Gujarat: Massive fire broke out at ink factory, 3 firemen injured

Image source: NDTV A massive fire broke out in an ink manufacturing factory in Naroda locality of Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city in the wee hours of Saturday, in which three firemen suffered minor injuries. The fire brigade received a call about the blaze at the Ink-Anon factory around 3.30 am and more than 20 fire tenders were rushed to the factory, where highly inflammable chemicals were stored said the City’s in-charge chief fire officer Rajesh Bhatt. “The fire was massive. It took nearly five hours to bring it under control and three firemen suffered minor burn injuries due to the blasts of solvents kept at the factory. Their condition is stable,” Bhatt said. He further added that the team tried to ensure that the fire does not spread to the nearby residential area”. The injured firemen were taken to a hospital, where they were given primary treatment and sent back home, the officer said. However, the officials reported that the cause of the fire is being ascertained by a forensic team.

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