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Massive fire in Faridabad cracker market, 230 shops gutted

Over 230 shops were gutted when a major fire broke out at a Diwali cracker market in Dusherra Ground here this evening.

Over 230 shops were gutted when a major fire broke out at a Diwali cracker market in Dusherra Ground here this evening, fire department officials said. (Source: PTI)

Though there was no immediate report of any casualty, officials feared that crackers worth lakhs of rupees have been damaged in the blaze. (Source: PTI)

Eyewitnesses said the fire might have been triggered by an electrical short-circuit.

People put sand to control fire after a major fire broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad on Tuesday evening. (Source: PTI)

A spokesman of the fire department said several fire tenders are engaged in dousing the flames.

A vehicle in flames after a major fire broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad. (Source: PTI)

The cracker market is organised every year during Diwali in this locality on the outskirts of the national capital. (Source: PTI)

A magisterial probe has been ordered into the incident.

People watch a major fire that broke out in the crackers market in Faridabad. (Source: PTI)

Several cars were gutted in the major fire. (Source: PTI)