Fire at Vyasarpadi factory


Chennai: A huge fire broke out at a insulation tape manufacturing factory at Madhavaram. According to the police, the flames broke out at 4 am and fire and rescue teams were pressed into service. Though a huge loss was incurred, no casualties were reported in the incident. Fire personnel arrived at the spot from Vyasarpadi, Washermenpet, VOC Nagar and Esplanade stations.

The 20-odd men struggled for three hours to put out the fire, police said. Mahakavi Bharathi Nagar Police station which registered a case is investigating if the fire was caused by a short circuit or any other factor.