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Fire at ONGC’s Gujarat Hazira Plant, No Casualty or Injury to Any Person Reported Yet

Lawstreet Journal 25 Sep 2020 10:37pm

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The Hazira plant of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) witnessed a huge fire in Surat, Gujarat in the early hours of the morning around 3 am. However, no casualty has been reported until now. Hazira port is located on the banks of Tapti River, 8 km away from the Arabian Sea.

Multiple blasts happened at the plant due to which the fire broke out in the inlet gas terminal and as per officials, the fire was visible from a distance and some videos also surfaced on social media of the same. Even the sound could be heard at a distance of 10 km. Many residents of the area mistook the effect of the blast as an earthquake initially.

Fire brigades of ONGC, Surat Municipal Corporation, and local industrial units were rushed to the spot of the accident. Several fire department officials of Surat Municipal Corporation as well as from other companies at Hazira were present at the spot.

Several cops were also deployed at the site and the incident had also resulted in traffic along the main road. Also, several cops deployed at the site. As per the company officials, the fire was in control and no one was injured.

The inlet gas terminal where the fire broke out was cordoned off and the plant secured, as per Dhaval Patel, Surat District Collector and he also added that the cause of the fire will be ascertained after the cooling operations were completed. He also said that no other industry in the area was… Continue Reading...

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