No fire safety for Bangalore’s bars

Even after accidents and warnings, situation unchanged in the city. By Bibek Baidya | Bangalore    Many low-rise buildings, liquor outlets, bars and pubs in the city are still not equipped with fire safety measures, in spite of the many accidents that have occurred. The Indian National Building Code, 2016, says that buildings should have fire […]

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Fire still a threat in Russell Market

Lack of fire safety equipment prevents Russell Market from getting an NOC from the fire department. By Ishika Dangayach The Russell Market has not received a Non-Objectional certificate from the fire department even after a recent judgment by the Karnataka High Court. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palikke (BBMP) Officer Mr. Venkesh N. said, “We will soon install […]

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No Fire Safety Norms for low-Rise Buildings, Safety Questions Remain

Eateries in the city are running their business without proper fire safety measures. Bengaluru, Sept. 18, 2018: In January 2018, a fire broke out in Kailash Bar and Restaurant in old Bengaluru, leaving five employees dead who were sleeping there. The bar had only one entrance point which was locked from the outside. Also, none […]

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