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Maharashtra: Fire broke in firecrackers market

Blaze in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra damaged more than 200 shops and several vehicles

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Publish Date: Oct 29 2016 2:02PM | Updated Date: Oct 29 2016 2:03PM

Maharashtra: Fire broke in firecrackers market
Aurangabad district of Maharashtra saw a major catastrophe as fire broke out in a temporary firecrackers markets that destroyed more than 200 big and small shops. 
 
Apart from the shops, more than a dozen of four wheelers and two dozen two wheelers parked nearby were also engulfed and destroyed subsequently.
 
Fortunately, no human casualties were recorded as customers and shopkeepers managed to escape in time. 
 
The fire whose cause it yet not known was brought under control in an hour.