Maharashtra Powerloom Factory Destroyed After Major Fire, No Casualties

The devastating fire broke out in the early morning hours of Friday. (Representational image)


A powerloom factory was destroyed in a devastating fire in the early morning hours of Friday in Bhiwandi town in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official said.

However, no casualty was reported.

Santosh Kadam, chief of the Thane Municipal Corporation”s Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC), said the fire broke out at the factory situated on Naigaon Road at around 2.20 am.

Firefighters from the Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation doused the flames after about two hours, he said.

No one was injured in the blaze but the powerloom factory was totally destroyed, Mr Kadam said. The cause of the fire was not yet known, he added.

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