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18 Dead In Fire At Pune Sanitizer Firm, Rescuers Search For Missing Staff

In any event, eighteen representatives of a compound plant in Maharashtra's Pune have kicked the bucket and a few are absent as a huge fire broke out in the sanitizer-producing unit at Pune, of the firm on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi has mourned the passings of the specialists. "Tormented by the deficiency of lives because of a fire at an industrial facility in Pune, Maharashtra. Sympathies to the deprived families," he tweeted.

fire broke out in the sanitizer-producing unit at pune

Six fire motors were raced to the plant of SVS Aqua Technologies in Pune.

The nearby local group of firefighters revealed that 37 representatives had been working inside the unit when the fire broke out; 20 of them were safeguarded.


In visuals, a thick crest of dark smoke is seen over the grounds of the sanitizer firm. Individuals run towards well-being close to the door, while others stop to watch the fire.

The fire began during the pressing of plastic materials in the premises, the local group of fire-fighters said.

"Because of some flash at the (bundling) segment, the fire broke out, and as there was plastic around, so it spread quickly,".

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The fire is currently leveled out and the look for the missing laborers is in progress, authorities said.

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