Ahmedabad: With the increase in heat in the city, the incidents of fire have also increased. Three incidents have come to fore in past 2 – 3 days in the city. According to information a massive fire has broke out in Vikas Estate near Nutan Mill in Bapunagar today. The fire broke out in the fireworks factory. Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot and started extinguishing the fire. The cause of the fire and details about the damage in fire is not yet known.
Nearby areas evacuated
A fire broke out suddenly in a fireworks factory in Bapunagar area of the city this afternoon. Within a few minutes the fire took a terrible form. An atmosphere of fear was created in the surrounding areas of the factory due to huge fire. The fire is spreading to other factories also. The Fire department has brought modern equipments to extinguish the fire. Due to the fire in the fireworks factory, the fire took a severe form. As the fire continues, the surrounding areas are being evacuated.
According to Ahmedabad Fire Brigade, there are fireworks shops and godowns in Vikas Estate situated at Anil Starch Mill Road in Bapunagar area. Fire broke out in a firecracker godown of Jai Ambe Traders in shop number 94 to 114. 25 fireworks shops have been caught fire simultaneously. Seven people have been injured in the accident. Out of them, two people have been referred to Shardaben Hospital due to serious injuries. While five people have got minor injuries. The fire has been brought under control now.