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2 firemen die in TN after building on fire collapses

By The Assam Tribune

CHENNAI, Nov 14: Tragedy struck the families of two Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services Department on the Diwali eve when they died battling fire in a shop in Madurai.

The incident happened on Friday night.

The two firemen died after the building on fire collapsed, and both were caught under the debris.

Two other fire service personnel got injured and were admitted to hospital.

According to police, the shop caught fire on Friday night and fire tenders reached the spot soon after that.

While the fire services team was dousing the flames, the old building came down on them trapping four under the debris.

The four were rescued but two fire service personnel -- Krishnamurty and Sivarasu -- died. - IANS

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