Fire breaks out in a woollen factory in Rajasthan

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Beawar (Rajasthan), Apr 5 (ANI): A major fire broke out in Beawar Cotton Mills, a woollen factory, in Rajasthan on Sunday, causing a damage of over five million dollars.

The fire broke out at around 1 a.m. and soon it spread over half a kilometre area.

Within a span of five hours, the fire had gutted down the Beawar Cotton Mills to ashes.

Forty Fire Brigades vans have been rushed from other nearby towns to the spot to douse the flames.

"The fire has spread over a large area. All our fire fighters are engaged in extinguishing the fire. It will take three to four hours to douse the flames," said Jagdish Phulwari, a Fire Brigade official.

No casualty has been reported so far.

District administration is taking stock of the situation and ascertain the cause of the devastating fire. (ANI)

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