Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A garments shop at Rajwada in Indore turned into an inferno on Monday afternoon.
A column of smoke like a serpent began to emanate from the shop and covered the surrounding area. The pedestrians, shopkeepers, bikers ran helter-skelter.
It took around one hour for firefighters to douse the fire.
According to fire officials, a person had informed the fire brigade control room that fire had broken out at a garments shop.
“Immediately, we pressed fire fighters into action and they doused the fire within an hour,” said a fire department official.
The official added that the fire broke out at Agrawal Store. “Preliminary investigation suggests that fire broke out because of a short circuit,” he said.
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