Maharashtra: Major fire breaks out at chemical factory in Kolhapur

Four fire tenders deployed on the spot

Maharashtra: Major fire breaks out at chemical factory in Kolhapur
Major fire breaks out at chemical factory in Kolhapur

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in Maharashtra's Kolhapur on Monday. Four fire tenders are deployed at the spot to control the fire. There is no news of any casualties so far. News agency ANI has released pictures of the accident. Terrible flames of fire and black smoke are seen rising in them. The reason for the fire has not been revealed yet.

One more person, who was injured in a fire that broke out in a multi-storey residential building in Taddev area in Mumbai, succumbed to his injuries on Monday, taking the death toll to seven. On the basis of information received from the doctors, the municipal official said that a 38-year-old patient admitted to BYL Nair Hospital was declared dead at seven in the morning.

He said that 12 other injured were being treated at Bhatia Hospital, out of which the condition of 6 is critical and the condition of the rest is stable. According to the official, the condition of another injured admitted to Masina Hospital in Byculla is also critical. 

A massive fire broke out in the 20-storey Sachinam Heights building located opposite Bhatia Hospital at Gowalia Tank on Saturday. Earlier 6 people had died in this incident and 24 others were injured. After the death of one more injured, the number of injured has gone up to 23, while the death toll has gone up to seven, the official said.