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Pvt fire marshals deployed at 'Make in India' event

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A day after fire broke out at a cultural event being held as part of the 'Make in India Week' here, private fire marshals were today deployed outside the 26 halls where MII programmes are going on at the MMRDA grounds here.Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, meanwhile, termed yesterday's fire incident as unfortunate."The mishap was very unfortunate and was handled very well under the able leadership of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis," Sitharaman said today at the Make in India Week at BKC.The embarrassing fire incident that destroyed the entire stage during a performance made organisers requisition help from Magnum Fire Services, which rushed 26 such marshals to the venue spread across 2.2 lakh square metres."We got a call late last night to be here," a fire marshal said at the venue.The marshal, who did not wish to be named, said they are deployed next to the air-conditioning machinery installed at the halls.