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Hitachi shuts unit at Kadi plant after major fire


Consumer durables firm Hitachi Home & Life Solutions on Thursday said that a major fire broke out at its Kadi Plant in Gujarat due to which one of its units has become non-operational.

Over 100 thatched houses gutted in AP village

Over 100 thatched houses were gutted in a fire near here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. No casualties were reported.

The fire swept through hutments at Kothapal

Fire in garment manufacturing factory in Howrah

A fire broke out in a garment manufacturing factory in the Foreshore Road in Howrah district on Friday night, Fire Brigade sources said.

The fire broke out in the garment manufacturing factory at aro

Minor fires in two separate train coaches


Minor fires on Friday broke out in AC coaches of two separate trains at Rajasthan's Jodhpur railway station yard.

Both the trains arrived at different times and were stationed in the Jodhpur yard fo

Fire at abhirami mall


A fire that broke out in the canteen of a mall on Puruasaiwalkam High Road early on Monday morning was doused by fire tenders, which fought for nearly two hours.

The fire broke out when a light was

Maharashtra Mantralaya fire: Forensic report rules out sabotage


A forensic report on Sunday ruled out sabotage as the cause behind the recent fire at the Mantralaya, the Maharashtra Government secretariat in Mumbai.

The report by the Central Forensic Science Labo

17 injured in major blast at Srikakulam factory unit in Andhra

At least 17 workers were on Saturday injured, five of them seriously, in a major fire that broke out reportedly following a blast at the Nagarjuna Agrichem plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district, police said.

Mystery over fire at Sufi shrine


The fire incident that devastated Srinagar’s nearly 250-year-old Sufi shrine on Monday, initially perceived to be result of electric short circuit, is fast turning into an intriguing mystery which pol

Fire at Aavin dairy complex chars garbage


A fire broke out in the garbage piled up at the Aavin dairy complex in Sholinganallur at 10:45 am on Sunday, burning scores of damaged milk packets, dry coconut fronds and cardboard boxes.
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200-year-old Dastageer Sahib shrine gutted in Srinagar


The over 200-year-old shrine of Dastageer Sahib was on Monday gutted in a fire at Khanyar in old city, triggering protests by locals.

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