Sudden Fire Erupts at Government Sugar Mill in Dinanagar

ByTV10 Punjab

Jun 6, 2024
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National Desk
June 5
Sandeep Dhand Ludhiana

A sudden fire broke out in the newly expanded section of the government sugar mill in Paniar village, under the Dinanagar assembly constituency, causing widespread panic and chaos. The incident occurred earlier today, with thick plumes of smoke and flames engulfing the new project area of the mill.

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The local police chief, upon receiving the distress call, promptly arrived at the scene and alerted the fire brigade. Two fire brigade vehicles were dispatched immediately and are currently engaged in efforts to control and extinguish the blaze.

As of now, the cause of the fire remains unknown. Preliminary reports from reliable sources suggest that the fire has likely resulted in significant damage. Authorities are working diligently to assess the full extent of the destruction.

Eyewitnesses reported a scene of utter chaos as mill workers and nearby residents scrambled to safety. The fire brigade, battling the flames, has been facing considerable challenges due to the intensity of the fire and the structure’s recent construction.

Further investigations are underway to determine the exact cause of the fire and to evaluate the total losses incurred. The local administration has assured the public that every effort is being made to bring the situation under control and to prevent any further incidents.

More updates will follow as the situation develops.