Fire broke out in Jabalpur's Richhai transformer factory due to a short circuit. This accident happened around 7.30 pm. Due to the fire, two cylinders also exploded. Along with this, 12 thousand litres of oil kept in the factory also caught fire. This fire was so severe that smoke kept coming out of the factory for 5 hours. The house of the factory guard also got burnt in this fire.
After getting information about the fire, the fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and doused the fire. The cause of the fire is not clear at the moment. There is no report of any casualty due to the fire. It is being said that this fire started last night. Fire Department official Aqeel said that four fire tenders were dispatched on information about the fire in Richhai. No casualties have been reported from the fire.
Firefighters poured water by breaking the wall of the factory. Due to the presence of oil-filled drums kept in the factory, the fire kept raging, which took a lot of effort to extinguish. After hours of effort, the fire was brought under control late in the night.
The goods kept in the company are reported to have been burnt to ashes due to the fire. There were several explosions due to the fire. At present, the investigation into the matter of the fire is going on. Fire brigade official Aqeel said that four fire tenders were dispatched on information about the fire in Richhai. The entire industrial area reverberated with the sirens of fire engines and police vehicles.