Ahmedabad, June 24: In a major development, a massive fire broke out at a factory in GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) in Sanand area of Gujarat's Ahmedabad. According to initial reports, the blaze erupted in a factory manufacturing disposable hygiene products. Bus Catches Fire on Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway, All Passengers Rescued.
According to an update by news agency ANI, twenty-five fire tenders are present at the incident spot. Fire-fighting operations are underway. The cause of the fire is believed to be short-circuit. Till the time this report was published, there were no reports of any injuries or casualties.
#WATCH Gujarat: Fire breaks out at a factory in GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) in Sanand area of Ahmedabad. 25 fire tenders present at the spot. Fire-fighting operation underway. No casualties reported. pic.twitter.com/shOrlBak5H
— ANI (@ANI) June 24, 2020
Fire in Ahmedabad's Sanand GIDC Area:
— satish jha. (@satishjha) June 24, 2020
In a similar incident from Ahmedabad, a 38-year-old man lost his life after he jumped from the fourth floor of a commercial complex in panic during a fire last month. Around 30 people were rescued from Sakar-7 building in Ashram Road.
"One person panicked and jumped off the fourth floor and injured himself on the head before the fire brigade team arrived at the site. He was rushed to LG Hospital but was declared dead on admission," a fire official had said.
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