brigade, the blaze began on the second floor due to a spark in the tube light fittings above the false ceiling.
Fire breaks out in MTNL building at Bandra in Mumbai. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Fire breaks out in MTNL building at Bandra in Mumbai. (Photo by Satyabrata Tripathy/Hindustan Times)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 05:34 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya MS

Parts of empty five-storey building in Mumbai collapses, one injured

Residents of the building near central Mumbai’s J J Hospital had vacated it which ensured that there were no fatalities although a teenager was injured by the debris.
The building was empty when parts of it collapsed early Sunday morning.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The building was empty when parts of it collapsed early Sunday morning.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 11:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Mumbai building collapse toll up to 13; Maharashtra begins damage control

While the toll in Tuesday’s Kesarbai building mishap rose to 13, the state moved to remove certain obstacles and facilitate faster redevelopment of dilapidated buildings in Mumbai .
Rescue operations underway at the spot in Dongri.(HT File)
Rescue operations underway at the spot in Dongri.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondents, Mumbai

Mumbai building collapse highlights: Rescue ops to continue through the night, debris being removed manually

At least 10 have been reported dead, eight injured and over two dozen are feared trapped in rubble after a 100-year-old building in Mumbai’s Dongri area collapsed on Tuesday. The collapse was reported at 11:40 am in the morning and the officials have said that nearly 40-50 people are feared to be trapped. Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and fire tenders were rushed to the spot to carry out the rescue operations which are underway.Confirming that the building is 100 years old, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis said that the state government has ordered an investigation into the building collapse.Follow highlights here:

A woman looks from a window as rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai on Tuesday, July 16. A four-story residential building collapsed in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said.(Photo: AP)
A woman looks from a window as rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai on Tuesday, July 16. A four-story residential building collapsed in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said.(Photo: AP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 07:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Andheri school violated fire safety norms, has no OC’: Mumbai Fire Brigade

A recent inspection by the fire department revealed that the school has no fire safety equipment even in the science laboratory.
A private school in Andheri has come under the scanner of authorities for allegedly violating the Maharashtra Fire Safety Act and for operating without an Occupancy Certificate (OC).(Hindustan Times)
A private school in Andheri has come under the scanner of authorities for allegedly violating the Maharashtra Fire Safety Act and for operating without an Occupancy Certificate (OC).(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 02:49 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByAnkita Bhatkhande

Mumbai wall collapse death toll up at 27

Sunil Sutiba Jadhav was declared dead at 630am, according to officials of the disaster management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC).
Heavy rain had brought down a retaining wall of BMC’s reservoir on hutments on a hillock in Kurar village, Malad around 1am on Tuesday(Pramod Thakur/ HT Photo)
Heavy rain had brought down a retaining wall of BMC’s reservoir on hutments on a hillock in Kurar village, Malad around 1am on Tuesday(Pramod Thakur/ HT Photo)
Published on Jul 05, 2019 02:18 PM IST
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Malad wall collapse: No end to survivors’ struggle

Around 100 huts or more were damaged in the wall collapse incident in Malad which left 26 dead and more than 120 others injured.
On Wednesday, several residents from the hutments at Malad returned to the spot where their homes had stood.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
On Wednesday, several residents from the hutments at Malad returned to the spot where their homes had stood.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 04, 2019 02:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul R Thakkar

‘Mujhe bahar nikalo’: Teen found after 12 hours, dies on way to hospital

Bodies of the parents and the three-year-old were found in the morning, while Deepa’s body was found around 2pm. The rescue operations, which started around 2am, got tough as it kept raining through the night. The teams kept Sanchita engaged in a conversation.
NDRF and fire brigade personnel during rescue work at Kurar village in Malad, Mumbai, after a wall collapsed there .(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)
NDRF and fire brigade personnel during rescue work at Kurar village in Malad, Mumbai, after a wall collapsed there .(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 12:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMehul R Thakkar and Swapnil Rawal

Child, woman trapped under debris after wall collapses in Mumbai’s Malad

At least 13 people were killed after the wall collapsed on the hutments built on a hill slope in Kurar village in Malad East. The incident was reported at around 1am on Tuesday.
A woman and a child were trapped under the debris of the wall, which collapsed on hutments killing 13 people in Mumbai’s Malad East early on Tuesday(HT Photo)
A woman and a child were trapped under the debris of the wall, which collapsed on hutments killing 13 people in Mumbai’s Malad East early on Tuesday(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2019 11:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

19 dead in Mumbai after highest rain in 24 hours since 2005 flood

School education minister Ashish Shelar confirmed late on Monday night that all schools in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Palghar will remain shut on Tuesday.
Water logging near Natraj cinema in Mumbai’s Chembur.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Water logging near Natraj cinema in Mumbai’s Chembur.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2020 01:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondents

Class 10 student killed in a fire at Dadar police colony

The victim, Shravani Chavan, was alone in her third-floor home, which, according to witnesses, was locked from outside and bolted from inside.
The flat in the Om Sai Ram building, one of the U-shaped police quarters inside the compound, was a one-room- kitchen home. The room was gutted completely, while the kitchen was relatively less damaged.(HT Photo)
The flat in the Om Sai Ram building, one of the U-shaped police quarters inside the compound, was a one-room- kitchen home. The room was gutted completely, while the kitchen was relatively less damaged.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 02:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

3 rescued from septic tank in Mumbai’s Chembur; search on for more

The three fell reportedly after a truck ran over the septic tank and broke its cover, said officials from the BMC’s disaster management cell.
It was declared a level two incident, which is not a major operation, at 10:38am by the Mumbai Fire Brigade. Personnel of the fire brigade and police and ward officials were involved in the operation.(Kunal Patil/ HT Photo)
It was declared a level two incident, which is not a major operation, at 10:38am by the Mumbai Fire Brigade. Personnel of the fire brigade and police and ward officials were involved in the operation.(Kunal Patil/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2019 03:56 PM IST
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Kamala Mills blaze: Three top civic officials guilty, says BMC chief

