Massive Fire Erupts at Stem Cells Preservation Firm Northeast of Mumbai in Western India


by Henry Batyaev

Five fire brigades have been rushed to the scene. No casualties have been reported as yet and the exact cause of the fire is unknown.

A massive fire broke out at Biocell company in India’s Thane city on Friday evening in the state of Maharashtra. Biocell company is involved in cryo-preservation of stem cells collected from amniotic fluid.

January 22, 2021

There are no details available at the moment on the cause of the fire or the possible casualties in the incident.

​The fire comes after five people died in a blaze at the Serum Institute in Pune, Maharashtra. The facility is located just a kilometre from the Covishield vaccine manufacturing unit.



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