One person killed in fire in Tamil Nadu cracker unit


New Delhi: One person was killed in a fire that broke out in a cracker unit at Karicheri in this district on Tuesday, police said.

Three sheds were razed to the ground in the blasts following the fire, they said.

The worker died after he was trapped in the debris of one of the sheds, which collapsed in the blasts.

The blaze erupted in a shed where finished crackers had been stored, and spread to three other sheds, they added.

Fire and rescue services pesonnel reached the spot and doused the fire.

A probe is on to acertain the cause of the fire, police said.

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