Fire at East Tower(Kizhakku gopuram) side of the Madurai Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple . A fire broke out at the famous meenakshi amman temple in madurai on friday night(2.2.2018). On the way to amman shrine, there are more than 50 shops selling toys, sports goods for children and bangles etc inside the east tower of the temple.
As usual the temple administration had closed the temple after 10pm yesterday. After that, the public feels the smoke zone inside the temple and immediately informed to police. The fire department was rushed as soon as the information came to light.
A Major Fire accident Happens in one of the World Most Favourite Temple Madurai Sri Meenakshi Amman Sundareswarar Temple. Fire Accident happens around 10:45 PM
Madurai District Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao Arrived to the Spot Immediately after getting the information. The police starts an investigation behind this unexpected fire accident of meenakshi amman temple. Sources said still not find the correct Reason for fire. Around 30 Shops gutted in Major Fire. Still the fire has not turned off by the fire department.
Electrical discharge has to be found as the cause of fire.