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WATCH | Massive Fire Breaks Out at Chemical Factory in Palghar; Residents 'Can't Breathe'

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Last Updated: June 29, 2022, 09:55 IST

The firefighting operation is still underway. (ANI video grab)

The firefighting operation is still underway. (ANI video grab)

Initially, one fire brigade was rushed in, but it turned out to be tough to extinguish the extent of the blaze. Therefore, later at least three more fire tenders were called in.

A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in the MIDC area at Palghar near Mumbai late on Tuesday night.

Around eight explosions took place at the plant due to the blaze. Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire. The firefighting operation is still underway.

Initially, one fire brigade was rushed in, but it turned out to be tough to extinguish the extent of the blaze. Therefore, later at least three more fire tenders were called in.

Meanwhile, due to the release of chemical smoke from the factory, people in the neighbourhood have complained of difficulty in breathing.

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first published:June 29, 2022, 09:52 IST
last updated:June 29, 2022, 09:55 IST