Deafening noise preceded flames breaking out at a chemical plant Friday morning in western India.
Latest reports indicate that the fire at an industrial park in Pune, Maharashtra, is now under control, local media report.
At about 10:30 a.m., a loud roar issued from Kusmum Distillation and Refining, soon followed by flames. The fire quickly spread through containers of acetone and ethanol stored at the plant, causing a series of explosions.
The plant was not in operation at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.
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