Blaze at mouth freshener making company

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Blaze at mouth freshener making company

Monday, 13 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Massive fire broke out at a mouth freshener making company at Govindpura Industrial area in which goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in fire. Raw material, gunny sacks, machinery and documents were damaged in fire.

Two days ago, EOW had raided Rajshree Gutka company which caught fire at around 12 in the night. More than a dozen fire tender vehicles worked hard for more than three hours to pacify the fire. 

Ashoka Garden police were informed and in the initial investigation, police were not able to provide reason behind the fire. At the time of incident, security guard was deployed who informed company officials and later police and fire brigade.

The security guard was deployed after EOW conducted raid at the company. Further investigation has been started.

Meanwhile, two buses were gutted in fire parked at Low Floor Bus Depot at Bharat Mata Square late in the night on Saturday. Duty staff managed to remove remaining other parked buses, averting big accident.

After the fire broke out, fire brigade was informed and fire tender vehicles were rushed to the spot and it took more than an hour to pacify the fire in which two buses were completely damaged.

The CCTV cameras were also damaged inside the bus while CCTV cameras installed at the depot failed to provide any detail as they were situated at a long distance.

A complaint has been lodged with the police. In the initial investigation, nothing has been found which led to the breaking of fire.

The buses were of Capital roadways which were operational.

CEO of BCLL, Pawan Kumar Singh, said that fire broke out at 3 in the night and it would be enquired how fire broke.

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