January 29, 2023

Nashik fire leaves 1 dead and others injured!

Nashik fire
Nashik factory
Source: Maharashtra Times

Pune: A large fire that broke out at a Nashik factory in Maharashtra’s on Sunday resulted in one fatality and 19 injuries, four of which are critical. Officials have stated that they fear two more are trapped. Fire trucks were dispatched quickly, and senior officials assessed the situation. The Indian Air Force has also sent out a helicopter for rescue efforts.

About the Nashik fire incident

Locals heard a loud explosion, and they saw a massive cloud of smoke rising from the scene. On social media, a video showed a gigantic cloud of smoke emerging from the plant.

In Nashik’s Mundegaon village of Igatpuri tehsil, the fire broke out at approximately 11:30 a.m. in the polythene production facility owned by the Jindal Group. Inside the chemical facility, the boiler is where the fire started.

The victim, a woman, was taken to the hospital, where she died from burn wounds. The supervisor and 14 other workers were all injured. According to Shahji Umap, the police superintendent in Nashik, they were taken to the hospital.

What Chief Minister say on the matter?

Eknath Shinde, the chief minister of Maharashtra, intervened and declared that the injured and those trapped within were receiving all assistance possible. “I am keeping an eye on the matter directly. All surrounding stations’ fire suppression systems are activated. Two out of fourteen are crucial, he added.

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