At least 15 dead in India sanitiser factory fire
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"We have recovered 15 bodies so far," an officer in Pune's rural police control room, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP.
The officer could not say if there were any injured or missing.
The plant was located on the outskirts of Pune in a village, the Times of India reported.
Video footage aired by local media showed huge plumes of smoke billowing from the top of a building.
India is frequently rocked by industrial disasters that experts blame on poor planning and lax enforcement of safety rules.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his condolences, and tweeted that financial compensation would be provided to the families of the victims as well as those injured.