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    Published On : Wed, Dec 30th, 2020

    Spacewood Factory Fire : After night-long exercise, fire dept contains flames, loss pegged at Rs 200 cr

    Nagpur: After hardcore efforts that lasted entire night, the Fire Department officials on Wednesday morning brought flames under control at Spacewood Furnishers Pvt Ltd in MIDC Hingna area. Wooden furniture and raw material collectively worth more than Rs 200 crore was reportedly reduced to ashes in the fire that broke out on Tuesday evening. The intensity of blaze was so severe that all available fire tenders from nearby areas were requisitioned to control the blaze. Fortunately, no loss of life was reported in the incident.

    Speaking to Nagpur Today, Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Rajendra Uchake said that, the flames were brought under control on Wednesday morning, though, eight fire tenders are still operational at the site as precautionary measures.

    “The site was partially enabled with fire safety measures, besides, installation of sprinkles were under pipeline. However, the fire hit the water tank area, following which the efforts of factory employees trying to douse the flames ended in vain,” said the CFO.

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