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C'garh: Fire guts chemical factory in Mohali

MOHALI: A chemical manufacturing unit production thinner used to be destroyed in a fire at Industrial Area, Phase VII, on Friday.

Sat Pal Garg, the landlord of Chem Teck Industry, claimed he lost subject matter value lakhs of rupees. The unit used to be loaded with hundreds of drums of thinner. A tank within the basement near the unit used to be additionally stuffed with thinner.

The Mohali fireplace division pressed 5 fireplace tenders and one bowser into action, which took 20 rounds. Three fireplace tenders from Chandigarh have been additionally pressed into action. Firefighters took around three hours to control the blaze. The fireplace division first used water cannons, however later procured foam buckets, which helped in controlling the fireplace within an hour.

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Sub-divisional magistrate Jagdeep Saigal reached the website online at 4.40 pm and then the foam buckets and fireplace tenders from Chandigarh have been known as. The first fireplace soft from Chandigarh reached at 4.55 pm and then the firefighting paintings used to be expedited.

Saigal said, “A big tragedy used to be averted. No loss of lifestyles used to be reported. The fireplace division worked expeditiously and controlled to douse the fireplace briefly. Five fireplace tenders made 20 rounds from Mohali fireplace division and 3 fireplace tenders from Chandigarh have been pressed into action. I will be submitting my report back to the deputy commissioner after I check up on the unit after the fireplace is totally doused.”

Four workers at the manufacturing unit operating inside of when the blaze erupted scaled the gates to save lots of their lives. Sat Pal Garg, the manufacturing unit proprietor, used to be additionally said to be throughout the manufacturing unit when the incident came about. The workers said when they noticed the fireplace, they rushed out of the unit to save lots of their lives and the landlord additionally ran out.

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The manufacturing unit production highly inflammable thinner didn't have any clearance from the fireplace division in addition to air pollution division. Sub-divisional magistrate Jagdeep Saigal said he's going to inquire into all conceivable sides of lapses and will recommend action against whosoever is found negligent. Saigal said, “We have seen that the manufacturing unit falls below highly inflammable subject matter category, which must have explosive license for storage and production of highly inflammable subject matter, no-objection certificates (NOC) from the fireplace division and air pollution division.”

The 2d unit of the landlord which stuck fireplace additionally shops and manufactures highly inflammable subject matter. The 2d unit additionally didn't have fireplace protection apparatus. However, Sat Pal Garg claimed that he had procured all forms of NOCs anywhere required.

He said, “We have NOC from fireplace division for our unit.” But he failed to provide sufficient solution when requested if they've explosive license for storing highly inflammable subject matter.

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