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Massive Fire At Madhya Pradesh Secretariat, No Casualty

Massive Fire At Madhya Pradesh Secretariat, No Casualty

The blaze has been brought under control by the firefighters

Bhopal:

A fire broke out on the third floor of the multi-storey Madhya Pradesh state secretariat building here on Saturday morning, officials said.

Nobody was reported injured in the incident, they said.

Some sanitation workers noticed smoke at the Vallabh Bhawan – as the secretariat building is officially known – around 9.30 am, following which the fire brigade was alerted, sources said.

“The blaze has been brought under control by the firefighters and further work is on. Now, only smoke is emanating from the third floor where the documents have been kept,” Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s Fire Officer Rameshwar Neel told PTI.

Fifteen to twenty fire tenders have been pressed into service, he said.

The sources said that some sanitation workers, who were working near the gate number 5 and 6 of the secretariat complex, noticed the smoke, following which the authorities were informed.

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