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May 22, 2012 at 06:00pm IST

Vadodara: Fire at Race Course Tower, all rescued

Vadodara: A massive fire broke out at Race Course Tower in Vadodara, Gujarat on Tuesday afternoon. The fire broke out at the fourth floor of the building but all the occupants of the building were rescued, and there are no reports of casualties. Race Course Tower is an important commercial building with several shops and is five-storey tall.

Fourteen fire tenders were sent to the site and officials said the fire was brought under control within half an hour. Fire officer Deepak Gunjal said the fire broke out due to short circuit in an electric cable.

Around 100 people were trapped in the building when the fire broke out, but all of them were safely evacuated.

The fire brigade officials also evacuated people from the residential complex situated in the Race Course area.