In Kheda region of Gujarat, a fire erupted in a plywood factory on Thursday. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and managed to douse the fire, said the fire officials involved. Dixit Patel, the Chief Fire Superintendent of the Nadiad fire brigades said the fire broke out in the factory of Swastik Plywood located at the Varsola Sihuj Road in Kheda’s Mehmedabad.
Patel said that several teams of fire brigade arrived at the spot on time and six water browsers and one fire tender were pressed into service to control the fire. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained and no casualties have been reported so far.
Details into the matter are awaited. However, on December 15 a massive fire broke out at a godown in the Kheda district which was brought under control after five long hours.
The fire incident occurred at the Jalam Trading near a telephone exchange near the Ahmedabad- Vadodara highway (National Highway 8). The storehouse contained at least 20 tonnes of raw material. Animal fodder to be transported to other states was also kept in the godown when the blaze occurred.
However, On November 16, in Surat, a fire broke out at a printing and dyeing mill with no casualties reported. On November 9, a fire broke out at a cotton sack warehouse in Palana village, Dixit Patel said.