Fire breaks out at Meerut chemical factory

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Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), June 14 (ANI): A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city on Monday morning.

About eight fire tenders were rushed to douse the flames.

Officials claimed it was quite difficult to extinguish the flames, as the factory was situated in a residential colony.

"As we got to know about the incident, we reached the spot with fire engines and the situation is under control now. In another half an hour or 45 minutes, fire will be extinguished fully," said Y S Soni, chief fire officer.

"I informed all the police officials around two hours back. Around six-seven fire engines came," said Madan, a local.No casualties have, however, been reported.

The exact cause of the fire is still not known. (ANI)

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