Hyderabad: A huge fire broke out at Jeedimetla: a woman was burnt alive in the fire
Injuries to two women
Jeedimetla: A fire broke out in a lab furniture manufacturing industry. One woman was killed and two others were injured in the blast.
Sureshkumar, a native of Jeedimetla, runs an industry and clinical lab equipment manufacturing industry called Art Fabrications in Jeedimetla Phase-5. A fire broke out in a lab on the second floor at around 12 noon while 60 workers were working in the industry on Saturday.
Everyone there was running. Yashoda (40), Lakshmi (28) and Krishnaveni (57) from Apuru Pakalani are doing cleaning work in the lab. Yashoda was caught in the fire and died on the spot.
Lakshmi and Krishnaveni were injured and rushed to a private hospital for treatment. Jeedimetla police a case is being registered and investigated. The cause of the accident is not yet known.
Receiving the information of the fire, the fire trucks reached the spot and worked for 2 hours to extinguish the fire.
No industry permissions ..
Inspector of Factories Srinivasreddy said the fabrications industry does not have government approvals. He added that the industry does not even have fire safety equipment to control fires.
Locals are demanding strict action against the industry and compensation to the family of the deceased woman.