MAHARASHTRA
FIRE SERVICES
WE SERVE TO SAVE

Fire Helpline
List Of Martyrs

Who Died While Attending Operational Duties
(Died At The Alter Of Duty) In The State Of Maharashtra

Sr.

No

Full Name of Martyrs

S / Shri

Designation

Date & Year of Martyrdom

Brief account of

incident involved in

Mumbai Fire Brigade, Mumbai

1

Robert Thomson

Acting Chief Officer

13-08-1915

Fire on board the Hospital Ship Madras at Alexandra Docks.

2

Harold Palmer

Asstt. Officer Commanding

14-04-1944

While fighting the conflagrations of Dock Explosion (1944)

3

Robert Chargers G. Andrews

Company Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

4

Arthur D. Reynolds

Company Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

5

Rustom Phirozshah Palamcoat

Station Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

6

Rajaram Meghashyam Chavan

Auxiliary Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

7

Samuel Thomson

Auxiliary Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

8

Mirza Muzaffer Baig

Auxiliary Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

9

Ferdinand Roberts

Auxiliary Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

10

Aron Joseph Days

Auxiliary Officer

14-04-1944

- do -

11

Jodah Salomon Mendrekar

Motor Mechanic

14-04-1944

- do -

12

Shekhar Bangera

Section Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

13

Yekar Mahabal Shetty

Section Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

14

Daniel Hamilton Thomas

Section Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

15

Nana Sakharam Mulekar

Section Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

16

Mahadeo Shripat Bhosle

Section Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

17

Shivanand Gajanan Pansare

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

18

Annaji Balwant Tawre

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

19

Dattaram Balwant Mahadik

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

20

Kedar Allabux Inamdar

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

21

Atmaram Bhiwa Parab

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

22

Sakharam Tukaram Pawar

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

23

Madhusudan Sabaji Khot

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

24

Saskharam Pandurang Etkar

Sub Leader

14-04-1944

- do -

25

Sakharam Ramji Shirke

Tandel

14-04-1944

- do -

26

Damji Mahipat Chavan

Tandel

14-04-1944

- do -

27

Narayan Anant More

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

28

Mohammed Sidhik Alladata

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

29

Yeshwant Gopal Malusare

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

30

Keshav Purushottam Godbole

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

31

Dhondu Ramchandra Kalingan

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

32

Gora Rehmtullah

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

33

Pandurang Bapu Sawant

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

34

Shrikrishna Vishnu Apte

Motor Driver

14-04-1944

- do -

35

Bhagchand Balamsingh

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

36

Laxman Dhondu Shinde

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

37

Sitaram Dhondu Lad

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

38

Raoji Vasudeo Uraskar

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

39

Krishna Jagannath Desai

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

40

Shrirang Anant Chavan

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

41

Chandru Gunaji Chavan

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

42

Dinkar Vishram Shelar

Fireman

14-04-1944

While fighting the conflagration of Dock Explosion (1944)

43

Babaji Keshav Bhosle

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

44

Krishna Shankar Pednekar

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

45

Ankush Bhagwan Kadu

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

46

Ramchandra Yeshwant Tawde

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

47

Tukaram Vithoji Surve

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

48

Vithal Sakharam Shinde

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

49

Abaji Jagatrao Palande

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

50

Ramchandra Narayan Sawant

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

51

Shantaram Balaji Sawant

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

52

Maruti Balaji Chavan

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

53

Bhagwan Balaji Tirvenkar

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

54

Ranu Kondiram Suryawanshi

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

55

Yeshwant Sadashiv Vichare

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

56

Dattatray Vishnu Girkar

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

57

Shankar Raoji Jadhav

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

58

Khashaba Laxman Surve

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

59

Vishnu Raoji Kadam

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

60

Govind Dhonduji Surve

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

61

Yeshwant Mahadev Ghag

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

62

Annaji Vithu Satam

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

63

Ramchandra Laxman Jadhav

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

64

Nandaji Narayan Shinde

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

65

Bhanudas Krishnaji Koyande

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

66

Shankar Sitaram Palkar

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

67

Sk.Abbas Sk.Esmail

Fireman

14-04-1944

- do -

68

Narayan Ramchandra Kawle

Fireman

11-12-1953

While performing Annual Fire Drill Competition.

69

Shankar Kashiram Shinde

Fireman

27-03-1963

While rescuing a drowned person at Juhu beach.

70

Pundlik Sakharam Sawant

Leading Fireman

04-04-1969

Consequent to the participating in the Fire Fighting Operations in the Textile Mills.

