Over 200 big and small shops destroyed in firecrackers market blaze

Aurangabad (Maharashtra): According to the information given by the official, a major fire broke out in a temporary firecrackers market and destroyed over 200 big and small shops.

There were no human casualties as all the shopkeepers and customers managed to escape to safety. However, at least a dozen four-wheelers and more than two dozen two-wheelers parked in the vicinity were engulfed in the blaze and destroyed. The blaze, the cause of which is not known, was brought under control in an hour.

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