Fire Champions - Beyond Carlton
Fire Champion - Dharamvir Singh

Fire Champion – Dharamvir Singh


In June 2017, Anupama Hotel, a seven-storied building in Madhuranagar at Shamshabad, Telangana, caught fire. There were 30 employees trapped inside the building. As the fire was engulfing the top two floors they could not come out of the building thr...

Fire Champion – Meenakshi Vijayakumar


Over 300 fire calls a day, Tsunami, megafloods and a disaster call any moment in the accident-prone & the fire-prone city of Chennai, firefighting seems like a child’s play for Ms. Meenakshi Vijayakumar. One of the most popular women officers o...

Priya Ravichandran

Fire Champion – Priya


45% burns in the line of duty. A committed lady officer. Recipient of the 2012 President’s Award for Gallantry. These are but some of the ways in which our Fire Champion, Ms. Priya Ravichandran, currently Deputy Director (Headquarters) of Tamil...

Fire Champion: Sunny


It was the weekend. Like many, Sunny Verma only wanted to take his family out for some fun. Unsurprisingly, they decided to head to Orion Mall, the largest one in Bangalore. He parked the car in the mall basement. Upon getting out of the car, he happ...

Fire Champion: Sumit


After 4.30 pm on 23 February 2010, the lives of family members of 9 people changed forever. The Carlton Towers fire in Bangalore claimed someone’s son, someone’s spouse, someone’s someone else – and life after that felt shattered to those...