3 killed after fire erupts at paper plate manufacturing factory in Andhra’s Chittoor

A fire broke out in a paper plate manufacturing factory in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday night. Three people were killed in the incident.

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3 killed after fire erupts at paper plate manufacturing factory in Andhra’s Chittoor
A fire broke out in a paper plate manufacturing factory in Andhra's Chittoor. (Picture credits: ANI/Twitter)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A fire broke out in a paper plate manufacturing factory in Andhra's Chittoor district
  • Three people were killed in the incident
  • The exact reason behind fire is yet to be ascertained

At least three people were killed after a fire broke out in a paper plate manufacturing factory in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday night. Several workers were also injured in the accident and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot, following which the blaze was brought under control. Rescue operations were carried out and the injured were taken to the hospital.

It is suspected that the fire erupted due to a short circuit. However, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained.

Further investigations are on.

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