Four fire fighters injured after fire in chemical plant

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Bharuch, Feb 1 (PTI) Four fire brigade officials wereinjured while dousing fire at a chemical company in Panoliindustrial area of Ankleshwar town today, police said.

The incident took place at a plant of MeghmaniOrganics which manufactures colour pigments, they said.

According to fire officials, while packaging was goingon in the beta plant of the company, fire broke out all of asudden, causing commotion among the workers there.

The fire was so intense that it also spread to thewarehouse adjacent to the beta plant where it furtherintensified due to chemical solvents stored there, fireofficials said.

Four fire officials who had gone to douse the firesustained burn injuries in the incident, they said.

They have been rushed to the civil hospital forfurther treatment, they added.

Over 15 fire fighter vehicles, including those fromnearby ONGC and GNFC were rushed to the site to control thefire.

After hours of effort, the fire was brought undercontrol.

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