Hyderabad: Some 150 push carts, an autorickshaw and some 100 shops were gutted in the vegetable market in the SRT Nagar near Borabanda in the early hours of Sunday.
Noticing the flames, those residing near the vegetable market alerted the Fire Station. Three Fire Service tenders rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire in one hour after an hour.
The loss was estimated at about Rs 50 lakh as the vegetable merchant procured huge stocks of vegetables and essential commodities in the market in view of Sunday. (NSS)