Hyderabad: Twenty-one fire cracker accidents were reported in Hyderabad this Diwali.
On Sunday, a fire accident was reported at Vanasthalipuram tyre godown. However, there were no casualties. Fire-fighters brought the situation under control on Monday morning.
According to reports, the godown, where more than 2,000 tyres were stored, had caught fire at around 5 pm on Sunday. Staff and officials of the State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department recahed the spot as soon as they recieved the call.
The owner of the godown said that the material worth Rs 3 crore has been lost. "Line departments are inspecting the area the reason for fire," Vanasthalipuram police circle inspector, A Venkataiah said to a daily.
According to reports, a total of seven fire tenders and 40 people were pressed into service to douse the fire.
Similarly many minor accidents were reported across the city due to firecrackers misfire during diwali. Many were reported with eye injuries.