A packaging factory, Chirayu Packaging, in Vareili region of Kadodara Municipality of Surat, Gujarat caught fire due to which two people lost their lives while 125 people were rescued. According to media reports, more than 10 vehicles of fire brigade reached the spot after receiving the information of the incident.
DSP of Bardoli divergent Rupal Solanki informed about the rescue operation that was conducted. She informed that during early morning hours of 4 to 4:30 am, the packaging factory caught fire and more than around 125 people were rescued from the top floor of the factory while 2 people lost their lives. She told that more than 15 vehicles of fire brigade reached the spot for rescue operations and 70% fire has been controlled by them. Fire brigade vehicles are still present at the site to gain control over the rest of fire.
To rescue people from the 5 floor Chirayu Packaging Factory, 2 hydraulic cranes were used. It is being reported that some labourers jumped from the 5th floor of the factory to save their lives from the fire but as per the media reports, two out of five of them lost their lives while doing so.