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Srinagar: A fire broke out on Tuesday late afternoon in the building of a railway station in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. An official told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com that fire tenders have been rushed to the spot and the situation is under control, adding that there are no reports of any casualty so far. More details awaited. Free Press Kashmir is now on Telegram. Click here to Join. FPK Android App for 2G. Click here…

Pampore: Four shops were gutted in a blaze late last night in Pampore area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, locals said. Locals told Free Press Kashmir that four shops caught fire during the night resulting in complete damage to three shops and another was partially damaged. They said property worth lakhs was destroyed in the devastating fire. However, the cause of the fire was not known yet. The incident took place at Kadlabal Moad…

Shopian: A Government School building was gutted in a fire mishap at Amarbugh village of Imamsahib in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday evening. According to locals, the massive fire broke out this evening at Government School building Amarbugh following which they called officials and tried to douse off fire. They said that the school building was severely damaged till the fire was doused by fire tenders with the help of local youth. They said…

Pune: In two massive fire incidents reported from Serum Institute of India (SII) at Hadapsar in the Pune city, five labourers were charred to death in the fifth floor of a building on Thursday afternoon. The five deceased were contractual labourers- two hailing from Uttar Pradesh, two from Pune district and one from Bihar. According to reports, four others were evacuated from the building when the first blaze, which was apparently caused by an electrical…

Budgam: A religious seminary was completely damaged in an overnight blaze in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. An official said that fire broke out in Darul Uloom Syed Hafsa Islamiya Galwanpora at Hyderpora during the intervening night of Thursday-Friday. Twenty students who were staying in the religious seminary were immediately evacuated to safer places, he said. In another incident at Kandhama Magam area of the district, a residential house belonging to Mohammad Rafiq Matoo, son of…

Srinagar: Srinagar district administration on Tuesday sanctioned relief and compensation amounts in favour of families affected in the recent fire incidents in the district. The relief amounts will be in addition to the immediate assistance in the form of household items provided to the affected families. The administration has also issued directions for providing housing assistance for reconstruction in cases where the affected houses were damaged fully. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary sanctioned…

Srinagar: Several houses were damaged in an overnight blaze that broke in Sakidafar area of Safa Kadal in Srinagar. Officials said that a Sub Inspector rank officer of Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) department was also injured when he fell from a house while dousing the flames. Officials told news agency KNO that a massive fire broke out in one of the residential houses at Ganderpora Chowk in Sakidafar area of Safa Kadal, which engulfed…

Srinagar: Two firemen and a civilian were injured while dousing off flames at Watal Kadal area of Srinagar in central Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. They said the fire erupted in a residential house at the Watal Kadal and soon men from Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) reached the spot and started to extinguish the blaze. In the process, they said, three persons including Shabir Ahmad (civilian) and two F&ES men –Firdous Ahmad from Sopore…

Srinagar: A massive blaze broke out on Sunday in Nawa Kadal area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district. According to reports, the fire broke out in a residential house at Malbab Sahab area of Nawa Kadal and later engulfed two other houses. Reports added that fire tenders have also reached the spot to douse the flames. Meanwhile, officials said that efforts are on to douse the flames, however, the cause of the fire is yet to…

Handwara: At least four shops were completely gutted in a fire incident at Wajhama Langate in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, locals and officials said. They said that fire broke out in the shop of Mohammad Sultan Thoker at about 11:00 am this morning and engulfed three other shops in the vicinity. Later the fire tenders from Qalamabad along with locals controlled the flames from spreading further. A police official told…