A fire department spokesman told lunchtime that after the unit in the Santej region started fire, some blasts happened owing to chemical barrels kept there, exacerbating the blaze.
On Sunday, a big fire broke out in a chemical facility in Ahmedabad, but no one was injured, according to officials. After the unit in the Santej neighbourhood caught fire, chemical barrels housed there exploded, exacerbating the blaze, according to a fire department spokesman.
At around 2 a.m., the fire department received a call about a fire in a solvent-based adhesives plant.
According to him, the fires spread quickly due to highly combustible chemicals housed in the unit. He stated that eighteen firefighters were dispatched to the scene, along with a remote-controlled fire robot that is utilised in situations where manual labour is impossible.
“When we arrived, the fire had escalated to enormous proportions. We were able to put out the fire, with the exception of certain areas that are still burning owing to the fall of a shed on them. There isn’t a single casualty “According to the official, According to him, the cause of the fire is still unknown.