Free Press Journal
  • Minor fire in Mumbai Monorail, no casualties

    Mumbai, A minor fire broke out here in the rear bogie of a Monorail train early on Thursday, an official said. All the Monorail services have since been disrupted.

  • Mumbai: Bandra slum fire stalls demolition, also sends train services for a toss

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at Behrampada in Bandra east near the railway station, destroying more than 50 houses in the slum and forcing the railway authorities to halt train services on the Harbour Line. The overhead pedestrian bridge at the station, one of Mumbai’s busiest, was also engulfed in flames in rush hour, causing much commotion.

  • 6 children injured in fire near tracks in Mumbai

    Mumbai, At least six children were injured and suburban train traffic was disrupted as a major fire broke out in shanties at Dana Bunder near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in South Mumbai this evening.

  • Mumbai: When big blaze gutted government event

    Mumbai: The year 2016 witnessed many incidents of minor as well as major fires in the city. The flames of these fires are still present in the form of the destruction that they caused.

  • Fire in Mumbai’s Hub mall; none hurt

    Mumbai, Fire broke out at mall in the suburban Goregaon today but no casualties were reported in
    the incident, fire brigade officials said.

  • Mumbai: Locals help control blaze at Jogeshwari furniture market

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at the Furniture Market at New Relief Road, Jogeshwari west at 12:45 pm on Friday. The fire that was sparked due to 6 to 7 cylinder blasts, which took place in one of the furniture shops, destroyed over 1000 shops and caused huge damage to property however no casualties took place.

  • Fire in Hiranandani’s residential tower

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on Thursday on the top floors of a residential building in Hiranandani Heritage complex at Kandivali here. There were no reports of casualties.

  • 2-storey bldg gutted at Mazgaon

    Mumbai : A massive fire broke out in a ground-plus-two storey residential building in Mazgaon on Wednesday afternoon. The fire at Bandukwala building at Mathar Pakhadi Road was reported around 12:30 pm. No casualties were reported.

  • Andheri Fire: Carbon monoxide fumes led to victims’ deaths

    Mumbai: Inhalation of the toxic carbon monoxide fumes from the fire that broke out at Juhu Lane resulted in suffocation of many of the victims who also suffered severe burn injuries that led to their death.

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    Colaba Fire: 11,000 volt danger lurks in Metro House

    Mumbai:  The residents of Colaba and the hawkers who sell their wares in its lanes indeed had a lucky escape when a fire broke out in the Metro House.

  • Fire at a building in the Colaba Causeway in south Mumbai

    Colaba Fire: Metro House may have to be razed

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Police is yet to register an FIR or any accidental report even 24 hours after the massive fire in Colaba that triggered panic among the locals on Thursday.

  • Colaba Fire: Enough cause for worry

    The Mumbai police, Navy, fire brigade rose to the occasion to bring yesterday’s South Mumbai’s fire under control; A cabbie turned good Samaritan and transferred tourists free of charge.

  • Metro house fire in Mumbai

    Colaba Fire Update: 15 fire-tenders, Navy pressed into action

    A major fire has broken out in a building near the Regal Cinema in South Mumbai’s Colaba area. The entire area has been cordoned off, and traffic movement has been diverted through other routes.

  • Fire at industrial estate in Mumbai

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at Pragati Industrial Estate in Lower Parel area of Central Mumbai this morning, Disaster Control department said.

  • Deonar fire aftermath: Infant dies, parents blame it on smog

    Mumbai: A six-month old boy has died in a locality near Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai where a a fire has been raging since last week, with the parents saying the baby died of suffocation due to toxic gases emitted from the blaze, a charge refuted by officials.

  • Fire breaks out in apartment in Mumbai

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in a residential apartment near the famous Mahalaxmi temple in South Mumbai, officials said. However, no injuries or casualty were reported, they said. The blaze broke out in the fourth and fifth floor of the Tirupati Apartment at around 3:20 PM, a senior official of the fire department said.

  • Fire at MII event: Report blames organiser for negligence

    Mumbai: The Mumbai fire department today said the massive fire which played a spoilsport at a Make in India Week event here on February 14 was caused by defective electric circuit and stated the organiser Wizcraft kept LPG cylinders under the stage, despite instructions against it.

  • Building catches fire in Mumbai, no casualty

    Mumbai: A fire erupted inside a building in Dadar area of Central Mumbai, though no one was injured in the incident, officials said today. The blaze occurred at around 11 PM yesterday inside a house in Ahamad Seller building behind Hindmata Cinema in Dadar, a fire brigade official said. Prima facie, a short-circuit seems to have caused the fire in the house, he said.