Three suffer burns in fire at sugar factory

By Special Correspondent

Three workers suffered burns, one seriously, in a fire accident in Kedarnath Sugar Factory at Kerakalamatti village in Bagalkot district on Wednesday.

The private factory is owned by a consortium led by Minister for Mines and Geology Murugesh Nirani.

The fire broke out near the boiler in the sugar factory.

A worker began running across the factory floor after his dress caught fire. He suffered severe burns. His two colleagues also suffered burns.

The injured were admitted to a hospital in Bagalkot. The condition of one of them is serious, a police officer from Bagalkot said.

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