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Maharashtra: Textile factory in Bhiwandi gutted

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

A major fire broke out in the wee hours of 2 May at a textile dyeing unit in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra.

According to reports, the unit was gutted from the fire.

More than two dozen fire tenders have reached the spot, and are being used to bring the situation under control. Reports suggest that the flames have now been doused.

No casualties have been reported from the mishap. Speculations regarding the cause of the fire indicate a short circuit, but the exact cause has not yet been ascertained.

Further details are awaited.


First published: 2 June 2016, 9:17 IST