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Mumbai: Toddler dies of suffocation after fire broke out at unauthorised structure

The personnel reached the spot and doused the fire within an hour of getting the call.

22 Jan 2018 8:10 PM

Death toll from Greek floods rises as more bodies found buried in mud

The Fire Brigade says the man's body was found buried in mud near a bus station in the small town of Mandra.

27 Nov 2017 4:31 PM

Cops rescue man after he gets stuck for 7 hours in failed burglary, Twitter has some hilarious reactions

The fire brigade had to come in and use the jaws of life to pull back all the extractor casing to release him.

04 Nov 2017 3:46 PM

Fire at Mumbai Butcher island brought under control after 3 days

The island, officially known as Jawahar Dweep, houses a marine oil terminal of the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT).

09 Oct 2017 1:07 PM

Three, including toddler, hurt in septic tank blast

The incident took place near Bhabhekar Nagar in Malvani, Malad.

07 Oct 2017 2:56 AM


Buried tanks to help douse fires

BMC hands over 66 cisterns built during British Raj to fire brigade.

26 Sep 2017 7:14 AM

Civic body finalises sites for 17 mini fire stations

Currently, the fire brigade has 33 fire stations in Mumbai.

03 Sep 2017 2:15 AM

Pune: 5-year-old boy falls into borewell, rescue operation on

The boy, Mangesh Jadhav, accidentally fell into the borewell in Virali village, station duty officer at Mhaswad police station said.

27 Jun 2017 8:43 AM

7-year-old dies after being stuck in borewell for 7 hours

The rescuers excavated till a depth of 15 feet and then a tunnel was dug. Saieshwar’s hand could be seen, and he was pulled out.

16 May 2017 2:32 AM

Fire breaks out on fourth floor of BOI headquarters

The incident caused panic among people and huge traffic jams on nearby roads.

22 Apr 2017 9:05 AM


Blaze guts factory, no one hurt

As many as 23 fire tenders were pressed into action to douse the flames though none was injured in the incident.

21 Apr 2017 3:07 AM

Duo who set 11 motorbikes afire over parking row held

The police is interrogating the duo in connection with the incident to ascertain who hatched the plan to target the vehicles.

05 Apr 2017 3:47 AM

Kite caught in electric cable led to Masjid fire

The report has been submitted to the B-Ward officer.

01 Mar 2017 5:47 AM

36 tourists hurt in Odisha mishap

Bus carrying around 65 tourists including four children and some women from Medinapur of West Bengal came to Dhauli from Puri.

25 Jan 2017 3:28 AM

Six kids injured in fire near Masjid station

Fire at Dana Bunder on Monday evening guts several shanties in area.

24 Jan 2017 1:32 AM


Fire engulfs Andheri hotel, no casualties

The fire brigade rushed the injured to Kasturba hospital who have now already been discharged.

22 Jan 2017 4:11 AM

Two brothers drown in Powai pond; police registers ADR

Relatives told The Asian Age that Saddam had been allegedly behaving abnormally for the past one week, showing a suicidal tendency.

19 Jan 2017 1:44 AM

Two eunuchs held for castrating youth

Victim is married, works as a dancer in city, accused have refuted allegation.

14 Jan 2017 1:42 AM

Fire guts hundreds shanties in Dharavi, no casualties

Eight water tankers and eight fire engines rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control at 9 am.

19 Dec 2016 2:05 AM

Police, fire brigade took too long: Locals

Eyewitnesses had already taken helicopter crash victims to hospital before officials reached.

12 Dec 2016 6:23 AM