A massive fire broke out at GV Mall located at Patna’s Boring Road on Saturday morning. At least 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. According to reports, at least 30 shops were gutted in the fire as the flames spread out to all the five floors of the building.
It took three hours to bring the fire under control, a fire official said.
The fire was first noticed by a police patrolling team, stationed near the mall. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
Bihar: Fire broke out in a building at Patna’s Boring Road. 10 fire tenders at the spot; fire under control. pic.twitter.com/9Nfy0gdAip
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On Friday, a fire broke out in a commercial building in Delhi’s busy computer market Nehru Place and was doused after an hour and a half’s effort.
According to fire officials, the fire broke out in a shop on the first floor of the building, following which other shops were also vacated, and engulfed five to six other shops.
No person was injured in the incident.
(More details are awaited)