NN NEWS::Hyderabad: Major fire broke out at the famous Swapnalok Complex
Hyderabad: Major fire broke out at the famous Swapnalok Complex in Secunderabad on Thursday evening. As many as more than ten fire tenders were pressed into service.
The firefighters of Telangana fire services swung into action and evacuated the building. The public present at the commercial complex witnessed the smoke billowing from the 7th and 8th floors. Later the fire engulfed the two floors of the building
As of now more than a dozen fire tenders are working in fire extinguishing work and efforts are on to control the fire, we are also assessing the situation,” said Srinivas Reddy, the District Fire Officer.
The firefighters used high-rise cranes to rescue the public present in the building
The traffic came to a standstill after the incident took on the busiest commercial area. The traffic police diverted the vehicular traffic in the area.
fire break out at 7.30 pm due to a short circuit. Minister Talasani Yadav reached the location and supervised the rescue operation.
The firefighters have successfully rescued 8 persons struck in the complex and efforts are to evacuate those who were raising hues and crying for help from the top of the complex.