Shocking: Three-storey building in Kerala goes up in flames
A three–storey building near the Kottayam Collectorate caught fire in an early morning mishap today and one of the floors was completely razed down. The Kandathil building which houses a super market, a lodge and a textile shop caught fire at about 3 in the morning, after which 3 hours of firefighting and over 10 units of fire engines were required to douse the fire. The super market at the first floor was completely gutted down in the fire and the textile shop was partially destroyed as well. The inmates in the lodge on the 3rd floor were safely evacuated and no casualties have been reported.