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Plastic factory in Manesar catches fire

Plastic factory in Manesar catches fire

Gurugram: Not having recovered from the shock of biggest fire mishap which occurred in Delhi, there was a fire incident at a plastic manufacturing plant in Industrial Model Town (IMT), Manesar on Sunday afternoon.

The name of the industry is Palak Plastic Pvt Ltd located in sector 8, IMT Manesar is a manufacturer and is a supplier of PVC Products and foam parts.

The fire was brought under control in one-and-a-half-hour and no injuries.

Being a Sunday and a holiday, fortunately, there were no casualties as the factory the compound was vacant at a time when the incident occurred.

According to police, security guards posted at the entry gate of the company spotted smoke coming out of the building at around 2: 30 pm.

Immediately the announcement was made to the police and fire department.

A team from IMT Manesar police station and Manesar fire station rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control after one-and-a-half hours of strenuous effort.

Even though there were no losses a large number of products were gutted in the fire. The exact cost of damage has not been ascertained as yet.

"The fire occurred on the first floor and spread to the third floor. The major cause of the fire is believed to be caused due to short circuit," said fire safety officer IS Kashyap.

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