Full Coverage - Mantralaya fire
On Thursday, a massive fire gutted large parts of the top four floors of the building.
Sunday , 24 June '12Major fire engulfed the fourth, fifth and sixth floors of Mantralaya on June 21.
Saturday , 23 June '12Firemen were given 3-decade-old plan of the building, completely different from the new layout.
Friday , 22 June '12Fire badly exposed the poor disaster management plan of Maharashtra government, says Gadkari.
Friday , 22 June '12The new building should be constructed but the government should build it, says Pawar.
Friday , 22 June '12Prithviraj Chavan and Ashok Chavan should take up responsibility of Mantralaya fire, says RTI activist.
Friday , 22 June '12The devastating fire left two persons dead and 16 injured and destroyed large number of files.
Friday , 22 June '12After 12 hours, Mantralaya fire doused; cooling operation to continue.
Friday , 22 June '12Traffic in South Mumbai was thrown out of gear late on Thursday evening with the traffic police blocking roads leading to Mantralaya after the fire that broke out.
Friday , 22 June '12Twelve persons who were injured in the fire at Mantralaya were rushed to the state-run JJ Hospital, St George Hospital and Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital.
Friday , 22 June '12When the Fire Brigade emergency control room received the first call about the fire in Mantralaya around 2.45 pm, it was declared a Grade 2 fire, before being upgraded to a ‘Brigade Call’ within an hour.
Friday , 22 June '12Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar was escorted away by his security within minutes of the fire breaking out, while 50-60 others in the office and waiting room had to stumble through thick smoke and struggle with a jammed door before finally finding their way out through a window.
Friday , 22 June '12PMC takes stock of fire safety measures at civic body headquarters
Friday , 22 June '12Even as all prime buildings of institutions such as Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India and public sector companies have got their establishments insured, the government does not seek an insurance cover in a bid to save on high premium payment for their buildings that run into large numbers.
Friday , 22 June '12It was Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) workers Suvarna Patil, Harishchandra Bhoir and Balasaheb Nimbalkar who made the first call to the fire brigade, around 2.45 pm on Thursday.