Major fire accident at ginning mill in Medak

Updated - January 13, 2015 06:07 am IST

Published - January 13, 2015 12:00 am IST - SANGAREDDY:

Major fire broke out at a ginning mill at Yerraram in Andol mandal of Medak district on Monday evening. The police had to rope in about seven fire engines from nearby places to douse the fire.

According to the police, the fire broke out at Vaibhav Muruga ginning mill, suspected to be generated from a hot box being used in the ginning process, and spread within no time. The officials pressed into service seven fire engines and controlled the fire. It was estimated that about 30,000 quintals of cotton was burnt down resulting in huge loss and the exact loss was yet to be estimated.

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