One dead, four injured in fire in Gujarat chemical factory

One person was killed and four others injured when a fire broke out Monday in a chemical factory at Nandesary here, officials said.

Updated: Nov 22, 2010, 11:37 AM IST

Vadodara: One person was killed and four others injured when a fire broke out Monday in a chemical factory at Nandesary here, officials said.

The blaze occurred this morning at the unit located in an industrial estate in the outskirts of the city and at least 15 fire fighters were pressed into service to douse the flames,
District Collector Vijay Nehra told reporters.
Chief Fire Officer of Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) H J Tapariya said firemen fought the flames for nearly four hours before putting it out.
The cause of the fire is not yet known and the victims are yet to be identified, he said, adding, further details are awaited.

PTI