Major fire at plastic factory in Odisha, no casualty reported

Bhubaneswar: A major fire today broke out at a private plastic manufacturing unit at Khurda area here causing extensive damage to the factory.

More than ten fire tenders from Khurda, Jatni and Bhubaneswar along with hydraulic platforms and many fire extinguishers from the state capital were pressed into service to douse the blaze, fire brigade officials said.

Though huge quantities of raw materials and finished products were gutted, no injury to anyone was reported, they said.

The fire, which broke out on the third floor of the four-storey building, was controlled this evening, they said adding, the fire-fighters prevented the blaze from spreading.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.