60 exhibition stalls gutted in fire in Hyderabad
Around 60 exhibition stalls and four trucks were gutted in a fire that broke out at a ground in Kukatpally locality in Hyderabad this morning, police said.india Updated: Jun 13, 2012 12:37 IST
Around 60 exhibition stalls and four trucks were gutted in a fire that broke out at a ground in Kukatpally locality in Hyderabad on Wednesday morning, police said.
However, no casualties were reported in the incident, they added.
According to police, the fire, which was noticed at around 7.45 am, spread from the main entrance to the adjacent truck parking area and then to the exhibition area in which four trucks and around 60 stalls were gutted.
The fir brigade personnel brought the fire under control within an hour.
"The fire started at around 7.45 am has been brought under control now after four fire engines were pressed into service," an investigating officer said.
Even though further investigation is underway, fire officials suspect that the fire could have caused due to short circuit.
First Published: Jun 13, 2012 12:07 IST