Published On : Tue, Sep 3rd, 2019

3 People Charred to Death as Fire Breaks Out at State-Run ONGC Plant

New Delhi: At least three people were charred to death and two were injured after a massive fire broke out at an oil and gas processing plant of state-run ONGC at Uran near Navi Mumbai on Tuesday.

Several fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flame. As a precautionary measure, the police have sealed a 1-km area around the plant.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, ONGC said, “A fire broke out in stormwater drainage, today morning in Uran oil & gas processing plant. ONGC fire services & crisis management team immediately pressed into action. Fire is being contained. No impact on Oil processing. Gas diverted to Hazira Plant.”