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Major fire at Videocon factory near Aurangabad

October 23, 2003 01:19 IST
Last Updated: October 23, 2003 01:43 IST


Three fire fighters were injured on Wednesday while fighting a major fire, which broke out at the Videocon factory at Bhalgaon village, about 20km from Aurangabad.

The fire broke out in the afternoon at the factory's chemical storage facility, Chief Fire Officer Shivajirao Zanzan told PTI in Aurangabad.

The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained, he said adding it is likely to be brought under control by early Thursday morning.

Five fire tenders and eight water tankers had been pressed into service to douse the flames.

The Videocon Group is a major player in the consumer electronics and home appliances business.


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