Are We Fire Safe? 

The ghastly Kamala Mills Tragedy and fires that followed suit had sparked off fire safety concerns at posh eateries. The recent spate of gross fire-related hazards does signal a warning for urban India.

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Kamala Mills fire tragedy in Mumbai, which claimed the lives of 14 people last week, sparked concerns over pubs’ fire safety in metro cities

Another frightening blaze at a Bengaluru bar claimed lives of 5 staffers

Civic bodies swung into action and found that merely 400 of 5,000 Delhi pubs, restaurants have fire safety permit

The NDMC issued showcause notices to nine restaurants in central Delhi’s Connaught Place for violation of fire safety norms

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Kamala Mills fire tragedy in Mumbai, which claimed the lives of 14 people last week, sparked concerns over pubs’ fire safety in metro cities

Another frightening blaze at a Bengaluru bar claimed lives of 5 staffers

Civic bodies swung into action and found that merely 400 of 5,000 Delhi pubs, restaurants have fire safety permit

The NDMC issued showcause notices to nine restaurants in central Delhi’s Connaught Place for violation of fire safety norms