Fire engulfed the temple tower of Badrakali Amman Temple at Sivakasi in Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu. The fire has gone out.
Sivakasi,UPDATED: Nov 21, 2022 9:11 AM IST
Devotees saw the fire and alerted the temple authorities.
By Pramod Madhav: A fire broke out in the Rajagopuram (temple tower) of Badrakali Amman Temple at Sivakasi in Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu. Two fire engines arrived and the fire was extinguished.
The tower was being renovated, which is why it was covered with a wooden frame. Video of the incident showed the temple tower engulfed in flames.
Devotees saw fire on the gopuram and alerted the temple authorities. Two fire trucks were deployed and the fire was extinguished.
A preliminary investigation found that crackers bursting as part of a wedding procession caused the fire. Sivakasi Police have registered a case and further investigation is underway.
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