Hyderabad: At least six persons died and three others were injured when a major fire accident occurred at a chemical godown in Hyderabad on Monday.
The fire broke out on the first floor of the four-storey building located at Bazarghat in the Nampally area of Hyderabad.
According to reports, sparks from a nearby car repair centre are suspected to have caused the fire accident at the godown. The repair work of a car was going on in the godown on the ground floor. The sparks spread to the chemical barrel kept in the godown and caused the fire. The fire spread to the other floors of the building.
A team of firemen reached the spot to douse the flames and carry out rescue operations.
The fire has now been doused and the exact cause and the extent of damage will known after an official assessment.