Andhra Pradesh: Four killed, one injured in fire at pharmaceutical company's lab in Anakapalle

Pankaj Prasad
Fire at pharmaceutical companys lab in Andhra Pradesh
Fire at pharmaceutical companys lab in Andhra Pradesh

According to the police, the person injured in the incident has been admitted to a nearby hospital.

A fire broke out in a pharmaceutical company located in Anakapalle, Andhra Pradesh late on Monday evening. It has been told that the fire broke out in the laboratory of Pravada Laurus Pharma Labs Limited Company. Four people died due to this fire, while one person was seriously injured. 

According to the police, the injured has been admitted to a nearby hospital. It is reported that the incident took place when the maintenance work was going on in the company's building. State Industries Minister Amarnath said the injured person is undergoing treatment and has informed Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy about the incident. 

The minister informed that the Chief Minister has announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh for the families of the deceased. Apart from this, instructions have been given to the officials for the treatment of the injured person and his financial help. The government has also set up an inquiry to find out the reason behind the incident.