Fire in the building of a private company, no casualties were reported

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Fire in the building of a private company, no casualties were reported

According to Jayanagar firefighters, six air conditioners, 20 laptops, chairs and other furniture were engulfed in the blaze.

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A fire broke out on the second floor of a commercial building in JP Nagar on Saturday afternoon. However, no casualties were reported. The building was empty due to weekend holidays.

The incident was reported on the second floor of GraphX ​​Solutions India Private Limited in the GNR Business Chamber building on 8th Main, 3rd Phase at JP Nagar. Fire and emergency officials said they received a call from a passerby at 2:15 p.m. informing them of a fire in the GNR business center building.

District Fire Officer (DFO) Dr Ravi Kumar along with his team rushed to the scene with two water barrels and a water tanker truck from Jayanagar and Banashankari fire stations and extinguish the fire.

Kumar told DH the fire is believed to have started due to a short circuit on the second floor. “We put out the fire at 4 p.m.,” he said.

According to Jayanagar firefighters, six air conditioners, 20 laptops, chairs and other furniture were engulfed in the blaze. The investigation is ongoing.

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