Massive Fire Engulfs Plastic Factory in West Bengal, No Casualties Reported
A significant fire erupted at a plastic factory and storage facility in the Naskar Para area of Howrah district in West Bengal on Tuesday morning. The incident, which originated in North Howrah’s Ghusuri region, has not resulted in any reported injuries as per the initial reports. Firefighting efforts are actively ongoing to extinguish the conflagration.
Firefighting Underway in Howrah District
Upon the outbreak, emergency response teams were immediately dispatched to the area. Despite the scale of the fire, no casualties have been reported thus far. The firefighting operations are still in progress, with emergency personnel working diligently to control the situation and avoid any potential spread to neighboring facilities.
Previous Incidents and Impact
This incident comes in the wake of another significant fire that engulfed a jute mill in the same district the previous day. Fortunately, there were no casualties in that event either, but the entire stock of jute products was lost. These consecutive incidents of fires in the district have raised concerns about the safety measures in place.
Pending Investigation and Further Details
The cause of the fire in the plastic factory and godown is yet to be determined. An investigation will be conducted to ascertain the source and potential reasons for the outbreak. Further details about the incident are currently pending. Meanwhile, the local community and authorities remain on high alert, monitoring the situation closely.
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