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One killed, one injured in fire accident at Sivakasi firecracker unit
19/01/2023 05:49 PM | Click to read full article
A 60-year-old worker was killed and another worker sustained burn injuries in a fire accident reported at Vijaya Fireworks at Sengamalapatti in Sivakasi on Thursday. Fire service personnel from Sivakasi put out the flames. The injured man has been admitted to the government hospital in Sivakasi. Police said that an explosion in the chemical mixing room led to the fatal accident. Over 140 employees were working in the fireworks unit at the time of the accident. The Sivakasi East Police are investigating.