Major fire destroys paint unit in Thane
Thane: A major fire destroyed a paint factory in an industrial area at Boisar near here this afternoon, police and fire brigade officials said.
There was no report of any casualty.
The fire broke out in DR Coats, a paint manufacturing company located in the MIDC industrial estate in western part of Thane district, at about 12.30 pm.
The flames were brought under control four hours later after more than a dozen fire engines were pressed into service, they said.
The cause of the blaze was still not known, they said, adding the factory suffered extensive damage but there was no casualty.
Fire Brigade sources said it was a major blaze which could have spread to nearby chemical units, but for the timely action by the firemen.
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