The internal inquiry was headed by additional municipal commissioner Vijay Singhal, who submitted his report to civic chief Ajoy Mehta on Wednesday.
The 2017 fire at the Kamala Mills eateries killed 14 people.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The 2017 fire at the Kamala Mills eateries killed 14 people.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 12:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySagar Pillai

Mumbai fire brigade manages a tall order, to get special vehicle to reach up to 50 floors

The special purpose vehicle will have an in-built pump that can push water up to the 50th floor. It will help in cases where the building’s internal fire-fighting system – dedicated pipes that carry water to every floor– is not working.
File photo of a fire in Sargam Society near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar in Mumbai, December 27, 2018. Currently, the fire brigade has a pump that can throw water up to 30m, or nine-ten floors of a building.(Pratik Chorge/HT File)
File photo of a fire in Sargam Society near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar in Mumbai, December 27, 2018. Currently, the fire brigade has a pump that can throw water up to 30m, or nine-ten floors of a building.(Pratik Chorge/HT File)
Published on Feb 13, 2019 01:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S

What does the Mumbai civic budget have in store for fire safety?

One of the top priorities of the Mumbai fire brigade is to enhance the skills of its personnel, besides the usual upgrading of firefighting equipment, according to a senior officer.
The past year saw comparatively more high-rise fires in the cit(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
The past year saw comparatively more high-rise fires in the cit(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 08:05 AM IST
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ByEeshanpriya MS, Mumbai

Mumbai Fire Brigade buys Rs 7.5-cr Hazmat truck to tackle chemical disasters

The Hazmat truck, also known as a hazardous material apparatus vehicle, has varied equipment to handle specific chemical and radiological disasters. It was procured from Slovenia for Rs 7.5 crore.
The new Hazmat truck procured by the Mumbai Fire Brigade will be used from February-end.(HT Photo)
The new Hazmat truck procured by the Mumbai Fire Brigade will be used from February-end.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 03:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySagar Pillai, Mumbai

Mumbai got 3,987 fire calls in 10 months of 2018, lowest in 3 years

Major incidents were reported in December; fire officials say they are unsure of the cause of spike
A fire broke out in a cloth dying factory in Saravali village at Kongaon MIDC in Bhiwandi on Monday. The fire was doused after 8 hours. No casualties or injuries were reported.(HT Photo)
A fire broke out in a cloth dying factory in Saravali village at Kongaon MIDC in Bhiwandi on Monday. The fire was doused after 8 hours. No casualties or injuries were reported.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 01, 2019 08:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySteffy Thevar, Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai

Fire rages in commercial building in Mumbai’s Worli, 12 firemen injured

While the fire was confined to the ground floor of the four-storey structure, the smoke engulfed the entire building within minutes as there was a stock of medicines and chemicals there.
Mumbai, India - Dec. 29, 2018: Fire breaks out in Sadhana house near BDD Chawl,Worli in Mumbai, India, on Saturday, December 29, 2018. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - Dec. 29, 2018: Fire breaks out in Sadhana house near BDD Chawl,Worli in Mumbai, India, on Saturday, December 29, 2018. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Dec 29, 2018 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Aarey fire: Can’t rule out suspicious activity, says fire brigade

The report says that some portions of the hillock were unaffected by the blaze, which raises questions of whether some suspicious activity led to the fire.
On December 3, a fire broke out at 6.21pm behind New Mhada Colony at Goregaon (East) and took almost 14 hours to be completely doused.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
On December 3, a fire broke out at 6.21pm behind New Mhada Colony at Goregaon (East) and took almost 14 hours to be completely doused.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 08:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySteffy Thevar, Mumbai

Aarey fire doused after 14 hours, environment minister asks police to start probe

The Mumbai fire brigade took more than 14 hours to completely put out the fire that broke out near Aarey Milk Colony on Monday evening
A day after a massive fire on a plot of land in Aarey forest, a black patch showed the extent of the blaze.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A day after a massive fire on a plot of land in Aarey forest, a black patch showed the extent of the blaze.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 09:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Massive fire in Mumbai’s Aarey forest near Infinity IT Park doused

According to Mumbai fire brigade, the fire, which was confined to trees and dry leaves, spread across an area of about 3-4 kilometers. Although, there were no reported casualties, a heavy damage to the forest is being feared.
A major fire erupted in the Aarey forest near Goregaon suburb of north-west Mumbai on Monday evenin(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A major fire erupted in the Aarey forest near Goregaon suburb of north-west Mumbai on Monday evenin(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 08:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySteffy Thevar

Soon, an app to check if Mumbai restaurants are fire safety- compliant

Last week, the Bombay HC had asked the BMC to develop an app displaying information about fire safety compliance of all restaurants in the city. According to a senior civic official, the app is presently in the planning stage.
The Bombay HC had directed the BMC to be more stringent with restaurants on the issue of fire safety compliance, in light of the fire in Kamala Mills that occurred in December, 2017.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT File)
The Bombay HC had directed the BMC to be more stringent with restaurants on the issue of fire safety compliance, in light of the fire in Kamala Mills that occurred in December, 2017.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT File)
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 10:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

More than 100 Mumbai firemen were involved in the rescue operations on 26/11

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Firemen recall how hotels were strewn with dead bodies and blood
Fireman used smoke as defence against the terrorists(HT PHOTO)
Fireman used smoke as defence against the terrorists(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 23, 2018 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySteffy Thevar
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