Fire at Hyderabad chemical factory, second time in a week | Hyderabad News – Times of India

Hyderabad: For the second time in less than a week, a fire broke out at a chemical company in Hyderabad. Mallapur Industrial Estate on Wednesday. The incident took place during the early hours of the morning Eksila Chemicals Limited,
According to fire department officials, the workers were able to evacuate the factory in time after the accident. On receiving the information, about three fire tenders reached the spot to douse the fire.
Nacharam police said they are yet to ascertain the cause of the fire and suspect that a short circuit may have started the fire and it may have spread to the inflammable material. chemicals such as ammonia. The employees managed to escape from the spot and were later taken to a local government hospital for treatment on suspicion of inhaling ammonia gas.
The incident comes days after a massive fire Jaypee Industries in the same Mallapur Industrial Area, Fire officials said they brought the blaze under control in less than an hour and prevented it from spreading throughout the factory. Nacharam police have registered a case of accidental fire. The extent of property damage is not yet known. Further investigation is still going on.