Articles tagged under: Fire brigade

Fire in Apple Children hospital at Parimal Cross Roads in Ahmedabad

May 13, 2019
Fire in Apple Children hospital at Parimal Cross Roads in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Fire broke out in a building at Parimal Cross roads on CG Road today post noon. The building houses Apple Children's hospital on its top floor. At least four vehicles of Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Service rushed to the spot and controlled the fire. None casualty or injury was reported. AMC Fire and Emergency Service officer Rajesh Bhatt said fire is controlled and doused. Fire in this incident appeared massive due to heavy smoke resulting from burning of FRP sheet shade. Roof-top...Read More

Around 100 rescued from Dev Aurum commercial high rise building in Ahmedabad after incident of fire

April 08, 2019
Around 100 rescued from Dev Aurum commercial high rise building in Ahmedabad after incident of fire

Ahmedabad: Around 100 persons were rescued from total four floors of Dev Aurum commercial complex in Prahladnagar area of Ahmedabad. Chief Fire Officer of Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Service, M.F. Dastoor said none was dead or hurt in this incident of fire but three persons were found fainted and they were taken to hospital. He said fire broke out due to short circuit in vertical cable duct and therefore it impacted multiple floors. He said around 100 were inside the offices and they we...Read More

14 including 4 fire-tenders of AMC sustain burn injury in cylinder caused fire in old Ahmedabad city

February 13, 2019
14 including 4 fire-tenders of AMC sustain burn injury in cylinder caused fire in old Ahmedabad city

Ahmedabad:At least 14 persons including 4 fire-tenders of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) sustained burn injuries today when a fire broke out in Shahpur area of the city due to leakage in gas cylinder. Chief fire officer of AMC M Dastur said that the incident took place near Balaji temple close to the police outpost at Shahpur crossing. Gas leaked from a cylinder kept outside. When the fire tenders arrived there a fire suddenly broke out. The fire was somehow controlled...Read More

Fire in high-rise building in front of Himalaya mall on Drive In road of Ahmedabad

September 17, 2018
Fire in high-rise building in front of Himalaya mall on Drive In road of Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: A fire broke out in a high-rise commercial cum residential building in front of the Himalaya mall in Vastrapur area of the city this afternoon. Additional Chief Fire officer Rajesh Bhatt said that the fire broke out in the showroom cum godown of a tyre shop in the block A of Shreeji towers building situated in front of Himalaya mall on the opposite side of the drive in road. The reason behind the fire was not yet known. The call about the incident was received at 13....Read More

Fire breaks out in Signature-1 building at SG Highway in Ahmedabad

December 19, 2016
Fire breaks out in Signature-1  building at SG Highway in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Fire broke out today morning at Singature-1 building on Ahmedabad's Sarkhej-Gandhinagar(SG) highway. The building is commercial in nature and located close to Makarba area opposite Andaz party plot. It has BMW showroom on the ground floor. Fire started in cable duct, somewhere above 5th floor. None is reported dead in this incident, but at least one woman is found unwell and shifted to medical care facility via emergency 108 ambulance service. Fire Brigade teams evacua...Read More

Ahmedabad gets new fire station at Thaltej(video)

February 13, 2015

Ahmedabad Ahmedabad today got one more fire station. This one in Thaltej area. It was inaugurated by Chief Minister today morning in presence of Mayor and Commissioner. This Fire station has also staff quarters in its campus. Fire jawans demonstrated mock operation in presence of guests present during the inaugural function. Estimated cost Rs. 11.36 crore Tender amount Rs. 10.46 crore Spent amount Rs. 10.45 crore Total plot area 7384 sqm Total constru...Read More

Gujarat to have a new State Fire Service authority

March 26, 2013

By our correspondent, Gandhinagar, 26 March 2013 The state of Gujarat will have a centralized state fire service which will coordinate various fire services operated by local bodies. A director will head the state body, under whom regional fire officers will be appointed to look after the fire regions. This details was shared by Revenue Minister in state assembly today, while speaking on Gujarat Agni Nivaran Jivan Suraksha Upay bill which was tabled today. The Minister ...Read More

Major fire at IOC Hazira oil tank(Video)

January 05, 2013

Surat, 5 January, 2013 A fire erupted and spread at a fuel storage terminal of state-run Indian Oil Corp in Hazira in Gujarat on Saturday. The tank where the blaze started had about 5,000 kilolitres of gasoline, almost half of its capacity, when it caught fire. No casualties were reported from the fire, whose cause was not immediately clear. The Hazira terminal has nine storage tanks - five gasoline and four diesel. "Because of wind the fire has spread to another petro...Read More

Watch the tallest life-saver Ahmedabad has got now

October 22, 2011
Watch the tallest life-saver Ahmedabad has got now

Ahmedabad, 22 October, 2011 Ahmedabad's Fire and Emergency Services department has purchased this new snorkel which can go upto 19th floor of a building for rescue and fire-control tasks. This snorkel is equipped with CCTV cameras and its entire operation is computerized. Read More