Kanpur, Feb 10 (UNI) At least six people received severe burn injuries and property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in a major fire which broke out in an old tyre market here today.
The reason for the fire could be a short circuit in the electric wires, Chief Fire Officer D P Shukla said.
Fire-fighters could only control the raging flames after a four-hour-long exercise.
At least 15 godowns were reduced to ashes.
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