The incident occurred at an electric bicycle store in Hyderabad, below Hotel Ruby Pride. According to a PTI source, eight people were killed in the midnight fire incident, while seven others were injured. Most of the victims were said to be asphyxiated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Narendra Rao have announced a financial payment for the deceased''s families, both in the name of the Centre and the state government.
According to a report, the fire department has yet to investigate if the fire broke out because to a short circuit or charging of batteries either in the cellar or on the first floor. "The cellar, which usually should be used for parking, is obviously doing something other. That is a matter of inquiry.
More e-bike fire incidents have been reported in the past, and the investigation continues. In July, seven electric bikes were discovered at a factory in Maharashtra were destroyed in a fire. The incident was the result of an overcharging.
In April, Union Secretary Nitin Gadkari urged companies to take early action to recall all defective vehicles, even if there is a problem with electric vehicle batteries when temperatures rise in the months of March, April, and May.