Ujjain: Tent equipments and factory goods worth thousands were destroyed in fire accidents at separate places here during last 24 hours. In first fire mishap, tent and catering goods worth thousands were gutted at marriage function on Astha Marriage Garden of Chintaman Road, when fire broke out suddenly due to unknown reasons.
Due to timely intervention of fire fighters major accident was averted as the building itself could have caught fire and lives could have been lost. Also it is to be noted that because of the economical profit the trade of marriage halls has been cropping up in the city, many of them without proper permissions and nil safety measures.
In the second mishap, fire broke at storehouse of plastic goods manufacturing company at Maksi Road Industrial Area, which caused substantial damage to the owner. Firefighters reached the spot and doused the fire.