STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Disaster averted as fire breaks out at fancy shop in Thiruvananthapuram

A disaster was averted with the timely intervention of police officers in informing the Fire Force about a fire outbreak at a shop.

Published: 04th May 2017 03:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th May 2017 03:18 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Major disaster was averted with the timely intervention of police officers in informing the Fire Force about a fire outbreak at a shop in the early hours of Wednesday.
The fire broke around 2.30 am in a fancy jewellery shop ‘Star Tools’ at Aryashala, near Killippalam, suspected to have been caused by a short circuit.

The fire was noticed by police officers who were on a night patrol. Had they not intervened on time, the fire could have spread to nearby shops leading to a major inferno, firemen said. Three units from Chenkalchoola battled for one hour to contain the fire.

According to Fire and Rescue team, the spark triggered from the control unit of CCTV camera led to the blaze.  The display system, CCTV camera, electrical devices were completely charred.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp