12 tanks used to douse fire

Jun 24, 2012, 08:57 IST | Anuradha Varanasi

Two days after the fire at Mantralaya, officials are still clearing out piles of debris that have accumulated in the building

The cooling operation, which was conducted for two days by fire officials used 12 water tanks with a capacity of 13,000 litres each, totalling 1,56,000 litres.

Twenty one fire engines were used with a capacity of 4,500 litres each, totalling 94,500 litres. Five ambulances were sent to Mantralaya since yesterday to retrieve the dead bodies found in the building.

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