Fire at ancillary unit of Tata Nano plant in Gujarat, none hurt

Ahmedabad, June 16 (IANS) A major fire broke out in an ancillary unit at the Tata Nano plant in Gujarat on Thursday. No one was injured, officials said, though the damage could run into lakhs of rupees.

The fire broke out in Supreme Industries, an ancillaries manufacturing unit of Tata Nano, at the Vendors Park in Sanand in Ahmedabad district around 1 p.m., Additional Chief Fire Officer Rajesh Bhatt said.

Rubber mats, raw material and other equipment on the premises were damaged though nobody was injured. Bhatt said four engines controlled the blaze in over two hours.

The Tata Nano plant’s operations were not affected.

The cause of the fire was not yet known but most likely, a short-circuit caused by overheating was to blame, Bhatt said.



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