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Rubber factory gutted in fire in Thane

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

A fire destroyed a factory in the township here in in the wee hours of Tuesday, an said.

No casualty was reported in the mishap, he said.

The fire broke out around 1 am and spread rapidly in the factory, located in the Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area, Kalyan Municipal Corporation's (KDMC) said.

items kept in the unit aggravated the blaze, he said.

More than six fire engines were rushed to the spot and efforts were still on to douse the flames, Gund said.

Thick smoke and the smell of burning engulfed the entire area, he said, adding that the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.

KDMC visited the spot and directed the civic staff to make all efforts to douse the fire as soon as possible.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 09:15 IST