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Major fire in North Kolkata, 3 manufacturing units of paint factory gutted


A devastating fire gutted three manufacturing units of a paint factory at Cossipore in North Kolkata on Sunday night. There was no report of any casualty or persons being trapped inside the factories

At least 10 killed in Mexico gas plant fire

At least 10 people were killed when a fire erupted at a gas plant owned by Mexican energy giant Pemex near the US border on Tuesday, in the state monopoly's worst accident in two years.

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Fire near Manish market in Mumbai

A major fire broke out on Monday at the Yara market in South Mumbai, fire brigade officials said.

Around 12 fire engines have been rushed to the spot near the crowded Manish market, officials said ad

3 suffer burns in LPG leak fire


In yet another tragedy involving gas leak in Chennai, three persons including a 60-year-old woman suffered serious burn injuries at Porur Friday morning.

The incident happened in a ground floor apar

Murder case registered against Pakistan fire factory owners


Police in Karachi have registered a murder case against the owners of a garment factory where a fire killed at least 325 people in the country's worst ever industrial disaster, officers said on Thursd

Many dead in Pakistan factory blaze: Fire officer

At least 63 people were killed when a blaze engulfed a garment factory in Pakistan's largest city Karachi, an official said on Wednesday.

"We have recovered 63 bodies, including three found when we r

Pak shoe factory fire kills many

At least 25 people, including three children, were killed and 15 others injured in a fire at a shoe factory in this eastern Pakistani city on Tuesday.

According to witnesses and police, some 40 peop

Merchant vessel catches fire off Mumbai coast

A major fire broke out in a merchant vessel MV Amsterdam Bridge off Mumbai coast this afternoon, Coast Guard officials said.

The ship had reached just four nautical miles from Prongs Reef Lighthouse

Jharkhand: Three patients die in ICU fire

Three patients died of burns after a fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital at Bokaro in Jharkhand, hospital sources said on Friday.

"A short circuit in the air-condit

Fire erupts in FIFC building in Mumbai

A major fire broke on the 11th floor of the FIFC building in Bandra-Kurla complex of suburban Mumbai on Friday morning, fire officials said.

Six fire tenders, six water tankers and four special appl

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