Pharmaceutical manufacturing unit gutted in fire

Ghaziabad: A massive blaze broke out at a medicine manufacturing factory in South Side Industrial Area of Vijaynagar here today.

Officials said the factory was completely gutted in the fire.

Chief Fire Officer A R Sharma said the fire broke out at the manufacturing unit of Sara Pharmaceuticals Private Limited around 9.30 AM. Ten fire tenders took several hours to bring the blaze under control.

There was no casualty or injury to anyone in the fire, the officer said, adding that a probe is on to ascertain the cause of the fire.