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Fire At Hotel In Srinagar, 22 Fire Tenders Reached Spot

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| September 15 , 2018 , 17:51 IST

A fire broke out on Saturday at a six-storey hotel Pamposh in Srinagar. The top floor of the building was completely gutted but the fire was controlled by the rescue teams.

Around 20 fire tenders, fire rescue teams, disaster management and emergency services have reached the spot for the rescue operation.

Eight people have sustained minor injuries with no casualties done. It is yet to ascertain the cause of the fire, police said.

While the rescue operation was going on, a member of the fire rescue team got injured badly who was sent to the nearest hospital Fire Officer says 'Eight people have sustained minor injuries.

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Earlier on the day District Magistrate Srinagar, Syed Abid Rasheed Shah said, "There are offices of several media houses here. 20-22 fire tenders, teams of fire and emergency services, disaster mgmt, SDRF are here. There's no loss of life, people have been evacuated. A member of fire services was injured and sent to the hospital."

The rescue teams have done a great job to prevent the fire from spreading to the other floors of the building.

On August 8, 21 people got injured after a massive blast at hydro cracker plant of BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) refinery near the Eastern Freeway in Chembur, Mumbai.