Mumbai Fire: Blaze erupts at factory in Ulhasnagar

Narendra GuptaUpdated: Saturday, February 22, 2020, 06:31 AM IST
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A major fire broke out at a bag manufacturing unit in Ulhasnagar on Friday morning. Fire officials said no casualties and injuries has been reported.

The incident took place at Pawai chowk area in Ulhasnagar at 11.20am. An Ulhasnagar firefighter said, “We received a call around 11.45am about the fire, after which we rushed to the spot. The ground plus six-storey building has a bag manufacturing unit in the basement, where the fire erupted. No one was in the unit due to the MahaShivratri holiday.”

The fireman added six fire engines from Ulhasnagar, Ambernath and Ambernath MIDC fire stations and four water tankers were presed into service to douse the flames. The fire was controlled in two hours. “Priya Traders and Krishna Enterprises manufacture school-college bags. The cause is yet to ascertained,” said the fire official.

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