Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A massive fire broke out at the Papaya Tree Hotel in Indore's Rau area on Wednesday morning. The blaze reportedly started in the early hours of the morning and in no time spread throughout the hotel, causing panic and chaos among the guests and staff.
ADCP Jaiveer Singh Bhadauria said that around 40 people were trapped inside the hotel. All of them have been taken out and a few of them have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
No casualty was reported till the filing of this report.
Fire Brigade Superintendent of Police (SP) R S Nigwal told ANI, "The fire broke out from the ground floor to the second floor of the hotel. During this, around eight people suffered suffocation due to smoke, out of which four people were sent to the hospital." "We took out the people by breaking the window glasses. A crane was also called to take out the people from the hotel, but when it was not fruitful, therefore, the people were taken out with the help of rope and ladder," he added.
Besides, there were a lot of gas cylinders in the hotel as well, which were removed, he added.
On the other hand, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) Jaiveer Singh Bhadauria told ANI, "We received information about the fire that broke out at Papaya Tree Hotel under Rau police station area in the morning. Around 40 people were trapped inside the hotel. All of them have been taken out and a few of them have been admitted to the hospital for treatment." There were no arrangements to extinguish the fire in the hotel and it will be investigated, Bhadauria said.
(With inputs from ANI)
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