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Palghar fire: 5 injured after explosion at chemical plant

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, he said, adding that a probe is on into the incident.

July 04, 2021 / 10:42 AM IST
Five workers received burn injuries due to the fire after the explosion. (Representative Image)

Five workers received burn injuries due to the fire after the explosion. (Representative Image)

Five workers were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant of a chemical company in Maharashtra's Palghar district, officials said on July 4.

The blast took place around 11.30 pm on July 3 at the chemical plant located in Boisar industrial area here, a fire official said.

After being alerted, local firemen rushed to the spot and carried out rescue and relief operations.

"Five workers received burn injuries due to the fire after the explosion. They have been admitted to a local hospital for treatment," an official from Boisar police station said.

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, he said, adding that a probe is on into the incident.
PTI
first published: Jul 4, 2021 10:42 am

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