Huge fire in Berger Paints godown in Bangalore

Bangalore, Nov 8: A huge fire gutted a godown of Berger Paints in Bommanhalli near Hosur Road this morning.  The fire was first noticed at around 10:30 am. The flames were being extinguished from a
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India TV News Desk November 08, 2012 12:57 IST
Bangalore, Nov 8: A huge fire gutted a godown of Berger Paints in Bommanhalli near Hosur Road this morning. 



The fire was first noticed at around 10:30 am. The flames were being extinguished from a distance of nearly 30 feet, due to combustible chemicals kept inside.

Neighbourhood residential areas have been evacuated as a precautionary measure. Fire officials said, it would take at leat 3-4 hours to fully control the blaze.

Several garment shops in the vicinity are also being evacuated.  

The flames first engulfed a garments factory located on the first floor of the godown, though nobody was trapped in the blaze.  

Berger company officials told police that there were Rs 5 crore worth paints and raw materials stocked inside the godown.  

More than 20 fire tenders are trying to control the blaze.

 
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