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 fertilisers......
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Over 40 Houses Gutted in Devastating Blaze in India
18 April, 2018
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 locality.
"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.
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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.........
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Fire in Passaic at King of Delancey Deli Building Prompts Rescue of Two in Apartment Above
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 officials said.
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...
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Fire Breaks Out at 70,000-Bpd Oil Refinery in Warren, Pennsylvania: Fire Department
15 April, 2018
A fire 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..
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Fire burning at Phoenix recycling facility
13 April, 2018
Phoenix fire 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 said.
McDade said the fires are contained and there's no danger to surrounding.
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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....
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Kerala Eases Fire Safety Norms
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.....
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