11 people died in a horrific fire that erupted in the firecracker godown, situated in Telangana’s Warangal Rural District. The incident was report around 1:45 PM as firefighters began the efforts to control the wild blaze and try to save the people who were stuck inside the structure. 15 people were inside the godown as flames engulfed it. People who were near the site have reported that they heard explosions rip the sky, and got out to see flames were licking the entire architecture. The site has been devastated, and only ash and charred remains of the things that were kept inside have been left behind.
A large crowd gathered around the site, as the firefighters tried to tame the fire, and it was controlled, began the work to look through the wreckage for people who might have survived the blasts. 5 people were taken out from the site, and suffered injuries, they were sent to MGM Hospital in Warangal town for treatment.
An investigation has been launched to find out how the blasts were triggered, and caused so much havoc in the area. Unfortunately, not all people who were stuck inside could be saved, as the fire took an entire unit by force. The blasts caused damage to the houses that were set beside the godown. Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced that the families of the deceased people are going to receive Rs 5 lakh as compensation. He has also expressed sadness at the tragedy and condolences for the people left. The shocking incident should now be remembered as a warning that blasts can causes huge loss to human life and property. And it is necessary that security measures be taken in order to maintain the safety of workers as well as the ones who are living in the area.