Major fire breaks out at BPCL’s Mumbai refinery
Mumbai: A major fire broke out at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd’s (BPCL) refinery complex in Chembur, suburban Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon.
Fire and smoke were seen emanating from the refinery. No casualties have been reported so far.
The fire department reported a level three fire call. Seven fire engines, two foam tenders, and two jumbo tankers have been rushed to the refinery complex.
Some residents of Chembur took to twitter saying the blast was so intense that it sent shock waves to buildings in the vicinity. Further details are awaited.