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Massive fire breaks out in Kanpur's Basmandi | WATCH

The flames spread to the adjacent market and buildings due to strong winds.

Edited By: Hritika Mitra @MitraHritika Kanpur Updated on: March 31, 2023 9:01 IST
Massive fire breaks out in Kanpur's Basmandi | WATCH
Image Source : @ANI/SCREENGRAB Massive fire breaks out in Kanpur's Basmandi | WATCH

A massive fire broke out in the early hours of Friday in the Basmandi area of Kanpur, officials said. 

The flames were carried to the adjacent market and buildings due to strong winds. These include Masood Tower 1, Masood Tower 2 and Hamraaz Complex. As many as 540 shops present in the market are in danger of catching fire.

As many as 15-16 tenders have been present at the spot to douse the fire. The dousing operation has been underway for the last six hours. 

"It will take 3-4 hours more to control the fire," said Joint CP, Kanpur. 

Further details are awaited. 

(Reported by - Gyadendra)

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