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Fire in Chennai's commercial area

Sixteen fire tenders are engaged in the fire-fighting operations at two chemical companies at Nainiappan Naicker street in Parrys Corner this morning.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, Chennai
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2008 10:06 AM IST

A major fire broke out in a commercial area in the city in the wee hours on Friday but no casualties were reported, police said.

Sixteen fire tenders and three foam tenders along with 150 personnel were engaged in the fire-fighting operations at two chemical companies at Nainiappan Naicker street in Parrys Corner this morning, they said.

The fire first broke out in a chemical company and later spread to another.

The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, police said adding the losses were said to be running into several lakhs of Rupees.

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