Haryana

Haryana factory gutted in fire

Agency | September 07, 2016 01:30 PM

Gurgaon : India-Japan Lighting (IJL) factory, a vendor company of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), was gutted in a major fire that broke out late Tuesday night, an official said on Wednesday.

The fire occurred around 9 p.m. at the factory located in Sector 6, IMT Bawal, Rewari, around 70 km from Gurgaon.

The company manufactured and supplied various types of lamps for automobiles.

The fire broke out on the first floor of assembly line where packing materials were kept.

Nearly 500 workers were on job when the incident occurred. The cause of blaze could was not known.

A fire official told IANS that the blaze spread quickly due to stored plastic and rubber materials.

It took several hours to douse the fire and smoke could also be seen on Wednesday morning, a worker said.

No casualties were reported, the official added.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
Modi congratulates Nitish for his "fight against corruption"
Modi congratulates Nitish for his "fight against corruption"
Target to provide toilet to every household to be achieved by 31 December: Tript Bajwa
Target to provide toilet to every household to be achieved by 31 December: Tript Bajwa
Indebted nation remembers Kargil Martyrs on Vijay Diwas
Indebted nation remembers Kargil Martyrs on Vijay Diwas
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets Governor K N Tripathi amid speculation that he may resign.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets Governor K N Tripathi amid speculation that he may resign.
  12 hours potable drinking water supply in all villages of Jalandhar soon - DC
12 hours potable drinking water supply in all villages of Jalandhar soon - DC
Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk
Eating walnuts may boost gut health, cut cancer risk
Freedom fighter K.E. Mammen dead
Freedom fighter K.E. Mammen dead
DTC staff to get 7th Pay Commission salary hike
DTC staff to get 7th Pay Commission salary hike
HC imposes Rs 10,000 fine on Kejriwal in defamation suit
HC imposes Rs 10,000 fine on Kejriwal in defamation suit
Sukhbir Badal demands imm waiver of farm debt to stem wave of suicides in Punjab
Sukhbir Badal demands imm waiver of farm debt to stem wave of suicides in Punjab
Shabir Shah, a Kashmiri separatisAm founder, held for terror funding
Shabir Shah, a Kashmiri separatisAm founder, held for terror funding
Markfed starts purchase of 300 tonns of potatoes to facilitate potato growers in the State
Markfed starts purchase of 300 tonns of potatoes to facilitate potato growers in the State