news · 23/05/2024 0

Massive Fire Breaks Out In Chemical Factory In Dombivli Near Mumbai, Rescue Ops On


As per initial reports, four boilers of a chemical factor exploded, triggering a massive blaze (Image: News18)

As per initial reports, four boilers of a chemical factor exploded, triggering a massive blaze (Image: News18)

The fire brigades were rushed to the spot and firefighting operations are underway

A fire broke out after a boiler blast in a factory at Dombivli in Maharastra’s Thane district on Thursday. The incident was reported at the chemical factory in Phase 2 of the Dombivli MIDC area.

As per initial reports, four boilers of Amber Chemical Company exploded, triggering a massive blaze. Due to the fire, drums containing chemicals started bursting, shattering window panes of the factory.

Mumbai: A massive fire explosion occurred in a boiler at a company in MIDC Phase 2, Dombivli, triggering a fierce fire! The fire brigade and rescue team rushed to the scene pic.twitter.com/ko88CJxKta

The fire has spread to surrounding houses, damaging them as well.

The fire brigades were rushed to the spot and firefighting operations are underway.

So far, no casualty has been reported in the incident. However, several people were injured in the explosion and fire, some of whom are reportedly critical.

Condoling the incident, Ravindra Chavan, Maharashtra’s Minister of Public Works (Excluding Public Undertakings), urged people in the surrounding areas to not panic.

He said the administration has been asked to deal with the firefighting operations. The Minister also said that the matter will be investigated thoroughly and stick action will be taken against those found guilty.

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