Fire breaks out at Sunrise packaging industries in North Guwahati, tenders rush to site
Guwahati: A major fire broke out at the Sunrise packaging industries at Chowkigate in North Guwahati on Monday afternoon at around 3.50 pm.
As per initial reports, short-circuit is suspected to be cause of blaze.
Goods and other important materials worth several crores gutted in the fire incident.
Photos shared by the sources show flames and black smoke reaching out to the sky. However, no casualties have been reported during the incident.
As many as five tenders have been deployed to the spot to bring the fire under control.
Update: Fire tenders managed to douse the fire.
It is to be noted that earlier on Sunday; a fire broke out in a plastic factory in Baihata’s Kamalpur area under the Kamrup district.
At least 10 fire tenders battled for hours to douse the raging flames.
Sources informed that cylinder explosion was suspected to be prime reason for the fire breakout.
An enquiry has also been ordered by the local administration in this regard.