Gujarat: Massive blaze breaks out at seven-storey textile market in Surat; 60 fire engines rushed to spot

  • The blaze erupted in Raghuveer Complex, a large textile market in Saroli area, and gutted several shops, a fire official said.

  • The fire brigade declared a 'brigade call' and deployed 60 fire tenders from across the city to douse the flames.

  • Fire officials said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained but, a short circuit may be responsible.

Surat: A major fire broke out in a seven-storey market complex in Gujarat's Surat city on Tuesday morning, a fire official said. There were reports of no casualties so far, he added.

The blaze erupted in Raghuvir Complex, a large textile market in Saroli area, and gutted several shops, he said.

The fire brigade declared a "brigade call" and deployed 60 fire tenders from across the city to douse the flames, the official said.

The cause of the fire was not yet known.

This is a developing story. More details of the incident are awaited.

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Updated Date: Jan 21, 2020 10:29:20 IST