25 fire engines were used to douse a massive fire that broke out at a chemical factory in Bapuji Nagar on November 10, Tuesday afternoon. While there were no casualties, around eight vehicles parked in the vicinity have been damaged.
Bengaluru: A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Bapuji Nagar on November 10, Tuesday afternoon.
Four workers who were in the factory were able to escape unharmed. While no casualties had been reported.
While five fire tenders attempted to bring the blaze under control as the factory is in a residential area near Mahadev School in New Guddadahalli it was of no help.
Hours after fire broke out, firemen found it difficult to douse the fire completely even though the flames were under control. After which close to 25 fire engines had to arrive at the spot to stop the fire.
Speaking to Indianexpress.com, District Fire Officer PM Nagesh said on Tuesday that the fire is under control as of 6pm. "However, we are yet to douse the fire completely. 25 units of fire tenders are now at the spot. While the investigation is on, we have been told by workers that the factory was used to store hand sanitisers in bulk."
PM Nagesh added that the fire had spread to nearly four houses in the locality where the fire has been completely put out. Around eight vehicles parked in the vicinity have also been damaged, Nagesh added.
Last Updated 11, Nov 2020, 9:16 AM