Massive fire breaks out in Pharma Company in Jeedimetla of Hyderabad

A massive fire broke out at a Pharma unit in Jeedimetla area in Hyderabad and four workers suffered minor injuries on Friday morning.

The fire broke out between 6:30 AM to 7:00 AM in the pharma unit present in Jeedimetla area as per the police reports to a news agency. Four workers suffered minor burn injuries. The flames engulfed the pharma unit and the surrounding area was covered by thick, black smoke.

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Representative image of a fire explosion. Photo courtesy of Praisaeng/Freedigitalphotos.net

Around six fire engines rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control. Rescue operation is being carried out to check if anyone is still trapped inside the unit. The exact cause of the Jeedimetla chemical factory fire accident was not known yet.

Jeedimetla in Hyderabad is an industrial area with hundreds of small scale industries and larger chemical and pharmaceutical industries. So the fire officials were very much concerned about the spread of the fire.

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