Articles tagged under: Fire

“Safe & Secure Hospital” award conferred to GCS Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

March 06, 2020
“Safe & Secure Hospital” award conferred to GCS Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

Ahmedabad: GCS (Gujarat Cancer Society) Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre has received “Finest India Skills & Talent” award for the year 2020 under “Safe & Secure Hospital” category. This award was presented by Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI) in Fire & Security India Expo (FSIE) held on 27 February 2020 at New Delhi. The award is recognition of GCSMCH & RC’s facility for security, safety, firefighting and emergency response. GCSMCH & RC in a statement said it ...Read More

Chiripals, others booked for deaths of 7 laborers in Nandan Denim fire

February 09, 2020
Chiripals, others booked for deaths of 7 laborers in Nandan Denim fire

Ahmedabad: Chiripal group's managing director Jyoti Prasad Chiripal, Dipak Chiripal, general manager of Nandan Denim BC Patel, whole time director PK Sharma and chief fire officer Ravikant Sinha are booked under sections 304 and 114 of IPC related to culpable homicide, over deaths of 7 laborers in the incident of fire last evening.   Narol police has arrested PK Sharma, Ravikant Sinha and BC Patel in this case so far, while other two accused are still at large.  Police has noted that fir...Read More

Seven deaths in Nandan Denim fire incident on Pirana road in Ahmedabad

February 09, 2020
Seven deaths in Nandan Denim fire incident on Pirana road in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Seven persons are dead in a major fire at a Chiripal owned Nandan Denim textile unit on Narol-Pirana Road on Saturday evening. Their bodies were completely charred. Some more laborers are reportedly missing, which indicates that death toll may go even higher. Fire officials said the discovery of dead bodies took time as the unit officials didn't intimate Fire staff about potential presence of workers inside when fire broke out. There were only two major exit points. A total of ...Read More

Fire in Chemical/medicine manufacturing company in Ankaleshwar GIDC of Gujarat

February 03, 2020
Fire in Chemical/medicine manufacturing company in Ankaleshwar GIDC of Gujarat

Bharuch: A fire today broke out in a pharma/chemical company in Ankaleshwar GIDC area of Bharuch district in Gujarat. A fire official said that the fire broke out in the Danopharm Chemical Pvt Ltd that manufactures various chemicals, intermediates and bulk drugs. Five fire fighting vehicles were rushed to the spot which doused the fire in around half and hour. All the workers of the company were safe and taken out of the plant safely. The tune of damage and the reason behi...Read More

AMC Fire and Emergency Services gets drone, robot to assist fire dousing operations

January 23, 2020
AMC Fire and Emergency Services gets drone, robot to assist fire dousing operations

In pictures: AMC  Fire and Emergency Services has got Rs. 3 crore Robot for fire dousing operations. It is named as Sheshnag. It throws water with 300 to 325 litre pressure. Water can reach upto 35 metre in straight line and later spread. An operator can operate this Robot from maximum 300 metre distance. This Robot can climb 1.5 ft wall also. It has 5,000 litre water tank and 400 litre high pressure pump. A 500 metre long pipe is connected to it. A Rs. 25 lakh drone can go at the height of 4...Read More

Major fire in 14 storey commercial building in Surat; one fireman injured

January 21, 2020
Major fire in 14 storey commercial building in Surat; one fireman injured

Surat: A major fire broke out in a 14 storey commercial building in Kadodara area of Surat city in the wee hours today and attempts to control it were on even after 12 hours of firefight involving over 50 fire-fighting vehicles. A fireman of the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) fire station has also sustained injury during fire dousing operation. Divisional fire officer Ashok R Salunke said that the fire call in the Raghuvir Celeum building on Puna-Kumbhariya road in the c...Read More

SMC purchases 7 jumping cushions, acoustic listening headphones

January 15, 2020
SMC purchases 7 jumping cushions, acoustic listening headphones

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has purchased jumping cushions which can be used to jump from the building caught by fire. SMC chairman Anil Goplani was among those who tested the cushion by jumping on it from some height. SMC has purchased seven jumping cushions. It takes just 60 seconds to fill air in 94-kg 15x8 ft jumping cushion. Each zone fire station has been given one such cushion. SMC has also purchased life detector seismic and acoustic listening device headphones to listen the...Read More

At least 2 die in fire in chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Gujarat

December 30, 2019
At least 2 die in fire in chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Gujarat

Gandhidham: At least two people died in a massive fire that broke out in a chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Kutch district of Gujarat today. Police Inspector of Kandla K J Chavda said that the fire broke out in one of the tanks of M/s IMC terminal, a Chennai based company in to bulk liquid storage business. 'The fire due to unknown reason broke out in the noon in the tank containing Methanol. Fire fighting started at 1 pm with the help of 8 fire fighting vehicles and was ...Read More

Another factory fire in Gujarat in 24 hours, plant of Arrow Greentech in Ankaleshwar GIDC in to flames

October 30, 2019
Another factory fire in Gujarat in 24 hours, plant of Arrow Greentech in Ankaleshwar GIDC in to flames

Bharuch: Close on heels of a major fire in a textile company in Ahmedabad of Gujarat, another such fire has broken out in a well known company situated in Ankaleshwar GIDC area in Bharuch district. Police said that fire due to unknown reasons has been reported from Arrow Greentech Limited, formerly Arrow Coated Products Limited. Over 10 fire tending vehicles were involved in fire dousing operation. No loss of life has been reported in the incident and the ture of damage would...Read More

Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad based textile unit of Jindal

October 30, 2019
Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad based textile unit of Jindal

Ahmedabad: Major fire broke out at textile manufacturing unit of Jindal Worldwide Ltd in Narol area of Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening. A team of 10 fire fighting vehicles and 35 personnel were still deployed to douse the fire even on the next day in the morning. Read More

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