Plastic factory gutted in blaze at SIDCO Pulwama

A plastic factory was reduced to ashes in industrial area of SIDCO industrial area in Lassipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district in a massive fire that broke out late night on Monday.

The fire broke out at the factory namely ‘Stalwart Plastics’ on Monday at around 10 PM and engulfed the whole factory.

Officials said that 44 RR headquarter, which is near the factory rushed to the spot to douse the fire, adding that the fire tenders from defence forces were also roped in to douse the flames.

They said that on priority, the civilians were evacuated and then team of Army, police and fire and emergency started operation to control the fire.

The fire was doused after almost two-hour-long operation, the official said adding that no loss of life has been reported in the incident while the industry was reduced to ashes. The cause of fire is being ascertained.