Haryana: Fire breaks out at chemical factory in Sonepat

A major fire broke out in a chemical factory in Kundli, Sonepat on Sunday evening.

About 50 fire tenders, many of them from neighbouring Delhi, were pressed into the service to douse the flames, reported news agency PTI, quoting a police official.

Methanol and some other chemicals were kept in the factory, the police official from Sonipat told PTI over the phone.

He, however, said no one is stated to be trapped inside the factory complex. “About 50 fire tenders, many among them summoned from Sonipat and neighbouring Haryana districts as well as from Delhi are trying to bring the flames under control,” he said.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Details of casualties, if any, are awaited.

(With inputs from PTI)


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