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Blaze in Vadodara firecracker market; 2 hurt, 50 shops gutted

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 20:08

Vadodara: At least two persons were on Saturday injured and over 50 shops gutted in a fire that broke out in the city`s biggest firecracker market, officials said.

The blaze swept through Kalabhavan Grounds, the venue of the city`s biggest firecracker market ahead of Diwali, they said.

Two persons received minor injuries, officials from Vadodara Municipal Corporation`s (VMC) Fire Department said.

About 18 to 20 fire engines were sent to the spot and the blaze was put out within an hour, they said.

The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.


First Published: Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 20:07

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