Unicharm India plant hit by fire; described by local media as ‘major’ – no casualties reported

CLOVERDALE, CA, June 25, 2020-

Unicharm Corporation’s Ahmedabad plant in Gujarat, western India, was hit by what local media reports described as a major fire at 8:45 am on June 24. According to the company, there were no injuries, and the cause of the fire and extent of any damage were being investigated.

A local news website reported that evening that firefighting efforts were still under way. It quoted local government officials as saying it could take another 48 hours to bring the blaze fully under control.

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