Kerala: Massive fire breaks out at rubber factory in Ernakulam; residents from locality evacuated

A fire broke out at a rubber factory in Ernakulam in Kerala on Wednesday. The fire engines have reached the spot. According to reports residents from nearby buildings have been evacuated. However, no casualties have been reported.

According to reports, the fire broke out in the five-storey building near the Ernakulam South railway station. As per initial reports, people from nearby buildings have been evacuated.

There are 10 fire fighting teams at the spot to douse the blaze.

Thick, black smoke was seen rising from the top floors of the factory.

Further reports awaited.