A major fire broke out due to a blast in one of the refineries of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam on Tuesday afternoon, HT has learnt.
An HPCL spokesman said the fire broke out in one of the crude processing units of the HPCL at around 3 pm. “Safety measures and firefighting was activated immediately and fire has been extinguished,” he said.
Stating that the cooling operations had been taken up, the spokesman said there were no casualties in the mishap and there was no risk to the public. “The other refinery operations are continuing as normal,” he added.
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