Fire breaks out in Karimnagar; 4 gas cylinders explode, resulting in the destruction of 20 huts

A fire broke out in the Karimnagar region of Telangana on Tuesday, causing damage to approximately 20 huts. Thankfully, there have been no reported casualties as of yet, according to a fire service official.

The incident, reported around 10:50 am, also led to the explosion of 4-5 gas cylinders, according to Karimnagar District Fire Officer T Venkanna. Fire tenders promptly responded and successfully extinguished the blaze.

Venkanna told ANI, “At about 10.50 am, we got the fire call. Immediately in a quick response, our fire brigade reached the spot and controlled the fire. We have also called municipal water tankers for assistance. Around 20 huts were burnt in the fire. Around 4-5 gas cylinders exploded in the fire.”

Additional information is awaited.

Previously, an explosion occurred in Kondurg village, Rangareddy district, Telangana, injuring three individuals on Monday. Police confirmed the injured were taken to the hospital for medical attention.

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Krishna, Sub Inspector of Kondurg Police Station, stated, “An iron melting in Batti(Furnace) no 4 in the Scan Energy Iron company exploded in Kondurg, Rangareddy District. Three people are injured. They were shifted to Shivram Nagar Hospital in Shadnagar.”

The official added that fire tenders promptly arrived at the scene and extinguished the flames. A case will be registered regarding the incident.

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