One person was killed and two others sustained serious burn injuries in a fire at an industrial unit in Dombivili township of Thane district in Maharashtra this morning.
The fire broke out in a hair dye manufacturing unit of the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) estate at Manpada in Dombivili at around 6 am.
Fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames even as concerned officials of MIDC and police rushed to the spot to supervise firefighting operations.
The cause of the blaze was yet to be ascertained, fire brigade sources said.
The body of the victim, yet to be identified, was sent for postmortem.