Fire in Wagon Stalls Trains
19 April, 2018
Train movement in some parts of north Bengal and the
Northeast was stalled for two hours after fire broke out in
a wagon of a goods train near Dalkhola station.
Several passenger trains were halted at different stations.
Road traffic along a stretch of NH-34, which connects
Calcutta with Siiguri, was also affected as the goods train
stopped at level crossing on the highway after catching
fire. Railway sources said the goods train was heading
towards Guwahati from Katihar in Bihar. It was loaded with
Over 40 Houses Gutted in
Devastating Blaze in India
Over 40 houses were gutted in a devastating fire
Wednesday in northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh,
police said. The fire broke out in Khasani village of Shimla
district, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh.
"Over 40 houses were completely destroyed in a fire which
broke out early today in Khasani village in Rohroo
subdivision here," a police official posted in Shimla said.
"The fire has left 50 families homeless."
According to officials the fire spread quickly and engulfed
"The houses were mostly built in wood and the fire reduced
over 40 of the structures to ashes by the time the fire
tenders reached the spot," the police official said......Read More
Fire Damages National Golf Links
of America Clubhouse
18 April, 2018
On Wednesday (18/04/2018) morning a fire was reported at
National Golf Links of America.
Firefighters from Southampton, North Sea, Hampton Bays, and
other local departments were called to the Tuckahoe property
at 11:34 a.m. regarding a fire on the clubhouse roof.
According to 27East.com, witnesses said firefighters were
transporting water up a hill to douse the fire in the east
wing of the building because fire trucks were unable to fit
through the club's narrow front gates.
According to a Golf Digest source, the club was undergoing
roof work on its.........
Fire in Passaic at King of
Delancey Deli Building Prompts Rescue of Two in Apartment
18 April, 2018
A man and a woman were rescued on Wednesday (18/04/2018)
from an apartment above the King of Delancey deli on Main
Avenue, which was gutted by a four-alarm blaze, fire
The fire began in the rear basement and moved to the first
floor, said Chief Patrick Trentacost. He said officials
still do not know what caused the fire.
Firefighters arrived at the building at 5:30 a.m. Later, the
fire moved up.........Read More
Fire Breaks Out at 70,000-Bpd
Oil Refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania: Fire Department
15 April, 2018
broke out at United Refining Co.'s 70,000-barrel-a-day oil
refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania, the local fire department
said on Sunday.
Fire officials responded to the refinery just after 6 p.m.
on Sunday, but were on standby as the plant's internal fire
crew responded to the blaze.
The fire department did not have any details on what caused
the fire, whether it had been extinguished or whether
refinery operations were affected, said Captain G.
Danielson, who declined to give his.......
Fire burning at Phoenix
13 April, 2018
crews were battling a fire at a paper recycling facility
Friday afternoon, officials said.
The Phoenix Fire Department said crews responded a little
after 1:30 p.m. at the Waste Management Deer Valley Transfer
Station at 22nd Avenue and Deer Valley Road.
Phoenix fire Capt. Rob McDade said fires were burning at
multiple spots in the facility.
"We had paper products outside the building and we had paper
products inside the building that were on fire," McDade
McDade said the fires are contained and there's no danger to
Mumbai: 150 of 1,500
Industrial Units found Violating Fire Safety Norms
11 April, 2018
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is on a special
inspection drive on Khairani Road, Sakinaka with regards to
fire safety compliance in the industrial units. The drive
started on April 11 and till now the officers have inspected
1,500 industrial units of which 150 were found violating
fire safety norms and are prosecuted.
The inspection drive is undertaken considering the frequent
fire incidents on Khairani road in last four months. It was
in December 2017 when the fire broke in..........Read More
Kerala Eases Fire Safety
10 April, 2018
Buildings with 15-metre height and 10,000 sq ft built-up
space require no no-objection certificate from the fire and
safety authorities anymore. Fire and rescue services
director-general Tomin J. Thachankary on Monday said that
the government was planning to relax rules to promote the
state's development. The government will also introduce
'self-attestation' for fire and safety clearance.
"There is no point in sticking to the age-old regulations,"
he told reporters on the sidelines of the new Aroor fire
station opening ceremony...........Read More
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May 1, 2018 - May 3, 2018
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), Australia
2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency
May 21, 2018 - May 22, 2018
Venue : Star Gold Coast, Australia
NFPA Conference & Expo 2018
June 11, 2018 - June 14, 2018
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA
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