Massive fire in Scooty showroom in Secunderabad, 8 burnt alive, many hospitalized
7 people lost their lives due to a massive fire in an electric scooter showroom in Secunderabad, adjacent to the capital of Telangana, Hyderabad. At present, two fire brigade vehicles have brought the fire under control.
After reports of a fire in electric vehicles, now an incident of fire has come to the fore in one of its showrooms. 8 people have died in this accident while many have been injured. A massive fire broke out at an electric scooter showroom in Secunderabad's Monda Market area on Monday night. Police have confirmed that so far 8 people, including two women, have died and several people have been injured in the fire. The injured have been shifted to nearby Gandhi and Yashoda hospitals for treatment. Many videos related to this incident are also going viral on social media. At the same time, the DCP of the North Zone of Hyderabad has informed that the death toll in this fire incident has increased to 8.
At the same time, officials suspect that the fire was caused by a short circuit. Vehicles parked in the parking area, showroom and basement caught fire. Suddenly, smoke spread all around. Hotel staff and guests saw the fire and smoke coming out and informed the fire department. When people started coming out of the windows of the building to save their lives, some started jumping. Many people have also died of suffocation inside.
Due to only one entrance in this building, some people got trapped in it and died. Fire tenders reached the spot and rescue work is on. Firefighters used ladders to rescue people trapped on the upper floors. Police reached the spot and pulled out people from the nearby buildings.
Telangana Minister of State for Fisheries and Cinematography Talasani Srinivas Yadav reached the spot soon after the incident. He said the incident was unfortunate and some of the victims had allegedly tried to jump from the burning building. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.