Meghalaya: A major fire broke out at a rubber factory in Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district, earlier on Monday. There is a possibility of huge damage due to fire.
Upon receiving the information, a large number of fire department vehicles have reached the spot. Efforts to extinguish the fire have continued for several hours.
According to the local police, no loss of life has been reported so far.
Meghalaya | A fire broke out at a rubber factory in Ri Bhoi district, earlier today. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot pic.twitter.com/QQTb5RnqVD
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It is reported that due to the presence of flammable material in the factory, it is difficult to douse the fire.
Nearby people informed the police and fire department about the matter after a loud explosion.
According to the police, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
Rescue teams reached the spot soon after the fire broke out. Police have cleared the area several meters around the spot.
At present the rescue operation is going on. Further details are awaited.