A massive fire broke out at an under-construction hospital on Kingsway Road in Maharashtra’s Nagpur on Wednesday. 10 fire-tenders were present at the spot and the blaze has been brought under control. Army jawans aided in the fire-fighting operations.
According to initial reports, at least 20 people are trapped inside the building, most of them labourers.The cause of the fire was not immediately known but it is believed that short circuit caused the blaze. No casualty has been reported so far. Eyewitnesses said that thick black smoke was rising from the 10-storey building.
After the blaze was brought under control, firefighters officials had begun the cooling off operations. As per reports, all patients and workers had been evacuated from Sancheti Hospital safely.