<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A huge fire gutted a leading textile showroom in downtown T Nagar today, affecting normalcy in the key commercial area, even as the blaze continued to rage 13 hours after it broke out. None was injured and 12 persons were rescued from the seven storied building, which houses Chennai Silks, a leading textile showroom on the busy Usman Road. The mishap affected normalcy in the city’s key commercial neighbourhood, which came under thick clouds of smoke and soot. The incident hit movement of traffic and led to closure of commercial establishments and retail outlets in the vicinity. Also, some residents living close to the showroom were requested to stay off by authorities. Top officials told(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

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Fire at leading textile showroom in Chennai; throws life out