A massive fire broke out last night in the building that houses Lovable Lingerie Limited, a garment manufacturing unit at Guruprasanna Industrial Area, behind RMS International School near Konanakunte Cross.

The fire was noticed from behind the building at around 8.30 p.m. The security guard in the opposite building who spotted the fire and smoke first, alerted the security personnel at the factory and the neighbours. A large number of fire tenders were called in as the fire was spreading rapidly as the raw materials in the factory were clothes.

The officials suspect the cause to be a short circuit. Shivaprasad,  manager of the unit said that it took six hours to bring the fire under control and goods worth around Rs 25 crore were gutted.

The company confirmed that there were no casualties.

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