Watch | Fire breaks out in posh Lotus Boulevard Society in Noida’s Sector 100

This incident adds to a series of recent fire outbreaks, notably the tragic Rajkot TRP gaming zone fire, claiming 27 lives, including children, and the Delhi baby care center fire resulting in the deaths of seven newborns.

Livemint, Written By Jocelyn Fernandes
First Published30 May 2024
A fire broke out at Lotus Boulevard Society in Noida on May 30,
A fire broke out at Lotus Boulevard Society in Noida on May 30,(ANI Screengrab via X)

A fire broke out in a flat in the posh high-rise Lotus Boulevard Society in Noida's Sector 100 on Thursday morning, newswire PTI reported.

Quoting officials, PTI reported that no casualties have been reported yet and the fire has been extinguished.

Also Read | Mumbai: 6 people injured after fire breaks out in Dharavi; 10 fire tenders deployed

"The fire has been extinguished by Fire Safety officials. Other details would be shared soon," a police spokesperson said.

Videos on social media showed heavy smoke billowing from the apartment in one of the residential towers of the society.

Fire outbreak cases

There have been a host of major and minor fire outbreak cases reported this month, especially in the last two weeks.

Most prominent and deadly among these is the Rajkot TRP gaming zone fire and the Delhi baby care centre fire. 

Also Read | How the Fire started at Rajkot's Game Zone that killed 27; new video emerges

The devastating fire that swept through TRP Game Zone in Rajkot, Gujarat, claimed the lives of at least 27 persobs, including children, on May 25. The fire also resulted in the death of one of the owners, Prakash Hiran. NDTV reported that CCTV footage captured Hiran at the location, and his vehicle was found at the scene of the fire.

In another incident, at least seven newborn babies died after a fire erupted at New Born Baby Care Hospital in Delhi's Vivek Vihar on Saturday night. According to reports, seven dead children, of which four male and three female newborn babies, were moved to the GTB Hospital for postmortem.

The Delhi Fire Department suspected an "electric fault" to be a possible reason behind the fire.

Also Read | Uttarakhand news: Fire breaks out near Neem Karoli Baba Ashram Kainchi Dham in Nainital | Watch

Meanwhile on May 28, a major fire broke out in the forested hills near Neem Karoli Baba Ashram Kainchi Dham in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. The state administration rushed to the spot and the fire department is trying to control the fire, which is threatening to spread across the region. A video of the fire in the hills of the Nainital forest is circulating on social media. 

On the same day, at least six persons suffered burn injuries after a fire broke out at an industrial compound in Dharavi slum area of Mumbai, civic officials said.

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)

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