- It is suspected that the fire started in the bakery.
- Attempts to extinguish the fire continue
- Nearby stores were also damaged
The store had a large number of firecrackers for Diwali. The fire was brought under control after hours of efforts by firefighters and police. Nearby stores were also damaged.
The images show the fireball rising into the sky after the fire. You can also hear the sound of firecrackers exploding in the distance. District collector PN Sreedhar said the fire department was continuing its efforts to put out the fire. The two-wheeler parked in front of the store was destroyed by fire.
This is not the first time that fires and accidents have occurred in fireworks factories and outlets. One person died and seven others were injured in an accident at a firecracker factory in Thayilpatti on 10 September. Two people were killed in an accident at an illegal fireworks factory in the same area in June.