Fire at CG company brought under control

KATHMANDU: The massive fire that broke out at the CG Elctronics Industry of the Chaudhary Group at Satungal VDC-7 has been brought under control partially.

Though the flames have been put off, smoke continued to rise from the factory. The fire that broke out at 5.20 pm on Sunday evening was brought partially under control after mid night.

Seven fire engines in service in the Kathmandu Valley and local water tankers are being used for putting out the fire. The Armed Police Force and Nepal Police personnel have also been mobilized for bringing the fire under control.

It is not known how the fire started. However, a security guard at the company said the fire started from a heap of old cartons kept towards the south corner of the factory. Another staff with the company said that the fire started in course of wiring works.

To avert any untoward incident, the Nepal Electricity Authority has cut off electricity line to the whole area. The industry manufactures LG brand refrigerators, TV sets, mobile set and computers. RSS