Ahmedabad: A major fire broke out at an oil mill in Chandisar in Banaskantha district of Gujarat on Wednesday morning. As per news agency ANI, fire tenders have reached the spot and are carrying out the firefighting operations. Also Read - Lockdown News: These States Impose Lockdown-Like Restrictions in March, Only Essential Services Allowed | Full List
No casualties or injuries were reported till the time of filing this report. Also Read - Gujarat Local Body Election Results Updates: BJP Wins All 31 Seats, PM Thanks Voters, State Cong Chief Amit Chavda Quits
It is believed that the blaze erupted due to a short-circuit. However, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained. Also Read - Two Minor Siblings Killed by Mentally Unstable Man After He Set Them on Fire
Last year in December, a fire broke out in an ONGC well during drilling in Padra, Vadodara. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No loss of life or property was reported in the incident.
In November, a fire broke out at a building in Surat’s Vesu area. Over 50 people, including children, were left stranded inside the building where the incident happened.
Reportedly, the building where the blaze started had a tuition class.