A fire broke out at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VSSIMSAR) here today at 7 am.
The incident occurred at the institute's battery room due to a short circuit inside the chamber.
Fire tenders rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control as soon as they were intimated.
While a critical unit near the room narrowly escaped the mishap, some furniture, equipment and official documents were damaged in the blaze.
No causalities have been reported.