Articles tagged under: Fire

Massive fire after blasts in South Gujarat gas plant of ONGC, no casualty

September 24, 2020
Massive fire after blasts in South Gujarat gas plant of ONGC, no casualty

Surat: A massive fire today broke out today after at least three successive blasts at a plant of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Hajira of Surat in Gujarat. However, no casualty has been reported in the accident. District collector Dhawal Patel said that the fire occurred after the blasts at around 3 am this morning. An on-site emergency was declared and the fire-control operations were started soon after. Meanwhile, the ONGC has tw...Read More

Fire breaks out in Covid-19 ICU ward-2 of SSG hospital in Vadodara; patients evacuated timely and safe

September 08, 2020
Fire breaks out in Covid-19 ICU ward-2 of SSG hospital in Vadodara; patients evacuated timely and safe

Vadodara: Fire broke out in Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit - 2 in civic run SSG hospital here today evening post 7 pm. Over dozen patients were evacuated and they were being transferred for treatment. None of them was hurt. Those who required continuous oxygen supply were provided such supply post evacuation from a fire-hit ward, said city Mayor Jigishabahen. Power supply was shut due to incident of fire. Fire service team reached the spot timely and eventually controlled fire. According to State ...Read More

Gujarat CM orders Judicial inquiry, FIR into Shrey hospital fire incident

August 10, 2020
Gujarat CM orders Judicial inquiry, FIR into Shrey hospital fire incident

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister has ordered judicial inquiry into the incident of fire in private run Shrey hospital in Navrangura area of Ahmedabad last week in which 8 Covid patients under treatment in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) died. A retired High Court judge will lead judicial probe. The State government has also ordered police to quickly file FIR in this incident. Meanwhile, two senior officers in their inquiry report handed over to the Chief Minister today have observed that fire broke...Read More

News in brief from across Gujarat

August 08, 2020
News in brief from across Gujarat

Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF near Rajasthan-Gujarat-Pakistan border trijunction Bhuj: A suspected Pakistani infiltrator was killed on Saturday by India's Border Security Force (BSF) along the International Border close to Gujarat in Rajasthan's Barmer district. The intruder was seen climbing the border fence and a BSF patrol team challenged him, the officials said, adding that it later shot him. The incident took place around 1 am at the Bakhasar area along the border. A night patr...Read More

અમદાવાદ ફાયર બ્રિગેડનો ૧ કરોડની કિંમતનો ફાયર રોબોટ શેષનાગ ૭૦૦ ડિગ્રીના ઉંચા તાપમાને કાર્ય કરવા સક્ષમ

June 29, 2020
અમદાવાદ ફાયર બ્રિગેડનો ૧ કરોડની કિંમતનો ફાયર રોબોટ શેષનાગ ૭૦૦ ડિગ્રીના ઉંચા તાપમાને કાર્ય કરવા સક્ષમ

અમદાવાદ ફાયરબ્રિગેડ સર્વિસ દ્વારા રૂા.૧ કરોડની કિંમતનુંફાયર રોબોટથી સજ્જ “શેષનાગ” વ્હીકલ વિકસિત કરવામાં આવ્યું છે કે જે ગરમીના ઉંચા તાપમાને પણ આગની નજીક જઈને આગને ઓલવી શકવા માટે સક્ષમ છે. ...Read More

Unicharm statement on incident of fire at its Sanand plant

June 26, 2020
Unicharm statement on incident of fire at its Sanand plant

Sanand: Unicharm Corporation has issued a statement regarding the incident of fire in its manufacturing plant at Sanand in Gujarat. Following is the statement in full text: For Unicharm Corporation’s subsidiary Unicharm India Private Ltd.’s Ahmedabad Factory (Gujrat State which is in the western part of India), on June 24, 2020, at 8:45 am (Local time), a fire broke out. During the time of the fire, about 300 employees were at the site, however, no injuries have occurred. We deeply apo...Read More

Labour department issues closure order to Hemani Industries, Ankleshwar unit

June 12, 2020
Labour department issues closure order to Hemani Industries, Ankleshwar unit

Gandhinagar: The Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH), which functions under the Labour and Employment department issued a closure notice to Hemani Industries in Ankleshwar, Bharuch, where in incident of fire, one worker was killed and five were injured on Friday. Fire broke out in plant number 4 of the agrochemical, pesticides, and herbicides manufacturer in the early hours of Thursday following a blast in a reactor owing to an exothermic the reaction during the processing of ...Read More

NGT asks Dahej based chemical company to deposit Rs. 25 crore for June 3 blast incident

June 08, 2020
NGT asks Dahej based chemical company to deposit Rs. 25 crore for June 3 blast incident

Dahej: National Green Tribunal has directed chemical company Yashashvi Rasayan Pvt Ltd to deposit Rs. 25 crore for June 3 incident of blast at company's Dahej plant in which 10 persons were dead and over 75 were injured. The fire had spread rapidly and also caused damage to the second plant in the factory. The mishap left ten workers dead (6 on the spot & 4 at the time of hospital treatment) and injured 78. Out of 78, 34 have been discharged, 44 are stable. An explosion with fire erupted...Read More

Huge fire breaks out at Yashashvi Rasayan chemical plant in Dahej; 7 dead

June 03, 2020

Dahej: At least 7 people died and 40 injured today when a blast occurred in the reactor of a chemical factory in Dahej industrial area of Bharuch district in Gujarat, police said. Superintendent of Police Rajendrasinh Chudasama said that the blast occurred in the reactor of Yashashvi Chemicals Private Ltd situated in the GIDC area of Dahej, a big chemical units hub. 7 deaths have been confirmed so far and the around 40 injured have been admitted to different hospitals in Dah...Read More

Fire breaks out in Sakar 7 building on Ashram Road, one person dead, 35 rescued

May 29, 2020
Fire breaks out in Sakar 7 building on Ashram Road, one person dead, 35 rescued

Ahmedabad: Fire broke out in Sakar 7 building of Ashram Road today afternoon. One person jumped from the building and taken to hospital following injury, while around 80-100 who were inside the building were rescued by fire brigade, or they moved out timely on their own. Sakar 7 is a low-rise office building. Fire broke out in the basement area reportedly in electric lines, but smoke spread through the building soon. Those in upper floor offices, broke glass panel in attempt escape from smoke...Read More