Fire in Lud­hi­ana unit

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - Htpunjab - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

LUD­HI­ANA: A ma­jor fire broke out at a multi-storey hosiery unit in Ma­havir Jain Colony of Sun­dar Na­gar area on Mon­day evening. No ca­su­alty was re­ported and the fire­fight­ers were still dous­ing the flames at the time of fil­ing this re­port.

A short cir­cuit is said to be the rea­son be­hind the fire that broke out in Val­labh Hosiery at around 6:30pm when the owner was shut­ting down.

Res­i­dents of the area ac­cused that there was a de­lay of half an hour in the fire brigade reach­ing the spot. The fire of­fi­cials, how­ever, said that the ten­ders were rushed to the spot soon af­ter in­for­ma­tion was re­ceived and that fire­fight­ing was hard as the fac­tory was lo­cated in a nar­row street.

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