Krishnanagar: A massive fire damaged a plywood factory in Nadia on Saturday.
The fire occurred at a plywood factory located in Fatehpur near Haringhata Police Station in Nadia. A security guard on night duty first noticed the fire early in the morning. He immediately informed the fire authorities. 6 Fire tenders from Kalyani, Kanchrapara and Kakinara were pressed into service. It took almost 1.5 hours to bring the fire under control.
No casualties have been reported so far. But huge loss of property worth lakhs of rupees has been reported. Reasons for the fire are yet to be identified. There was no electricity the whole night because of heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms. So there is no question of short circuit. Transport services in the Haringhata, Gaighata state highway remained disrupted for a long period.