Major fire at bio-diesel company in Visakhapatnam; no casualties

A major fire broke out at Biomax Fuels Limited in Duvvada, Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Monday night.

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016, 05:50 AM IST
Major fire at bio-diesel company in Visakhapatnam; no casualties

Visakhapatnam: A major fire broke out at Biomax Fuels Limited in Duvvada, Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Monday night.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

"Eight fire engines reached the spot and two fire engines with chemical foam were requisitioned from HPCL and Eastern Naval Command to put off the fire," District Fire Officer JM Rao said.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and the fire tenders were unable to reach the storage area, Rao said.