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Fire in e-bike showroom kills 8 in Secunderabad, Telangana

Updated: September 13, 2022 3:21 pm

Late last night, a major fire that started at an electric scooter showroom in Secunderabad, Telangana, spread to a hotel on the upper levels of the multi-story building, killing eight people and injuring many more. According to authorities, the fire started at the building’s electric scooter store on the main level and quickly spread to the Hotel Ruby Pride, where at least 25 guests were staying. They said, “All eight appeared to have perished from asphyxiation brought on by the smoke.” “It appears there are 23 rooms in all the four floors in the hotel. The smoke traversed through the staircase from the bottom up to the top floor. Some people who were sleeping in the first and second floors came to the corridor through the thick smoke and died due to asphyxiation,” said CV Anand, Police Commissioner, Hyderabad.

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