A Hindustan Petroleum corporation limited plant in Vishakapatnam’s Vizag caught fire on Tuesday around 4:30pm. Fire broke out after a blaze erupted in the Plant 3 of the oil refinery. Around 5 fire tenders were sent to the site immediately to control the massive break out.
“As per information of employees, a blast reported at Unit-3 plant in HPCL. Five fire tenders are present at the spot. More fire tenders are being rushed. The cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained,” said the DCP in a statement.