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Fire breaks out at BPCL RMP Plant in Chembur, Read full story here

Fire breaks out at BPCL RMP Plant in Chembur, Read full story here
Written by Abhishek Lohia

A massive blast and a fire at 2.55 pm happened at the main refinery complex of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai. Fire and smoke were seen emanating at BPCL’s refinery near the Eastern Freeway in Chembur, Mumbai. The fire department reported a level 3 fire call. Mumbai Fire Chief said that seven fire engines, two jumbo tankers, and two foam tenders have been rushed to the refinery complex. The blast was so massive that the shock waves shook the glass panes windows of residential buildings four km away. One Resident around the plant said that it felt like an earthquake. 21 person reported injured in this accident later they have been admitted to the hospital.

Blast in Chembur BPCL Refinery Company 

The explosion occurred in the Hydrocracker unit, which is causing large fireballs from this place. After the explosion of the company, a big quake took place. The windows of the house had broken. This is why the people in the area are afraid of fear. Meanwhile, the surrounding companies have been also shut down. Meanwhile, no casualty has happened in this accident and this is the only good news so far.

A fire broke out in the company’s explosion at Chembur’s Mahul. This incident happened in BPCL Company. Police personnel was found at the scene. 20 firefighters of the fire brigade have reached the spot and efforts are on to fire the fire. BPCL refinery company’s plant in Chembur Mahul area of Mumbai was set on fire. This incident happened at 3 o’clock.

300 to 400 workers of the BPCL refinery company are still stuck in the plant. BPCL refinery company has been facing a big trouble. It is being said that about 5 to 6 employees being seriously injured in the fire accident. At present, people are present in large numbers and trying to help others.

How did it happen?

A massive fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)’s RMP plant in Chembur on Wednesday afternoon. the level- III fire broke out at a plant in Chembur’s Mahul refinery which jolted the nearby buildings. According to the latest update, the fire broke out at Hydro Cracker plant of BPCL refinery and is now under control.

The firefighting operation underway. People posted their views on Twitter and said that they felt shakings or a kind of little earthquake over a km away from the area and noticed some weird blast-like smell in the air. The reason for the explosion is unknown till yet. Near about nine fire tenders, 2 jumbo tankers, and two foam tenders are present at the spot. No damage to life or property has been reported so far. Reports inform that the blast was so powerful that residents of the buildings ran outside to save their lives.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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