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Major fire in plastic chair manufacturing unit, no casualty

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A major fire, that broke out at a manufacturing unit at in North 24- district on Monday, was brought under control after eight hours, a said.

There was no report of any casualty in the incident, the said.

The manufacturing unit was completely gutted in the blaze which was extinguished a little after 8 pm, he said.

The fire broke out around noon and the entire area was covered with clouds of black smoke triggering panic among people, the said.

sources said that 25 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames at the manufacturing unit.

Fire Services Minister, and Director General of Fire Services, Jagmohan supervised the fire fighting operations at the spot.

Since a huge quantity of plastic and other inflammable articles were stored in the premises, the firemen had a tough time to control the flame, the police said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 22:20 IST
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