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Fire at Vapi industrial estate, two dead

PTI  Vapi, Gujarat, January 26, 2013
First Published: 15:56 IST(26/1/2013) | Last Updated: 15:57 IST(26/1/2013)

Two workers died at a fire at a chemical factory in GIDC industrial estate in Vapi on Saturday.

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The mishap took place at Fine Hydrochem, GIDC Phase 3, police said.

Divyas Patel (27) and Hasmukh Hadpati (30), the deceased workers, were doing a welding job at a tank where the fire broke out. Both hailed from villages near Vapi, police said.

Police suspect that no adequate safety measures were in place at the factory. Further probe is on.

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