Fire breaks out at Chandigarh furniture market
Chandigarh: A major fire broke out at the furniture market in Sector 53-54 this evening. About 11 shops have already gutted in the fire.
The incident took place at around 4.00 pm and furniture items inside the shops burnt completely. The fire tenders were pressed into the service to bring control of fire. The cause of fire is yet to be known.
It is to be noted that this is not the first such incident here as the breaking of fire has occurred many times in the past here too.
Chaos was witnessed in the area as the shopkeepers and their workers were seen taking out their goods amid blaze in the shops. The police had barricaded this Sector 53/54 dividing road to stop the road traffic. Thus, traffic jams were also witnessed on the connecting roads.