Devastating fire in Aurangabad glove factory: Six fatalities confirmed in overnight tragedy

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In a shocking turn of events, a massive fire broke out at a glove factory in Aurangabad, Maharashtra late last night, leading to a tragic loss of six lives. The inferno, which erupted in the Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar area, has sent shockwaves through the region.

Trapped Workers and Emergency Response

According to workers, the factory was closed, and they were sleeping inside the premises when the fire ignited around 2.15 am. Fire officer Mohan Mungse from the local fire department narrated the harrowing ordeal to the news agency ANI: “We received a call at 2:15 a.m. When we reached the site, the entire factory was on fire. Our officers entered and the bodies of six people have been recovered.” The fire was eventually brought under control by morning, but not before claiming multiple lives.

Horrific Blaze Engulfs Glove Factory in Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Six Dead in Nighttime Inferno

Horrific Blaze Engulfs Glove Factory in Aurangabad, Maharashtra: Six Dead in Nighttime Inferno

Details of the Tragic Event

The blaze, which erupted at the factory in Waluj MIDC area, was reported at around 02:15 am. Initial reports from locals suggested that at least five workers were trapped inside. The fire department later confirmed the tragic loss of six individuals in the incident. “10-15 workers were sleeping inside the building when the fire broke out. Some managed to escape, but at least five were trapped inside,” a worker told ANI.

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Ongoing Investigations and Concerns

The dousing operations are still ongoing, and the exact cause behind this catastrophic fire remains unknown. This incident has raised serious concerns about fire safety measures in industrial facilities and the need for stringent regulations to prevent such tragic occurrences in the future.

A Call for Improved Fire Safety Measures

The devastating incident at the glove factory in Maharashtra serves as a grim reminder of the importance of fire safety in industrial settings. As the community mourns the loss of lives, there is a growing call for improved safety measures and regulations to ensure such tragedies are not repeated.

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