A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Bharuch on Tuesday. The factory—Add Chem International Company—is located in the Ankleshwar GIDC.
The fire broke out in the afternoon and a thick cloud of smoke billowing out of the premises covered the area in and around the factory. The local fire authorities were immediately alerted after which they rushed to the spot.
The fire was brought under control after a tough fight by the firefighters and more than 12 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames.
Fortunately, no casualties have been reported in the incident. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.