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Jharkhand: Massive fire engulfs plastic factory

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A massive fire broke out at a plastic factory in Jharkhand’s Koderma district on Monday morning.

The fire broke out at around 5 am after there was a short-circuit in the factory, which is located in Jumri Talaiya area of the district.

Pradeep Singh, SHO, Talaiya, has said that goods worth around Rs. 1.5 – 2 crores could have been gutted in the flames.

“There was a massive fire here. We informed the fire department after we got to know about it.The estimates are that goods worth around Rs. 1.5-2 crores has been gutted,” he said.

“We were inside when there was a short-circuit. We rushed out and saw that there was a massive fire,” said a worker at the factory.

The fire has been brought under control, as per latest reports. (ANI)