At least five people have been dead after a fire broke out in a residential building in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi. The incident took place at Ner Chowk where a residential building burnt catch to fire and many people feared trapped inside the building.
Himachal Pradesh: Fire breaks out in a residential building at Ner Chowk in Mandi. Many feared trapped inside. Three fire tenders at the spot and rescue operations underway. pic.twitter.com/NVKS03zWr9— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2018
According to the reports of ANI, the reason behind the fire was LPC cylinder blast, said Rajeev Kumar, ADM Mandi.
Five persons lost their lives in the fire that broke out at a residential building at Ner Chowk in Mandi. LPG Cylinder blast seems to be the reason behind the fire: Rajiv Kumar, ADM Mandi #HimachalPradesh https://t.co/fm00vfxTmZ— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2018
According to the reports of news agency ANI, three fire tenders reached are at the spot and rescue operations underway.
More details awaited.