Fire at Serum Institute of India: Massive fire breaks out at Terminal 1 gate of Serum Institute of India in Pune. The incident of fire at the Serum Institute of India took place at Manjri Plant away from the production facility of Covid vaccine, said Sources
In response to the fire at Serum Institute, 10 fire tenders have rushed to at Serum Institute of India in Pune, where a fire broke out. According to the media reports the fire breaks-out at Terminal 1 gate, which is under construction. Another report said that the Fire is continuous to rage at the fourth and fifth floors of SEZ3 building inside Terminal Gate 1 of Serum Institute of India in Pune.
Serum Institute is the world's third-largest vaccine manufacturer and largest in developing India's covid-vaccine named Covaxin. Here are the latest updates from SII Pune-
At 5:53 PM- Five people have lost their lives in the Pune-based Serum Institute fire. Three people have been rescued so far.
At 4:38 PM: CEO-Owner, Serum Institute of India on incident of fire at SII's Manjri plant: Thank you, everyone, for your concern & prayers. So far the most important thing is that there've been no lives lost or major injuries due to fire, despite a few floors being destroyed.
Thank you everyone for your concern and prayers. So far the most important thing is that there have been no lives lost or major injuries due to the fire, despite a few floors being destroyed.— Adar Poonawalla (@adarpoonawalla) January 21, 2021
At 4:30 PM- Interacting with the Media personnel, Pune Police Commissioner said that the fire was broke out at the Manjri plant. "The Production wasn't done there but the preparation was on to begin it at a later stage. Fire fighting op is on, the ding has been vacated but we're re-checking. Fire will be doused in an hr. No problem at vaccine plant/ storage", he adds.
At 4:20 PM: One team of NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) moved for Serum Institute of India in Pune where a fire broke out this afternoon. Fire fighting operation underway at the under-construction building at Serum Institute of India in Pune, where a fire broke out this afternoon.
At 4:00 PM: Massive efforts to extinguish the fire at Serum Institute of India, Pune. According to the sources, ten fire-tenders have rushed to the spot. After five brigades, total strength increased to 10, a source familiar with the development told See Latest.