A fire broke out at Subros’ facility in Gurgaon’s Manesar on May 29, Sunday. Due to fire the production at the Maruti Suzuki plant in Manesar as well as Gurgaon was temporary stoped. There, no casualty was reported. A portion of the building collapsed due to fire. The incident took place at Subros Limited, located in Sector 8, Industrial Model Township, at 2.30 pm on last Sunday. More than 150 workers are inside the factory at the time of fire broke out. They were immediately evacuated. Officials said over a dozen fire tenders of the Gurgaon Fire Service department were pressed into service . It took three hours to douse the flames.
Subros’ is a component supplier and provides air conditioning kits to Maruti Suzuki and many other car manufacturers in India. Both the companies are mutually analyzing and assessing the size and cause of the damage.
A Few workers says that the fire blast due to the blast in a moulding machine on a commercial liquefied petroleum gas cylinder. Subros is located at Sector 8, Manesar inside the Maruti Udyog factory premises. It is spread over an area of 38,000 sq meters.
Previously, in February 2016, Maruti Suzuki had to temporarily suspend its operations at both its plants located in Gurgaon and Manesardue to the agitation in North India over the reservation for Jats.