The cables to trust…

At least four people including two children were killed after a fire broke out in an apartment complex in Chennai on Monday morning. The fire is said to have broken out as a result of a short circuit on the ground floor of the building in Vadapalani.

xchennai-fire-08-1494214085.jpg.pagespeed.ic.i6dZPcF_rF
The fire was first noticed at around 5 AM on Monday at the apartment situated in South Perumal street. Sparks began from the circuit box of the building. Fire and smoke spread to the other floors quickly. Four people including a four-year-old child died due to suffocation. Others were sustained injuries were rushed to nearby hospitals. Vehicles that were parked at the ground floor of the apartment were gutted as the fire spread quickly.

The police registered a case in this regard and investigations are underway. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to the kin of those deceased. Rs 50,000 financial aid was announced for those injured in the fire accident.

Source – PTI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: