10 yrs on, Beyond Carlton wants ‘fire champs’ for safe city
| Wednesday | 12th February, 2020
By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: As a mark of remembrance and tribute to those who lost their lives in Carlton Towers fire tragedy in 2010, Beyond Carlton is organising a series of events this month.
In 2010, nine people lost their lives in a fire that broke out in Carlton Towers.
Following the incident, those who lost their dear ones in the tragedy started ‘Beyond Carlton’, a citizen-led fire-safety initiative.
This campaign is a small effort to make our citizens more sensitive towards fire safety,” founder of Beyond Carlton Uday Vijayan said.
On February 23, 2010, a major fire broke in Carlton Towers, an eight-storey building that housed offices, restaurants and shops on Old Airport Road.
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