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A gigantic fire broke at Hero Factory in Ludhiana



On Tuesday at 4.45 am, a massive fire broke out in Ludhiana’s famous Hero Factory. As per the information, Hero Electric and Hero Ecotech manufacturing factory in Mangli, Ludhiana suffered from the incident. Luckily, there are no casualties but the entire area where electric bikes and other components were kept came to ashes.

The HR manager Sunil Kumar said “The fire incident happened at 4.45am. There was nobody in the factory except the security team, who was the first to spot the flames. The security staff called up the unit officials and the fire department.” Around six fire tenders reached the location and took 25 rounds to control the fire. It took five hours to control the flames due to water shortage in the area.

Due to this major accident, batteries of e-bikes blasted, the stores suffered heavy loss which is expected to be Rs 15 crore. However, the reason behind fire break out is still uncertain, some employees said that short-circuit triggering may be one of the reasons.

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