Pharmaceutical godown gutted, two fire fighters injured in Rajbagh blaze

Two residential houses, hotel partially damaged
Two firemen were injured while controlling the fire
Two firemen were injured while controlling the fire

Srinagar, Dec 09: Two firemen were injured while controlling a blaze which gutted a pharmaceutical godown in Rajbagh area of Srinagar on Friday afternoon.  The blaze also partially damaged  two residential houses and a hotel. 

Quoting an official, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that two fire-fighters were injured during fire-fighting operations.

He said both the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The official said fire broke out inside a house that was being used for commercial purposes to store pharmaceutical products.

He said in the incident the godown was gutted, while two nearby houses and a hotel were also damaged.

The official said fire has been put off while the reason of the fire was likely due to the explosion of LPG cylinders.

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