Articles tagged under: Fire

CM orders judicial inquiry into Rajkot Covid Hospital fire incident

November 29, 2020
CM orders judicial inquiry into Rajkot Covid Hospital fire incident

Gandhinagar, Sunday: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today decided to handover the judicial inquiry into the fire that broke out at the Uday Shivanand Covid Hospital in Rajkot two days back to the retired judge of the Gujarat High Court Mr. Justice K. A. Puj. - Information Read More

Fire breaks out in hospital in Surat; patients evacuated and safe

November 18, 2020
Fire breaks out in hospital in Surat; patients evacuated and safe

Surat: All 16 patients were evacuated and none was hurt in an incident of fire that broke out at a private run Tristar Hospital in Nanpura area here at around 2.30 pm. The blaze had erupted on the ground floor of the four - storey hospital building where a server room was located. Eventually, smoke spread on the first floor. Primary cause of fire has been identified as short circuit. The hospital had required no objection certificate (NOC). Tristar is functioning as non-covid hospital and none ...Read More

Fire breaks out on 6th floor of Satva flat in Paldi area; all safe

October 05, 2020
Fire breaks out on 6th floor of Satva flat in Paldi area; all safe

Paldi: Fire broke out on 6th floor of Satva residential building in Paldi area here. None is hurt in this incident of fire. According to Chief Fire Officer Minoch Dastoor, fire was controlled and none was reported injured. He said there were ten persons on upper floors who were sent to terrace atop the building. One person on 6th floor (flat number 602) was asked to move to a room where there was no danger. He said the building had fire safety system but it was not in working conditio...Read More

Gujarat Govt to create new vast cadre of private fire safety officers

October 01, 2020
Gujarat Govt to create new vast cadre of private fire safety officers

Gandhinagar: In the wake of growing urbanisation, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has taken an important decision to create a new vast cadre of private fire safety officers with a view to reducing the workload of municipal fire brigade officers. The government is developing online and offline course modules to train young engineers in civil, mechanical, electrical in fire disaster management in fire safety for different types of buildings, namely residential, commercial, educational, hospital and...Read More

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