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Fire at two factories in Noida Special Economy Zone

Noida: A massive fire broke out at a private factory which spread to a nearby factory in Noida Special Economy Zone (NSEZ) on Monday afternoon. Officials said that no casualties were reported in the fire, however, heavy damage to the property has been caused to both the factories.

As per officials, the fire broke out around 3 pm at a plastic product-manufacturing company which spread to nearby factories. Huge plumes of dense smoke were seen billowing out of a factory building in the commercial area. Nearly two dozen fire fighters performed the rescue operation till late evening.

Arun Kumar Singh, Chief Fire Safety Officer, Noida said that both the companies that were engulfed in fire had a lot of plastic material which compounded the fire.

"As we received the information, we rushed to the spot and around 20 fire fighters performed the rescue operation. It had come to light that both the factories had a lot of plastic manufacturing material and chemicals which made fire spread rapidly," said Singh.

Police officials said that the two factories that were affected in the fire were RBF Latex limited at plot number 24 in NSEZ and Plastic processors and export private limited at plot number 24 A.

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