Fire in Lucknow Hotel: Fire breaks out in Hazratganj’s Levana hotel, 6 injured | Lucknow News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: As many as four people were killed and 15 others suffered serious burn injuries in a massive fire which broke out in a prominent hotel located on Madan Mohan Malviya marg in Hazratganj area of Lucknow on Monday.
Hazratganj fire station received the information about the fire around 6.55am and three fire tenders went to the spot.

At least 15 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames.
Cloud of smoke hovering over the four-storey hotel touched the skyline and filled the area with smoke. Huge number of residents and occupants in different hotels came out in anxiety. The passersby, auto drivers and rickshaw drivers also stood still.
Chief fire officer, Lucknow, Vijay Kumar Singh said that about 25 guests were rescued by the firemen.

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Fire officials said exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath took cognizance of the fire incident and directed senior officials to rush to the spot and supervise rescue operations and also provide best possible treatment of the injured.
Union minister Rajnath Singh expressed his grief over the fire incident.

“I came to know about the tragic incident of fire in a hotel in Lucknow. I have inquired about the situation from the local administration. Relief and rescue operations are on. My office is in constant touch with the local administration. I pray to God for the speedy recovery of those injured in the incident,” he tweeted.
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