Jammu, Feb. 13 -- Three firefighters were killed when a three-storey building collapsed in the Talab Tillo locality of Jammu on Wednesday while they were trying to douse a fire, officials said. Four civilians and two other fire personnel were injured.
According to officials, the building, housing a saw mill and a residential complex, caught fire at around 4.30 am. The fire department rushed firefighters to the spot who were making efforts to put out the blaze when the building collapsed at 5.30 am, officials said.
Four civilians and five fire department personnel were trapped under the debris.
Director general of Fire and Emergency Services, VK Singh, said, "The incident took place early this morning [Wednesday]. Fire tenders rushed to t...