21 Injured In Massive Fire At Mumbai Oil Refinery, Explosions Heard


A fire broke out at state-owned Bharat Petroleum’s refinery today afternoon, leaving 21 people injured, news agency ANI reported. Among those injured one person is stated to be critical.

The fire broke out at around 3 pm after several explosions were heard, a fire brigade official was quoted as saying by PTI. The plant is located at Mahul road in Chembur area.

Seven fire engines and two foam tenders have been pressed into service to douse the blaze, an official said.

“The fire is still on but is under control,” Bharat Petroleum said in a statement.

The fire is confined to the hydrocracker plant, Reuters quoted Mumbai fire chief PS Rahangdale as saying. He added that two hose lines of fire engines and two hose lines of fixed firefighting installations were in operation.

“Cooling operation is in progress,” he said.

For more Mumbai news, click here

Article source:


Best Wordpress Plugin development company in India     Best Web development company in India

Related posts

On Ministry Tip-Off, Man Arrested In Siwan With 100 Fake Passports

Times of News

15 Cars Gutted As Fire Breaks Out In Parked Cab Near Mumbai

Times of News

To Avoid Traffic Jams, One-Way Traffic System Implemented In Manali

Times of News