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Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out at the cracker factory in Sivakasi


Meenakshi Mahadevan,CNN-IBN
Aug 22, 2013 at 04:12pm IST

Sivakasi: A major fire broke out at a cracker factory in Sivakasi on Thursday after an explosion. The fire broke out during the lunch hours on Thursday. Some fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze brought under control.

The cause of the fire is still unknown. No causalities have been reported and people have been evacuated from the area. Thirteen rooms have been gutted in the fire.

The district magistrate has also rushed to the accident spot.

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