71

Suresh Ramchandra Parab

Fireman

15-05-1970

While returning from Bhiwandi after fire fighting operations (communal riots)

72

Rajaram Krishna Sawant

Fireman

23-06-1971

While carrying out rescue operation at house collapse incident at Nagdevi St

73

Arjun Namdeo Bhosale

Leading Fireman

15-01-1972

While fighting the fire in a high rise building at Back-bay Reclamation

74

Shivaji Anant Pawar

Fireman

15-01-1972

75

Harishchandra Balkrishna Sawant

Fireman

15-01-1972

76

Prabhakar Vishnu Bane

Fireman

15-01-1972

77

Jairam Soma Pachkude

Fireman

19-06-1979

Thrown away from a fire engine while responding to fire call

78

Nandkumar Vishnu Chitnis

Dy. Chief Fire Officer

16-10-1980

While fighting a fire in a industrial estate building, Opp.Dr.E.

Moses Road
, Worli.

79

Balaram Pandurang Chavan

Station Officer

21-06-1981

During cooling down operation of a fire at

Dontad Street
. Due to sudden collapse of a portion of the fire ravaged building.

80

Suresh Angulya Vartak

Fireman

21-06-1981

81

Savlaram Dnyandev Rane

Fireman

21-06-1981

82

Dinkar Rajaram Chavan

Driver Operator

06-03-1983

In an accident of fire engine while pro-ceeding to perform fire drill competition

83

Harishchandra Daji Bhogale

Fireman

12-04-1983

While fighting a fire in cutlery market,

Janikar Street
.

84

Chandrakant Baburao Shinde

Fireman

12-04-1983

85

Balkrishna Yeshwant Shisode

Station Officer

29-10-1994

While fighting a fire in 43, CarmartKapoorMansion, N.S.Patkar Marg, Gaodevi.

86

Mayaram Eknath Mandhare

Fireman

18-11-1998

While responding to a fire call at Mital Chamber, Nariman Point. The appliance had overturned to its left side while nego-tiating a turn causing serious accident.

87

Abhay Jaywant Mohite

Fireman

09-06-2008

While performing duty on Other service call (Tree fallen down) at General Free Press Marg)

Kolhapur Municipal corporation

88

Bhagwan Sakharam Jadhav

Station Officer

27-09-1984

While responding to a fire call, a fire engine had over-turned at C Ward, Maharaja Pratap Chowk, Kolhapur.

89

Dattatray Krishna Khamkar

Fireman

27-09-1984

90

Ashok Vasant Mane

Fireman

25-04-1987

Burned in fire due to blast of acid pipe while fighting chemical fire in Kolhapur Sugar Mill., Kolhapur

91

Shrikant Shamram Patil

Fireman

05-09-1998

In Ganesh immersion he saved 2 drowning persons in Panch-ganga river. He lost his stamina and drowned

Nagpur Municipal Corporation

92

Prabhu Ganesh Kuhikar

Fireman

11-12-2000

Burned in fire of LPG explosion while fighting the fire.

93

Ramesh Laxman Thakare

Fireman

Died in Bldg collapse

94

Gulabrao Kawale

Station Officer

Dies in Plastic Godam Bldg. collapse

Malegaon Municipal Corporation

95

Babulal Laxman Sonawane

Fireman

09-06-1983

4 firemen killed in Jeelitin Blast fire at Lodda Bhavan in Malegaon city.

96

Sakharchand Harbant Barve

Fireman

09-06-1983

97

Madhukar Fakira Sonar

Fireman

09-06-1983

98

Mohamad Jabir M.Siddik

Fireman

09-06-1983

Chandrapur Municipal Council

99

Laxman Sitaram Jadhade

Cooli, Fire Service

26-09-2003

Died in ambulance accident at Khedi phata, Chandrapur.

Thane Municipal Corporation

100

J.C.Singh

Fireman

18-10-2009

6 fireman died while on duty of fire at Tarangan Bldg., Vartaknagar, Thane

101

S.K.Shinde

Fireman

18-10-2009

102

Tanaji Kale

Fireman

18-10-2009

103

Avdhut Thanekar

Fireman

18-10-2009

104

Kishor Patil

Fireman

18-10-2009

Suresh Jamadar

Fireman

18-10-2009

Nashik Municipal Corporation

106

Chandrakant Madhukar Shinde

Fireman

04-12-1999

Died when removing dead body from well

107

Dadasaheb Laxman Kale

Fireman

01-02-2006

Died when fighting the fire in slum area, Dwarka Area, Nashik

Pune Municipal Corporation

108

Dnyaneshwar Tukaram Khedekar

Fire Engine Driver

09-02-2008

109

Gokul Ramchandra Gursale

Station Officer

26-03-2008

CIDC

110

T.R.Gharat

Fireman

Kalyan-Dombivali Mun.Corporation

111

Madhukar Kamble

Leading Fireman

08.06.2010

Died while fighting the fire at Hedutane, Hiranagar Andarli Road, Kalyan.