Fire in commercial building in Prahaladnagar area of Ahmedabad, more than 200 rescued safely

Ahmedabad: More than 200 people were rescued to safety in Prahaladnagar area of the city this afternoon when a fire broke out in a five storied commercial building.

A fire official said that the fire broke out in the basement of the five storied Timber point building situated near Prahlad Nagar garden off 100 ft road.

15 fire fighting vehicles of the fire division of the AMC rushed to the spot quickly and it was doused. More than 200 people rushed to the terrace due to dense smoke and fire and around 35 remained on the fourth floor. All of them were were rescued safely from the building.