Bharuch: A major fire broke out in Bharuch district of Gujarat on Tuesday morning at UPL-5 plant of a chemical factory in Jhagdiya area.
According to the report, 24 employees were injured in the blaze.
The incident took place around 2 am. Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot and relief work in underway to douse the fire.
All the injured have been admitted to the different hospitals in Baroda and Bharuch for treatment.
As per a CNBC-TV18 report, “The plant was in shutdown state. Our emergency response team and local fire brigade have already brought the fire under control. 21 people have received treatment at the local hospital and 13 are already discharged with minor treatment. We thank the local administration and fire brigade for their timely support.”
The cause of the explosion is not clear yet.