Massive Fire Broke Out At Hazira-Based ONGC Plant in Surat After Several Blasts

Surat : A fire broke out at Hazira-based Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) plant in Surat in Gujarat in the early hours of Wednesday. There were several blasts in the gas plant one after the other.

Many teams of firemen reached the spot. Efforts are on to extinguish the fire. According to the information received, there is no news of any casualties at the moment. Firefighters’ vehicles have reached the spot to control the fire. However, more information is awaited in this regard.

ONGC plants were shut down after a fire broke out in the plant late at night. According to the information received, the fire was seen from five to six kilometers away. 10 to 12 firefighter vehicles of ONGC and Surat Fire Department have reached the spot to douse the fire.

The whole incident created an atmosphere of panic. While all roads leading to the ONGC plant have been closed for security reasons, a high-ranking police convoy has also been rushed to the spot to check the seriousness of the incident. Before this recent incident, in 2015 also, the ONGC plant in Surat had caught fire in which an estimated 13 people were burnt alive.

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