A major fire broke out at a chemical warehouse in Chennai’s Madhavaram area on Saturday.
More than 500 firemen and over 30 fire engines have been are trying to put out the blaze, news agency ANI reported.
“It’s a godown of a chemical-based material used for medical purposes,” Sylendra Babu, a senior fire official told ANI.
— ANI (@ANI) February 29, 2020
“Over 500 firemen, 26 fire tenders and six foam tenders are on the job. To a large extent, fire has been put out,” he added.
More details are awaited.