A fire that broke out at Reliance Industries Limited’s rubber plant in Gujarat’s Vadodara claimed the lives of three contractual labourers on Thursday morning, PTI reported. The agency stated the blaze was restricted to 1 part of the plant and doused by the plant’s fire-fighting crew.
The lifeless have been recognized as Arun Dabhi, Pritesh Patel and Mahendra Jadav, The Indian Express reported. Their our bodies have been despatched for postmortem to the SSG hospital within the metropolis.
“Unfortunately, three contract workers, who were injured later succumbed to injuries, despite the best efforts of the medical team,” Reliance Industries Limited stated in a press release. The firm promised to assist the households of the victims and conduct an inquiry into what precipitated the blaze.
The Vadodara City police have registered a case of an unintentional dying and initiated an investigation. The police suspect the blaze was attributable to the “overheating of one of the machines”.