Pune: Fire breaks out in Akurdi godown of incense stick manufacturing unit

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation's fire department had to evacuate students and staff from a nearby school. As many as 400 students and staff members from a Beena English Medium School were evacuated as precautionary measure.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, December 06, 2022, 01:59 PM IST
article-image
Fire broke out at a godown in Akurdi | FPJ

Fire broke out in a godown of an incense stick manufacturing factory in Pune's Akurdi on Tuesday, December 6, morning. No caualty has been reported, said the officials of the fire brigade. The department officials that the cause of the fire hasn't been ascertained yet.

According to a report in the Indian Express, the blaze was brought under control quickly since there was adequate inflammable material stored in the godown.

However, reportedly Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation's fire department had to evacuate students and staff from a nearby school. As many as 400 students and staff members from a Beena English Medium School were evacuated as precautionary measure.

The visuals of the fire that has gone viral on social media shows large plumes of smoke as the fire blazed on.

(If you have a story in and around Mumbai, you have our ears, be a citizen journalist and send us your story here. )

(To receive our E-paper on WhatsApp daily, please click here.  To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Pune: 7 members of notorious Koyta Gang escape Yerawada jail; police left red-faced

Pune: 7 members of notorious Koyta Gang escape Yerawada jail; police left red-faced

Pune: 25 patients of Pimpri Chinchwad private hospital evacuated after fire in adjacent scrap yard;...

Pune: 25 patients of Pimpri Chinchwad private hospital evacuated after fire in adjacent scrap yard;...

Pune: Sophia Andhyarujina wins Show Jumping and Dressage events at Annual Equestrian Games

Pune: Sophia Andhyarujina wins Show Jumping and Dressage events at Annual Equestrian Games

Maharashtra: Demand for Engineering, Pharmacy, Management courses surge post-Covid pandemic

Maharashtra: Demand for Engineering, Pharmacy, Management courses surge post-Covid pandemic

Maharashtra: Savitribai Phule Pune university exam postponed in the wake of Graduate constituency...

Maharashtra: Savitribai Phule Pune university exam postponed in the wake of Graduate constituency...