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Chennai: 1 dead, 2 seriously injured in major fire

Press Trust of India
Jan 16, 2012 at 09:58am IST

Chennai: A fire fighting personnel was killed and two officials, including a woman, were seriously injured, while fighting a major fire that broke out in an old building in the wee hours in Chennai on Monday.

The leading fireman was killed while fighting the fire that broke out in the building at Chepauk around 00.50 hours, fire and rescue sources said.

Two other officials - a woman Divisional Officer and a Station Manager - were admitted in a private hospital with burns, the sources said.

Chennai: 1 dead, 2 seriously injured in fire

The leading fireman was killed while fighting the fire that broke out in a building at Chepauk around 00.50 hours.

The fire was put out, they said.

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