A massive fire which had broken out in ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) plant in Uran, Navi Mumbai has been doused. The ONGC has confirmed via tweet that the fire has now been doused within two hours.
As per reports, a fire broke out in storm water drainage early morning today at the Uran oil and gas processing plant of ONGC. The ONGC fire services and crisis management team rushed to the spot. Attempts are on to contain the fire. As per the reports, there is no impact on oil processing. The gas is being diverted to Hazira plant in Gujarat.
At least five people, including 3 CISF personnel, have reportedly died and eight are injured in the fire and rescue operations are underway. People living near the plant were evacuated to prevent any further loss of life.