- Anurag Goswami
Fire ignited at Geeta wardrobe factory in Chinhat in Lucknow on December 6
A frantic situation was formed during the morning hours of December 6, when a massive fire broke out at Geeta Almira Factory near Devan Road Uptran Chowki in Chinhat area of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. A sudden chaos was formed among locals when flames erupted after a cylinder blast took place at around 7 am. The locals first tried to control the fire in the initial stage but soon the fire took a formidable form. The fire was so terrible that it raised a wave of panic among the people as a plume of black smoke covered the area.
A total of 6 fire tenders rushed to the spot after receiving the information and started controlling the crowd which gathered outside the factory. The fire tenders faced a lot of difficulties while fighting the flame due to the billowing smoke. It took them around 2 hours to control the blaze and take the situation under control.
According to the reports, all the cylinders kept in the factory started bursting due to the heat of the fire. Moreover, a large number of cupboards and other items kept in the factory were burnt to ashes.
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.