More than 20 workers injured in a massive fire that broke out in a chemical company in Bharuch IG News

More than 20 workers injured in a massive fire that broke out in a chemical company in Bharuch

The fire has almost been brought under control. (Image: PTI/FILE PHOTO)

District Collector Tushar Sumera said that the fire broke out at around 4 pm at Bharat Rasayan, a pesticide maker.

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  • Last Update:17 May 2022, 22:02 IST
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Over 20 workers were injured, nine of them critically, after a massive fire broke out at an agro-chemical company in Dahej in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Tuesday afternoon. A senior official gave this information. District Collector Tushar Sumera said that the fire broke out at around 4 pm at Bharat Rasayan, a pesticide maker. He said more than 20 workers were injured due to the fire and explosions.

“The condition of nine workers is critical and they have been admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital,” the collector said. He further said that all the 50 workers present in the premises at the time of fire have been accounted for and no one is missing. Sumera said, the fire is almost under control, we will be in a position to provide the exact number of casualties once the flames are completely doused. The presence of chemicals made the extinguishing work more time-consuming, the official said.

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