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Bihar: Six dead, several injured after hotel near Patna railway station catches fire

The sudden fire incident created chaos on the busy road near the Patna railway station. However, the fire brigade officials and the local police officials timely rushed to the spot and began the fire-dousing operation.

Reported By : Nitish Chandra Edited By : Raju Kumar
Patna
Updated on: April 25, 2024 15:29 IST
Fire brigade officials at the spot
Image Source : ANI Fire brigade officials at the spot

At least six persons were killed and several others injured after a hotel near Patna railway station caught fire on Thursday. The fire broke out in the hotel near Golambar in the Kotwali police station area, in Patna. The Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire. Mrityunjay Kumar, DIG, Fire Fighting Patna, said the officials doused the fire and all the injured were taken to the hospital.

According to the information, firefighting officials and the local police rescued several people from the hotel. Several people have been rescued so far and sent to PMCH.

Director General of Fire Shobha Ahokar said that 45 people have been rescued from the hotel building.

According to the locals, the fire occurred due to the gas cylinder blast and the safety standards were not followed in the hotel.

A fire audit of all buildings is being conducted near the hotel, said the officials.

"The cause of the fire is being investigated. The condition of four people is critical due to burns in the fire," he added.

(Report by Bittu)

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