Fire destroys textile dying unit in Bhiwandi


A textile dying unit in powerloom town of Bhiwandi here was completely gutted in a major fire, police said on Tuesday.

The blaze occurred just before midnight in the Tapasya Dying Unit situated in Balaji compound, they said.

Firemen took more than eight hours to douse the flames after a dozen fire engines drawn from areas like Kalyan, Ambernath, Ulhasnagar and Thane rushed to the spot.

However, there were no casualties in the fire, Bhoiwada police said.

The cause of the fire is still not known and further investigation is underway.