Three suffer burns in fire at sugar factory
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.