Articles tagged under: Fire brigade

Fire in commercial building in Prahaladnagar area of Ahmedabad, more than 200 rescued safely

June 12, 2019
Fire in commercial building in Prahaladnagar area of Ahmedabad, more than 200 rescued safely

Ahmedabad: More than 200 people were rescued to safety in Prahaladnagar area of the city this afternoon when a fire broke out in a five storied commercial building. A fire official said that the fire broke out in the basement of the five storied Timber point building situated near Prahlad Nagar garden off 100 ft road. 15 fire fighting vehicles of the fire division of the AMC rushed to the spot quickly and it was doused. More than 200 people rushed to the terrace due to dense sm...Read More

28 stuck in ride in the air rescued by Fire Brigade at fun fair in Sabarmati Riverfront

June 02, 2019
28 stuck in ride in the air rescued by Fire Brigade at fun fair in Sabarmati Riverfront

Ahmedabad: As many as 28 persons stuck in a tall ride in a fun fair at Sabarmati Riverfront West here were rescued by Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Service (AFES) by using a turn table snorkel. One of persons stuck mid-air in ride had called AFES for help. According to AFES, 14 children, 8 women and 7 men were rescued from a ride after it malfunctioned due to technical snag. DeshGujaratRead More

Surat fire tragedy: Two fire officers arrested

June 01, 2019
Surat fire tragedy: Two fire officers arrested

Surat: A week after 22 students were killed in a devastating fire at a coaching centre here, two officers of the Surat fire department, Deputy chief fire officer S K Acharya (54) and fire officer of East Zone Kirti Mod (40) who had been suspended following the incident, were arrested on the charge of criminal negligence, police branch of Surat police said Friday. Acharya and Modh did not conduct fire safety audit of the four-storey Takshashila Arcade in Sarthana area in the city, where the blaz...Read More

AMC demolishes illegally built roof-top cafe on CG Road, serves final notice for fire NOC to 7 buildings

May 28, 2019
AMC demolishes illegally built roof-top cafe on CG Road, serves final notice for fire NOC to 7 buildings

Ahmedabad: The Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday demolished an illegally constructed 'Blue Roof Top Cafe Restaurant Bistro' on the terrace of a 9-storey building Shri Balaji Heights, located off CG Road. The cafe facility was built over 400 square meter space. An additional floor was created in order to set up this illegal facility according to AMC. AMC teams also removed illegal shades of Goras restaurant, Southland restaurant and Kathiawadi restaurant in Sardar Patel Stadium war...Read More

Surat fire tragedy: Licenses of two architects suspended, one Junior Engineer of SMC also suspended

May 28, 2019
Surat fire tragedy: Licenses of two architects suspended, one Junior Engineer of SMC also suspended

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation has suspended Hareram Duryodhan Singh, Junior Engineer (civil) of New East Zone (Sarthana) for not responding to complains received regarding Takshashika Arcade building. Singh had not responded to complains pertaining to traffic issues arise due to illegal construction in Takshashila Arcade. Singh had also not transferred the complain to urban development department. SMC has also suspended incenses of two architects namely Shanta Pansuriya and HM Mangukiya...Read More

Primary investigation report on Surat fire tragedy incident is submitted to CM

May 27, 2019

Gandhinagar: In Gandhinagar today, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani reiterated that the state government is on total alert to prevent reoccurrence of fire tragedy incident that occurred at tuition class in Surat city. He further stated that the state government is determined to take stern actions against guilty persons involved in this incident and any sort of negligence would not be tolerated. Mr. Rupani held a high-level meeting, after the submission of investigation repo...Read More

Surat fire tragedy: Highlights of Govt. briefing on primary probe report

May 27, 2019

Gandhinagar: Mukesh Puri, IAS, Principal Secretary, Urban Development & Urban Housing Department, Govt of Gujarat today handed over a primary probe report to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Puri later addressed a press conference and shared the details: Highlights of briefing: - Primary report has been prepared after two-day visit. It has been submitted to Chief Minister. The Chief Minister called a meeting of APS to CM, CS, fire department experts and urban development department off...Read More

Surat fire tragedy: Builders arrested, SMC official suspended, demolition and sealing drives continue

May 27, 2019
Surat fire tragedy: Builders arrested, SMC official suspended, demolition and sealing drives continue

Surat: After suspension of two fire department staffers, the Surat Municipal Corporation on Sunday also suspended official Vinu Parmar in connection with fire tragedy of Takshashila building in Sarthana area in which 22 children died. In other developments, two builders Harshal Vekaria and Jignesh were arrested by police. The builders had illegally created dome structure atop the building and built wall inside to give a space on rent. They were collecting Rs. 25,000 per month rent from coach...Read More

German make turnable fire rescue ladder vehicle arrives in Surat

May 26, 2019
German make turnable fire rescue ladder vehicle arrives in Surat

Surat: A German make turntable fire rescue ladder vehicle arrived in Surat today in aftermath of Surat fire tragedy in which 22 children died. A new fire rescue vehicle will be usefull to reach upper floors of high-rise buildings. - Turn table ladder will be able to reach 55 meter height (18 storey building) - It has been purchased at a cost of Rs. 8 crore - Inspection of this vehicle was done in Germany - It arrived in Surat from Mumbai port - A decision to purchase such vehicle ...Read More