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Fire at Chaura Bazar office; no casaulties

HT Correspondent  Ludhiana, February 18, 2013
First Published: 11:41 IST(18/2/2013) | Last Updated: 11:42 IST(18/2/2013)

A fire broke out at an office at Chaura Bazar here on Sunday. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, though the fire department suspects it to be a shot circuit.
 
The office was closed when the fire broke out, and no casualty has been reported. The fire department was informed about smoke emanating from the office by passersby.

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Ashok Thapar, an eyewitness, said the fire broke out around 1pm. He said that it was a major fire and could have spread to neighbouring offices.

Office in-charge Ashwani Kumar said they had were told about the fire over the phone. “We were closed as it was a Sunday. We are yet to ascertain the loss we have suffered,” he said.

A fire department official said that two fire-tenders were pressed into service. “It took us more than two hours to douse the fire,” he added.

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