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Fire brigade emergency line went dead thrice in last one month

The emergency numbers 101 and 102 that citizens can call in case of fire and medical emergencies had gone kaput thrice in last one month.  The number at the Fire Brigade’s Control room was not reachable but since no major fire was reported in the city, the matter went unnoticed.   The emergency number 101...

BRTS Bus Catches Fire Near Shastrinagar Road

Ahmedabad: A BRTS bus was set on fire near Shastrinagar Road. But before the matter got out of hand the bus driver pressed the panic button and opened the hydraulic doors to let passengers out. The engine on the front of the BRTS bus caught fire. However, no passenger casualties were reported in the incident....

Fire breaks out at textile factory in Narol, heavy loss reported

Ahmedabad: Fire broke out in a textile factory in Narol area last night. The Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Services (AFES) was informed and the fire brigade arrived at the factory. The fire officers successfully contained the fire. Situated on Pirala Road in Narol, the fire broke out in Jindal Worldwide Limited, the cause of fire...