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SIT to probe Sonepat chemical factory fire


Press Reporter News Service

Sonepat, April 18

Lalit Siwach, Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sonepat, on Monday ordered an enquiry into the hearth incident in a chemical manufacturing unit within the Kundli space and to register a case in opposition to the unit proprietor.

The Deputy Commissioner additionally shaped a particular investigation staff (SIT) to investigate into the matter below the chairmanship of the SDM, Sonepat. The Regional Officer of the Haryana State Air pollution Management Board (HSPCB), Extra Divisional Fireplace Officer (ADFO), Extra Labour Commissioner, Supervisor, HSIIDC, and Fireplace Brigade Officer can be the members of the SIT.

Audit of industries quickly

If any lapse is discovered within the inquiry report of the committee, applicable motion shall be initiated in opposition to the manufacturing unit proprietor. Fireplace audit of industries within the district shall be carried out quickly because the individuals’s security is our precedence. Lalit Siwach, Deputy Commissioner, Sonepat

Siwach mentioned, “The SIT has been directed to submit their report on the earliest. If any lapse is discovered within the inquiry report of the committee applicable motion shall be initiated in opposition to the manufacturing unit proprietor and case registered accordingly.”

“Fireplace audit of industries within the district shall be carried out quickly because the individuals’s security is on precedence,” the DC asserted.

Notably, a significant fireplace broke out in Agson Non-public Restricted, a chemical manufacturing unit, within the Kundli space on Sunday night. DC Siwach, together with officers, on Monday visited the manufacturing unit, which was transformed into particles after the hearth incident.

An enormous inventory of chemical compounds in drums saved on the manufacturing unit, which caught fireplace, mentioned sources. Drums have been blasting like explosives, the sources added. The flames have been so excessive they usually had change into a hazard for the adjoining factories too, the sources mentioned. DC Siwach mentioned the state of affairs was uncontrolled on Sunday night because the flames have been excessive. It took round 10 hours to douse the flames, the DC added. The flames have been managed strategically in order that these didn’t unfold to adjoining factories, the DC maintained.

Round 20 fireplace tenders from Sonepat, Gohana, Gannaur, Rohtak, Bahadurgarh, Panipat and Narela of Delhi have been pressed into service to douse the flames, Sewach asserted.

Protecting the fuel provide pipe of GAIL was additionally an enormous problem in the course of the rescue operation, the DC mentioned. The provision of the fuel was stopped instantly by the ADC and SDM, who reached the spot, the DC added.

DC mentioned the function of manufacturing unit house owners, officers and staff was unsatisfactory as they weren’t even capable of present the precise details about the chemical inventory within the manufacturing unit.

Twenty 5 individuals have been on the manufacturing unit premises, who have been evacuated, after the hearth broke out, the DC added. The DC additionally directed Abhishek Gupta, manufacturing supervisor of the manufacturing unit, to name the proprietor to assist the enquiry. As per the file obtainable, the manufacturing unit was additionally sealed by the Fee of Air High quality Administration (CAQM) within the NCR on the premise of experiences of a flying squad, which raided the unit on December 5, 2021. Nevertheless, the CAQM had revoked the closure order of the manufacturing unit on the course of the Delhi Excessive Courtroom.

Blaze at two factories

A significant fireplace broke out in a tape-manufacturing manufacturing unit on Kutubgarh highway close to Ochandi border in Kharkhoda space on Monday. The flames have been so excessive that these additionally engulfed the adjoining paint manufacturing manufacturing unit. As many as 11 fireplace fighters have been pressed into service to douse the flames. It took round seven hours to regulate the flames. The rationale behind the hearth is but to be ascertained.

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