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Fire breaks out at Bangalore hotel, no casualties reported

Last Updated: Monday, April 12, 2010 - 15:34

Zeenews Bureau

Bangalore: A major fire broke out Monday in Bangalore’s Konark Hotel on Residency Road. However, no casualties were reported in the incident.

According to reports, fire broke out at the fifth floor of the hotel but all the occupants were quickly evacuated and moved to a safer place.

Top police officials and at least five teams of fire brigade were immediately rushed to the spot to douse the fire, which is yet to be contained.
As per the latest reports, at least eleven fire tenders are still battling hard to douse the fire.
Preliminary investigating into the matter suggests that fire was caused due to short-circuit at the fifth floor of the hotel.

First Published: Monday, April 12, 2010 - 15:34

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