Ahmedabad, November 4: In a tragic incident, as many as 12 people lost their lives in a deadly fire that broke out at a textile godown in Gujarat on Wednesday. According to a tweet by ANI, the blaze broke out at a textile godown on Piplaj Road in Ahmedabad. Officials inform that apart from the four who lost their lives, eight others were injured. The massive explosion destroyed the godown, officials said. The building housing the godown located on Pirana-Piplaj Road collapsed due to the explosion after a fire.
Earlier in the day, three people rescued from a textile godown in Nanukaka Estate where a fire broke out today. As soon as the incident was reported, fire personnel pulled out 12 people from the rubble and shifted them to LG Hospital, said fire officer Jayesh Khadia. Ahmedabad Fire: Huge Blaze Erupts at Chemical Factory in Tulip Estate.
Here's the tweet:
Rescue operation completed. https://t.co/FDYrfZP95i
— ANI (@ANI) November 4, 2020
The fire official further informed that the building housing the godown located on Pirana-Piplaj Road collapsed due to the explosion after a fire. Reports inform that of the 12 injured persons, four were declared as brought dead while the eight others are under treatment, said the hospital in a statement.
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