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  • Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Illegal hookah service real cause of fire

    Mumbai: In what can spell more troubles for the owners of the Mojo Bistro restaurant, the Judicial Commission in its report has blamed the eatery for the entire incident. The commission has categorically said that the illegal hookah service, by the Mojo Bistro restaurant was the “immediate” cause of fire, which killed 14 innocents on December 29, 2017.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Owners of 1Above, Mojo Bistro must be prosecuted, says Commission

    Mumbai: The final report of the three-member Judicial Commission probing the Kamala Mills fire incident has brought the worst news for the owners of 1Above and Mojo Bistro restaurants. The commission has recommended action against the owners because of the rampant illegalities and breach of permissions committed by them.

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    Kamala Mills Fire: Probe panel seeks extension to file report

    Mumbai: The judicial commission investigating the massive fire which broke out in Kamala Mills Compound last year, will not be able to submit its first report on August 31 as directed by the Bombay High Court. This comes after the commission moved the high court through the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), seeking an extension of the time frame.

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    Mumbai: Crystal Tower fire tragedy exposes hapless tenants reside in 56,000 buildings without OC

    Mumbai: The Crystal Tower fire tragedy, in which four people died, has exposed the dep-seated nexus between builders and various agencies like the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. In the lurch are hapless tenants who continue to reside in buildings without occupancy certificates (OCs). Shockingly, there are 56,000 such buildings in Mumbai. A part of the problem is that any move to make builders and architects liable for prosecution for flats which are handed over

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    Mumbai Fire: Odontology expert helps identify badly-charred bodies

    Mumbai: Four people have been reported dead and 26 were injured in a major fire which occurred at the Crystal Tower residential apartments near Hindmata Cinema, Parel, on Wednesday morning. According to doctors, all four bodies have been identified, of which two were identified using the help of an accessories and forensic odontology expert. The injured have sustained minor burn injuries and are all stable now.

  • Mumbai: Crystal Tower Developer Supariwala arrested for culpable homicide in fire incident

    Mumbai: Abdul Razak Ismail Supariwala, an old-time landlord turned developer, has been arrested for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the fire incident at Crystal Tower, Parel. Four people died and 22 people were injured in the massive fire which broke out in the morning. N Ambika, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone 4, said, “A First Information Report has been registered at Bhoiwada police station against the accused Supariwala. He was

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    Mumbai fire: In Parel building, 10-year-old girl’s fire safety training at school helps to save lives

    On Wednesday morning, a fire broke out in a ground-plus-16 floor building at the Crystal Tower in Mumbai‘s Parel which left 4 dead and 16 injured. As per the reports, the injured are fine and undergoing treatment in KEM Hospital. However, keeping in mind the intensity of the fire, it is really a miracle too see so many people survived. Meanwhile, as the fire-tenders were trying to rescue the

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    Mumbai: Fire breaks out at RTO guts documents and computers; no casualties

    Mumbai: A level III fire was reported at the Regional Transport Office (RTO), Tardeo, on Sunday morning which was doused after three hours by the fire brigade. According to a senior official, important documents, learning licences and several other items were destroyed in the blaze. However, no one was injured and the cause of the fire is still to be ascertained.

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    Mumbai: Fire breaks out in 7-storey building in Dharavi

    Mumbai: Fire erupted in Dharavi in Mumbai on late Sunday evening. A high-rise building near a Ganesh temple in Dharavi caught fire. The building which caught fire was a seven-storey building and help was send immediately to handle the incident.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Kamala Mills Compound, fire brigade rushed to spot

    Mumbai: Reportedly, a fire broke out in a building at Kamala Mills compound in Lower Parel due to a shot circuit. Two fire brigade vehicles have been deployed at the scene to control any possible issue. The fire broke out in the B wing of the Trade Centre building in Kamala Mills Compound. The fire has now brought under control and there are no casualties reported so far. More details are awaited.

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    Mumbai Fire: For these security guards, duty comes first

    Mumbai: The security team of the Prabhadevi high-rise, Beaumonde Towers, where a Level-III fire broke out on Wednesday around 2 pm, had managed to tackle the blaze for nearly twenty minutes on its own, before the arrival of firemen. Despite some guards observing roza, they worked relentlessly to rescue over 90 residents, climbing 31 floors several times, without a sip of water.