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Massive fire breaks out at ONGC's Uran plant, four killed

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A fire broke out in storm water drainage early morning 2day in Uran oil & gas processing plant.ONGC fire services & crisis managemnt team immediately pressed in2 action. Fire is being contained. No impact on Oil processing.Gas diverted to Hazira Plant. Situation is being assessed

Massive fire breaks out at ONGC's Uran plant, four killed
Four persons were killed after a fire broke out at the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) plant in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday, police said.
The blaze erupted around 7 am in the gas processing plant of the ONGC located in Uran area of neighbouring Navi Mumbai, an official said.
Several fire brigade teams rushed to the spot, he said, adding that rescue operation was underway.
"A fire broke out in storm water drainage early morning today 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. Situation is being assessed," the company said on Twitter.
In a statement, ONGC said, "Strong smell of hydrocarbon was reported by Fire Station to Process Control Room at 0647 hrs on 03.09.2019 at Uran Plant of ONGC Ltd. Immediately, Resident Production Superintendent rushed to the area in full safety gears. A fire tender also reached the site immediately with CISF personnel in full safety gears.
"Major fire incident occurred at 0655 hrs. All out efforts were made to control the fire and fire was brought under control by 0855 hr with firefighting by Fire section, Uran Plant as well as with the help of Fire Tenders from MARG (Mutual Aid Resource Group). The fire was completely extinguished by 1000 hrs. Three CISF fire personnel who had come along with fire tender and Resident Production Superintendent succumbed to fatal injury," it added.

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