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Fire breaks out at Pink Square Mall in Raja Park

A fire broke out on the fourth floor of Pink Square Mall near Raja Park area of Jaipur on Saturday. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the control room received the information about the fire.

| Updated:
December 15, 2018 5:44 pm

Jaipur: A fire broke out on the fourth floor of Pink Square Mall near Raja Park area of Jaipur on Saturday. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the control room received the information about the fire. Efforts were on to douse the fire till the reports last came in. The fire is spreading to the other areas of the mall. The firefighting teams are trying to control the fire.

The reason for the fire is not clear yet. Police are suspecting short circuit to be the cause. The local police and fire department have begun an investigation what caused the fire.

The fire broke out in the morning and some guards and locals saw smoke billowing from the fourth floor of the mall.

Hundreds of local residents, shopkeepers and onlookers gathered outside Pink Square when the news of the fire spread. The area was cordoned off and the traffic has been diverted while the firefighting operation is going on. the fire is suspected to be caused by short circuit; however, officials said that the exact reason will be known after a proper investigation. They said that the priority was to douse the fire.

There were no reports of loss of life.

First published: December 15, 2018
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