SURAT: A major fire broke out at the Hazira Gas processing plant of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) on Thursday early morning.
As per the local authorities, three back-to-back explosions at the plant sparked the fire.
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“Around 3 am, 3 consecutive blasts took place at ONGC Hazira Plant which led to the fire. Firefighters present at spot. No casualty reported so far. The activity of depressurizing the pressurized gas system underway by ONGC officials,” Dr Dhaval Patel, Surat collector, said.
Following hours of struggle by firemen, the blaze was brought under control.
“Fire has been brought under control. There is no casualty or injury to any person,” said ONGC in a statement.