Machinery, main building not affected by Ceat plant fire

India’s Ceat Limited reported to the Bombay Stock Exchange today that nobody fatalities were caused by a fire that broke out at a raw material store in its Bhandup plant, and the main plant and the machinery within have not been damaged. Company secretary H.N. Singhrajpoot added that while production at the facility has temporarily been suspended, it is confident production will resume “at the earliest”.

The fire at the Bhandup plant has been described as “major” by local and national media; it began at around 5.40pm on 23 February. Ceat is now in the process of ascertaining the cause of the fire and determining the exact extent of the damage it caused.

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