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Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

Fire at Chinchwad slum, two dead

The deceased have been as Shankar Tatoba Kshirsagar (38), a resident of Dalvinagar and Pradeep Prakash Mote (38), a resident of Walhekarwadi in Chinchwad.

pune Updated: Oct 26, 2018 14:48 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Fire brigade officials stated that the fire might have started due to a short circuit in Dalvinagar slum.
Fire brigade officials stated that the fire might have started due to a short circuit in Dalvinagar slum.(HT PHOTO )
         

Two persons died after a fire broke out in Dalvinagar slums in Chinchwad on Thursday morning.

The deceased have been as Shankar Tatoba Kshirsagar (38), a resident of Dalvinagar and Pradeep Prakash Mote (38), a resident of Walhekarwadi in Chinchwad. According to fire brigade officials, the incident took place around 4 am on Thursday morning. The fire started in the tenement belonging to Shankar leading to an explosion of a liquified petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder. Both the deceased, who were in the same house at the time of the incident, sustained serious injuries. The fire spread to a nearby area and gutted five other tenements, officials said.

Fire brigade officials stated that the fire might have started due to a short circuit.

Both the deceased were alive when taken to the hospital, but died while undergoing medical treatment. A case related to negligence leading to the fire accident has been lodged in the incident.