Massive fireplace breaks out at chemical manufacturing facility in Pune`s Kurkumbh MIDC space; firetenders on spot


Pune: An enormous fireplace broke out at a chemical manufacturing facility in Kurkumbh MIDC space in Pune on Friday. At least 5 firetenders had been pressed into the service after the hearth division obtained a name. 

A cloud of thick black smoke was billowing from a big fireplace that broke out on the chemical plant, triggering a panic-like scenario within the space. According to experiences, explosions might be heard within the 5-km periphery of the unit. On receiving the data, a workforce of Pune Police was additionally rushed to the location.   

According to experiences, a couple of persons are feared trapped contained in the manufacturing facility; nonetheless, the precise quantity and affirmation on the identical stays awaited.

Supriya Sule took to Twitter and mentioned “Kusum Chemicals in Kurkumbh MIDC is on Fire.I spoke with Shri. Naval Kishore Ram-Pune District Collector. Administration has started the Relief Work. I am monitoring the situation and co-ordinating. Relief measures along with the Administration. I urge all the citizens not to panic.”

No casualty was reported within the incident because the plant, a hearth brigade official mentioned. He added that drums containing acetone and ethanol had been stored on the plant. “As the fire spread, those drums caught fire and exploded. A blanket of thick black smoke engulfed the area after the blaze. Nobody was injured in the incident as the plant was shut,” the official mentioned.