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Massive fire mishap at Visakha Solvents's plant in Visakhapatnam's Pharma City

A massive fire broke out in a pharma company at Pharma City at Paravada of Visakhapatnam on Sunday, causing panic among residents. The explosion took place at an unit of Ranky CETP Solvents at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in the Parvada area.

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Visakhapatnam Updated on: July 14, 2020 0:32 IST
Chain of explosion, fire in Visakhapatnam's Pharma City, emergency services at spot
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Chain of explosion, fire in Visakhapatnam's Pharma City, emergency services at spot

A massive fire broke out in a pharma company at Pharma City at Paravada of Visakhapatnam on Sunday, causing panic among residents.  According to locals around 17 explosions were heard from the blaze area.  The blaze is so massive that it can be seen from a distance of more than a kilometre. The explosion place in chemical manufacturer Visakha Solvents Ltd's plant in the Pharma City, Parawada in Visakhapatnam. 

As many as 12 fire tenders were deployed to douse the flames. The fire is under control now. The fire reportedly started from the reactor and spread to other parts of the plant. However, there was also no loss of life in the incident.

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Fire engulfed at a pharma company in Vizag's Paravada. Some locals have suffered burn injuries and were taken to the hospital. Emergency services were pressed into action to bring the fire under control. 

On May 7, a blast in LG Polymers plant in the city caused a massive gas leak which killed 14 people and sent several others to emergency in the wee hours of the morning.

 

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