The fire broke out due to a chemical reactor leaking monomethyl nitric acid — used for manufacturing several types of polymers — which caused an explosion on Wednesday night, Police Officer Rahul Dev Sharma said.
The source added that the Civil Defence teams reached the scene within 5 minutes, followed by another team from the Rashidiya Support Centre where it was found that the fire broke out in a number of vehicles.
The deaths occurred early on Wednesday when the temple chariot procession was underway in Thanjavur district, 340 kilometres (210 miles) south of Chennai, the state capital, police said.
A source from the Dubai Civil Defense stated that teams from Zabeel Fire Station, first responders and competent authority, and teams from Al Rashidiya, Al Barsha and Al Ittihad centres, arrived within 4 minutes to the location after the operations room received an information at 3:19pm Wednesday, about the outbreak of the fire at the Swissotel Al Murooj.
In a shocking incident, a man set his son afire after the latter threatened to finish him off over a monetary dispute in Bengaluru. Arpith, who had been admitted to the Victoria hospital in Bengaluru, succumbed to burn injuries on Thursday.
The Dubai Civil Defence teams arrived at the scene five minutes after the Operations Room was alerted of the fire at 03:11 am on Monday.
The blaze erupted shortly before midnight late Tuesday in an apartment in the city of Bursa, where a Syrian refugee family in Türkiye since 2017 had moved into a month a half prior, officials said.
Two other people were injured, the local government in part of Anyang city said in a statement on Tuesday. The fire was reported about 4:30pm on Monday and took firefighters about 3 1/2 hours to bring under control, the Wenfang district government said.
The fire broke out at around 7:49 pm at a high-rise residential building in a community of Tianshan District in Urumqi. It was put out at around 10:35 pm.
The Dubai Civil Defence teams were able to put out a fire that erupted at the Dubai Festival City Mall on Monday evening. The operations room was alerted about the fire at 7:28pm, so instantly a firefighting team was dispatched from the Al Rashideya Civil Defence Station to the location of the fire.