Fire reported at IIT Madras, no casualties
A fire broke out in the IIT Madras campus on Wednesday night in the first part of the top floor of Centre for Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research. According to reports, five fire tenders were brought in immediately and the fire has been brought under control.
It is learnt that no one has been injured so far since no one was inside the building.The fire broke out around 10pm, and fire engines from Teynampet, Guindy, Raj Bhavan and Saidapet were immediately rushed in.
According to statement released by the institute,''We thank the fire department and the fire fighters for their immediate support. The reason for the fire will be investigated."
While the reason for the fire is still unknown, reports say that the power supply in the whole campus was shut down due to the massive blaze.