Three Maharashtra government agencies launch probe into Serum institute fires
The fire at SII on Thursday damaged top two floor of the building that is located in SEZ 3 area.
Three Maharashtra government agencies launched a probe into Serum Institute of India fire on Friday. The fire at the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer killed five workers. SII is manufacturing coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and Astrazeneca. The probe into SII fire will be carried out by top officials in the probe agencies.
The fire at SII on Thursday damaged top two floor of the building that is located in SEZ 3 area.Devendra Potphode, Chief Fire Officer, PMRDA, said officials from the planning and development authority, PMC, and MIDC have come together to ascertain the cause of the fire in the building.Meanwhile, police have registered an accidental death and burning incident case with the Hadapsar police station, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone 5) Namrata Patil.