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Massive Fire in 2-Storey Building in Lucknow’s Barra Area; Over 20 Students of Coaching Institute Rescued

Kanpur: A massive fire broke out in a two-storey building in the Barra area of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday, reported news agency PTI quoting the local police. Over 20 students of a coaching institute, located on the first floor of the building, were rescued safely as fire department officials scrambled to put off the blaze.Also Read – 5 Dead, Several Injured As Fire Breaks Out In Durga Puja Pandal In UP’s Bhadohi

Prime facie, the fire broke out in building’s basement being used as a storage, trapping about 25 students, Kanpur Commissioner of Police B P Jogdand was quoted as saying. After receiving information about the blaze, four fire-tenders were dispatched and fire-fighters with the help of police safely rescued the students, he added. Also Read – Lucknow: Aishbagh Ramlila Will No Longer Follow This 300-Year-Old Tradition. Read Deets Here

The students were in the class when they noticed a dense smoke filling up the room and it triggered panic among them, the officer said. Fire department officials have been asked to check if the building had a fire NOC or not, he said. Also Read – UP NEET PG Counselling 2022 Revised Schedule Released on upneet.gov.in. Check Important Dates Here

(Based on PTI inputs)

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