The commercial hub of Chennai, T Nagar, on Wednesday woke up to a major fire accident in Chennai Silks at Usman road.
Fire and rescue services were alerted by passersby who were the first to notice thick smoke emanating from the Chennai Silks building at 4 am on Wednesday. The authorities sprung to action immediately and rescued around 10 people. No one is reported to be injured.
More than 15 fire tenders and 150 fire personnel are still trying to control the fire.
The reasons for the fire breakage is yet to be revealed and the authorities are investigating the root cause.