Chennai: Fire Erupts At Oil Warehouse In Madhavaram Area; Updates Here

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A massive fire has broken out at an oil warehouse in Chennai's Madhavaram area on Saturday afternoon. Visuals of the billowing smoke rising from building seen

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:

A massive fire has broken out at an chemical warehouse in Chennai's Madhavaram area on Saturday afternoon. Visuals of the billowing smoke rising from the building are seen. Sources state that the chemical godown in the warehouse which is situated in the outskirts of the city went up in flames.

Fire in Chennai chemical warehouse

Five tenders are present at the spot. No casualties reported as of now, as per sources. More details awaited.

'Efforts to keep fire confined' 

One of the teams of firefighters who are dousing the fire in Chennai's Madhavaram area spoke to media and informed that their main effort right now is to ensure the fire stays confined and doesn't spread. 

 

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