A tensed situation was formed during the evening hours of March 14, when a massive fire broke out at a paint factory which is based in Ganesh Nagar area of Dhayari in Pune, Maharashtra. This tragic incident occurred at around 7 pm inducing a chaotic situation. According to the reports, the fire broke out after 8 cylinders exploded in the factory and the explosion was heard several kilometres away form the spot as plume of black smoke also covered the area. Moreover, the sound of the explosion caused glass panes of vehicles and windows to shatter in the locality. The locals first tried to control the fire in the initial stage but soon the fire engulfed the entire factory. The fire department was soon informed regarding the horrendous situation.
Around 8 vehicles from Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) and Pune fire brigade soon rushed to the spot after receiving the information and immediately started evacuating nearby people from the area. They faced difficulties while fighting the blaze due to the billowing smoke, but after around 30 minutes they were able to douse off the flame.
As per reports, around 6 small workshops of painting, 2 motorcycles, 2 four-wheelers, and few other things like furniture, repairing machines and painting machines were also gutted in the blaze. No casualties or injuries were reported in this incident as the workers managed to come out of the factory before the situation became critical.
The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same. We at Cybertech Risk center covers Explosion, High Rise Fire, Industrial Fire, Structure Fire, Vehicle Fire under the “Fire” category that could be the reason of disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.