A fire broke out in a two-storey building in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore in the early hours of today morning.
Seven people charred to death in the blaze and nine people have been rescued so far, Indore Police Commissioner Harinarayana Chari Mishra said, as per news agency ANI.
Madhya Pradesh | Five people charred to death after a fire broke out in a two-storey building in Indore.
The Fire official says, “The fire might have started through a short circuit. It took us 3 hours to bring the fire under control. pic.twitter.com/FNDeDWgm1x
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The fire erupted in the building, located in Swarn Bagh colony in Indore, between 4am to 5am today morning, according to preliminary information.
The cause of the fire is not known yet although it is suspected that the fire broke out after a short circuit.
“The fire might have started through a short circuit. It took us 3 hours to bring the fire under control,” a fire official said.
Further investigation is underway, officials said.