LUDHIANA: A fire incident was reported in a factory known as DC and Sons in Basant Bagh Shivpuri on Sunday morning. The fire brigade took almost 2 hours to douse the flames that had covered the ground floor of the building. However, the fire could not reach upper floors of the building with timely arrival of fire brigade.

The fire station officer, Srishthi Nath Sharma, told fire call was received at around 8.30am and five fire tenders were rushed towards the spot. He shared that fire had broken out in two rooms situated at ground floor of the building where raw and prepared material was kept and was gutted in fire.

He said there were fire extinguishers and hydrants inside the but nobody had used them for dousing the flames. He said exact reasons behind fire incident are yet to be ascertained and so is the total loss in the fire incident. A totap of 10 fire tenders were used to douse the flames.

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