Sylendra Babu, Additional Director, Fire and Rescue Service talking to ANI on Saturday.
Sylendra Babu, Additional Director, Fire and Rescue Service talking to ANI on Saturday.

Over 500 firemen, 26 fire tenders dousing oil warehouse fire in Chennai

ANI | Updated: Feb 29, 2020 20:25 IST


Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): Over 500 firemen, 26 fire tenders have been deployed to douse a massive fire that broke out at an oil warehouse in Madhavaram on Saturday.

"Over 500 firemen, 26 fire tenders and 6 foam tenders on the job. To a large extent, the fire has been put out. It is a godown of a chemical-based material used for medical purpose, so the possibility of poisonous gas ruled out," Sylendra Babu, Additional Director, Fire and Rescue Service, told ANI.
Property damage in the fire is yet to be examined. (ANI)

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