A fireman died after falling from a four-storey building in Prem Nagar locality in Jammu during an operation, an official said.

Fire tenders were rushed to the commercial-cum-residential building to douse the blaze that broke out late Friday night, they said.

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During the fire-fighting operation, selection grade fireman Satish Raina, posted at Shaheedi chowk fire station, slipped from the first floor of the building, they said.

He was rushed to Government Medical College (GMC) hospital where he was declared brought dead by the doctors, the officials said.