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Fire Engulfs Hotel In Indore, Miraculous Escape For Guests

Fire Engulfs Hotel In Indore, Miraculous Escape For Guests
Indore: 

Highlights

  1. Major fire broke out at the Golden Hotel in Indore
  2. The reason for the fire is not yet known
  3. The entire front of the hotel was on fire, front door has been destroyed

A major fire has broken out at the Golden Gate hotel in the Vijay Nagar area of Indore in Madhya Pradesh. Fire tenders reached the spot quickly and efforts to extinguish the blaze are ongoing. An unknown number of people were inside the four-storey hotel when the fire erupted and are being evacuated by emergency personnel. As a precaution, people in a nearby building were also evacuated.

"There is no information of any casualty so far," Mahendra Singh Chauhan, Deputy Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation' told news agency PTI, adding that there were 25 rooms in the hotel.

The cause for the fire has yet to be established.

In images shared by news agency ANI, the entire front of the hotel is on fire, with massive plumes of smoke billowing all around. In another image, the front door has been destroyed and a fierce blaze appears to have consumed the interior. A medium-sized truck and a tractor, with what appear to be water tanks in tow, can be seen standing outside the hotel, which stands on a crowded road.

Simultaneously, a fire has also broken out at a warehouse in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Fire tenders have reache the spot and more details are awaited, according to ANI.

With input from ANI, PTI



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