Major fire breaks out in electric wire manufacturing unit, goods worth in lakhs of rupees gutted

Puducherry, Oct 3 (UNI) Goods worth several lakhs of rupees were gutted in a major fire which broke out in an electric wire manufacturing unit at Saidarapet, 23 kilometers away from here, early on Saturday.
More than 200 employees in the unit were safe.
As soon as the fire broke out, fire tenders from Saidarapet fire station fought the fire. However, the flames could not be controlled as the plastic raw materials caught fire.
Following this, fire tenders from Puducherry, Mettupalayam and Villianur were summoned and the fire service personnel were fighting the fire for more than five hours and it is yet to be brought under total control.
The exact cause for the fire and loss is not known immediately.


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