Ludhiana, Apr 27: A major fire broke out in a garment factory at Bahadur Ke Road in Ludhiana district of Punjab during wee hours on Friday. A total of 7-8 fire tenders are at the spot trying to bring the situation under control. No casualty or injury has been reported yet. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Manufacturing Factory in Pune's Sanaswadi Area, 6 Fire Tenders Rushed
Information of a fire at a hosiery factory here in Bahadur Ke Road was received around 1:40 am, after which fire officials rushed to the spot. Also Read - Major Fire in Palakkad’s Hotel Noorjehan Open Grill, No Casualties Reported
The fire tenders have been refilled 2-3 times but the blaze could not be brought under control, a fire official was quoted as saying. The exact cause of fire has not been ascertained. Also Read - 16 Dead, 33 Injured in Fire at Cracker Factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar
“We received information around 1:40 am, after which seven tenders were rushed to the spot. The tenders have been refilled two to three times already, but we have not been able to douse the flame yet,” Srishtinath Sharma, an official from the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation fire brigade, told ANI.
Adding further, he said, “All our fire tenders are present at the spot. 7-8 tenders have been refilled 2-3 times but the fire is still not under control. Cause of fire is not known as yet.”