Fire breaks out at Bharat Petroleum plant in Mumbai’s Mahul, many injured


Fire breaks out at Bharat Petroleum plant in Mumbai’s Mahul, many injured

A major fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum plant in Mahul, Chembur on Wednesday afternoon.

Even as the fire caused explosions in the plant, fire brigade was deployed to douse off the fire. At least 34 persons have injured in the incident. Eight injured persons have been sent to Sushrut hospital for further treatment.

“Due to tremendous heat and buildup pressure fire Fighting is being carried out from safe distance and using fixed monitors” said chief fire officer PS Rahangdale.

 

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