Visuals from the factory where fire broke out on Sunday. Photo/ANI
Visuals from the factory where fire broke out on Sunday. Photo/ANI

Ludhiana: Fire breaks out at Garg Acrylic hosiery factory

ANI | Updated: Jun 16, 2019 21:50 IST

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], June 16 (ANI): A fire broke out at Garg Acrylic factory at Kanganwala Road in Ludhiana on Sunday.
Maninder Singh, an official in the Ludhiana fire department said their team had reached the spot as soon as they got the information and added the fire would be under control in a short while.
"10-12 trucks are on the spot at present and almost 50 trucks full of water have been used to douse the fire. It will be brought under control soon. The estimated damage of property will be ascertained in a while, no loss of life has been reported till now," Singh told ANI here.
Roshan Kumar, an employee in the factory said the factory makes sporting goods and therefore the clothes, as well as the machines inside the factory, have all been destroyed by the fire.
"The fire has been raging since 3 pm, the fire brigade reached till 3:30 but the fire is yet to be controlled. It's an acrylic factory where all types of sports goods are manufactured so clothes, knitting and sewing machines have all been destroyed by the fire," Roshan said.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. (ANI)

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