Hindustan Times (Lucknow)

Fire at Vishakhapa­tnam Steel Plant; no casualty


VISAKHAPAT­NAM: A fire broke out in Visakhapat­nam Steel Plant (VSP) on Friday afternoon but no casualty was reported. The blaze was noticed in the plant’s blast furnace No 2 at around 1.30pm, the government-run steel undertakin­g said in a release here. The fire was caused by malfunctio­ning of tuyers (pipe which supplies air blast to the furnace for combustion purpose). Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot and they put out the blaze within a short time, the release added.

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