Fire Incidents Increasing In Pune City; Chandrakant Patil Orders To Conduct Fire Audit At Crowded And Narrow Areas

Share this News:

Pune, 30th May 2023: In the last few days, the number of fire incidents is increasing in the city of Pune. Therefore, Guardian Minister Chandrakant Patil has directed the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Fire Department to conduct a fire audit of busy areas and narrow areas of the city.


A massive fire broke out in a furniture godown in Timber Market. While the fire incident at the timber market was fresh, four more incidents took place on Monday (29th May).


Taking cognizance of the frequent incidents, Chandrakant Patil has directed to conduct a fire audit of busy areas of the city as well as such narrow areas. A plan will be prepared for whether other markets including the Timber market can be moved out of the city. But since it will take time, municipal commissioner Vikram Kumar said that as a matter of urgency, security measures will be taken by conducting a fire audit of such busy areas.