Pune : Fire in chemical factory at Kurkumbh MIDC, nearby villages evacuated

Fire at Kurkumbh MIDC

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Pune, August 14, 2019 : In a major incident, fire erupted at a chemical factory in Kurkumbh MIDC, 70 km from Pune, near Daund. As a precautionary measure, Pune rural police have evacuated villages located in 10 km radius of the factory of Alkyl Amines. Also the traffic on the Pune-Solapunr highway has been temporarily stopped.

After getting information about the fire around 11 pm, the fire brigade of Pune and nearby areas were rushed to the spot. They are trying to control the fire.

Pune rural SP Sandip Patil said that fire will be in control soon. Precautionary measures have been taken.

Update : Fire controlled at 12.20 am

Now people don’t have to leave their homes. Also traffic on Solapur highway resumed.