High-rise buildings in Bangalore lack fire safety

Bangalore Mirror

 13,214 buildings in Bengaluru lack fire safety

Findings of a state-wide audit of fire safety violations in high-rise buildings has left personnel of the Fire and Emergency Services a worried lot. The audit, done over several months, has revealed that a whopping 14,000-plus buildings in Karnataka violate fire safety norms. Over 13,000 of these are buildings in Bengaluru. Caught…

In the aftermath of the Carlton Towers fire tragedy in Bengaluru a few years ago, the state government came up with stringent safety guidelines and mandatory implementation of National Building Code 2005 guidelines in high-rise buildings that measure over 15 sq mt.

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