In the condolence message issued by the chief minister in this regard, "In an unexpected explosion today at a privately owned firecracker warehouse operating in S. Kollapatti village, salem District, salem District, three including Natesan (50), Satish Kumar (35) and an unidentified woman from salem M. Kollapatti were killed. I was deeply saddened to hear the sad news of the death.
Also, six people, Vasantha (45), Mohana (38), Manimekala (36), Maheshwari (32), Prabhakaran (31) and Brinda (28) from M. Kollapatti, salem, who were injured in the accident and are undergoing treatment at the salem Government Hospital, have received special treatment. I have instructed to give.
"I express my deepest condolence and condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased, and I have ordered to pay three lakh rupees each to the families of the deceased and fifty thousand rupees each from the Chief Minister's General Relief Fund to the six injured people who are undergoing treatment in the hospital," he said.
Earlier, in salem, Sarkar Mukhilili, Mr. Kandasamy had obtained a license and was manufacturing and selling firecrackers. Today, Kandasamy's son Satish and more than ten people were engaged in making fireworks in the firecrackers godown. At that time, a fire broke out in the firecrackers godown around 4 o'clock in the evening, causing a huge explosion. The workers who were engaged in making firecrackers were burnt and thrown away. Three people, including Satish (35), Natesan (50) and an unidentified woman, the owner of the firecracker godown, suffered severe burns and died on the spot.