Fire in Bengaluru Bar: 5 Dead at Kailash Bar and Restaurant. Five people, including a woman, died in a fire that broke out at a bar in Bengaluru late last night.
The Bengaluru Bar was almost completely charred before the fire was brought under control in the early hours of Monday. Those killed were employees at the Kailash Bar and Restaurant bar and were sleeping inside.
The incident occurred at 2. 30 am when the employees were asleep.
Police identified the victims as Swami (23), Prasad (20), Mahesh, all residents of Tumakuru, Manjunath (45) from Hassan and Keerthi (24) from Mandya.
“An incident of fire has occurred at Kailash Bar and Restaurant located in the ground floor of Kumbaara sangha building (in the vegetable market area). Fire and smoke was noticed by some persons at around 2.30 am and fire services were pressed into action. Two fire tenders and one fire rescue vehicle attended to it and it has been doused,” a senior police officer said.
Several others were also injured in the Fire in Bengaluru Bar that then spread rapidly to nearby restaurants and offices.
The cause of fire was unknown and was being investigated.