Bhubaneswar: Plastics worth lakhs of rupees were burnt to ashes as a major fire engulfed a plastic making factory in Balasore district last night.
According to reports, a plastic manufacturing factory was running illgally at Tirukha village of Kundeibindha gram panchayat under Simulia police station for long. Due to unknown reasons, a fire spread in the firm and gradually engulfed it.
On being informed by locals, fire services personnel rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire. The reason behind spread of the fire was yet to be ascertained.