Major fire in polymer unit warehouse in Telangana, no casualty reported

South India

A major fire broke out at a polymer unit in Bonthapally Industrial area in Telangana on Saturday night.


According to the report, the blaze has been brought under control and no casualty was reported in the incident.

As per the available information, it is suspected that the fire started in godown of the unit and the drums containing solvents started exploding one after another and the fire spread rapidly.

According to the PTI report, seven fire tenders, including two from the Dundigal Airforce Academy, were pressed into service to extinguish the flames.

"The intensity of the fire has been reduced... there is no human loss or injury to anyone. No one was there in the unit at the time of the incident," the official said.

On August 21, a major fire broke out in the Srisailam hydroelectric power plant located on the Telangana side of the border with Andhra Pradesh leaving nine people dead, most of them engineers, and three seriously injured.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday ordered an inquiry by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) into the accident.


With inputs from PTI

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