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Rajasthan: Massive fire breaks out at junk warehouse in Barmer | VIDEO

Fire breaks out at a junk warehouse in a residential area in Barmer, Rajasthan.

Edited By: Shubham Bajpai New Delhi Updated on: June 23, 2024 9:13 IST
Fire at a junk warehouse in Barmer, Rajasthan
Image Source : X/PTI (SCREENGRAB) Fire at a junk warehouse in Barmer, Rajasthan

A massive fire broke out at a junk warehouse in Rajasthan's Barrmer district on Sunday. Visuals show a thick cloud of smoke engulfing the premises. The incident happened in the Shiv Nagar residential area leading to chaos in the neighbourhood.

After getting the information, the police and fire tenders reached on site. Dousing operations are underway.

Earlier on June 22, a fireball factory was engulfed in fire after multiple blasts rocked the premises in Gurugram. The blasts happened late at night on Friday following which Fire Service swung into action. Around 24 fire tenders were rushed to the spot for dousing efforts. The fire was later extinguished.

Giving details about the incident, Fire Officer Ramesh Kumar said they received the complaint of blasts at night. When they reached the spot, blasts were happening in the factory. He went on and said that about two dozen fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

He further said that the explosions have incurred heavy damage to the nearby buildings too. He said, "We brought fire tenders from nearby fire stations and blasts were still happening then. Around 24 fire tenders were deployed in the operation. This factory manufactures fireball which is like a fire extinguisher...Nearby buildings suffered damage. We are being told that 2 deaths occurred and 3-4 injured people were shifted to hospital before we reached here."

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