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

Visuals showed a building engulfed in flames at the textile market in Surat. Officials said the fire started from one of the shops on the ground floor and later spread to the other floors.

Press Trust of India January 21, 2020 10:29:20 IST
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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