Home English Ratnagiri: Six killed in blasts and fire at a chemical company

Ratnagiri: Six killed in blasts and fire at a chemical company

by Eha

At least six persons were killed in blasts and fire at a chemical company in Ratnagiri’s Lote MIDC area.The incident took place at Gharda Chemicals early morning on Saturday.Six people died after suffering severe burn injuries.Around 40 to 50 people were also stuck inside the company, however, they were rescued by the team of fire brigade personnel. While the injured have been rushed to the nearby civil hospital, severe patients are being shifted to Mumbai.The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. However, it is said that the accident took place due to the explosion of the boiler.The fire has been brought under control and cooling operations are underway.According to reports, this is said to be the sixth such incident in the MIDC area.

Related Posts

Leave a Comment