Updated March 1st, 2024 at 22:45 IST

Panic Hits Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi as Massive Fire Breaks Out at Matchbox Manufacturing Unit

A massive fire broke out at a matchbox manufacturing unit in Thoothukudi District of Tamil Nadu. Rescue operations are underway at the site.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Fire breaks out at a matchbox manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu | Image:ANI
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Thoothukudi: A massive fire broke out at a matchbox manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu causing a major destruction at the manufacturing unit on Friday evening. The fire incident took place at the matchbox making factory located in Thoothukudi District of Tamil Nadu.

On information, around half a dozen fire tenders along with the local police rushed to the spot and initiated a rescue operation.

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It is being said that due to the presence of inflammable objects and chemicals, the fire spread quickly and engulfed the entire unit in a moment of a few minutes.

As per information, a rescue operation is being carried out at the site. The initial reports hint at no loss of life during the incident.

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Further details regarding the incident are being awaited. 
 

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Published March 1st, 2024 at 22:45 IST