CISF constable injured in power plant fire

Last Updated: Friday, October 5, 2012 - 13:31

Bokaro: A CISF constable was friday injured when a fire broke out at Chandrapura Thermal Power Plant of Damodar Valley Corporation, disrupting production in three of its units in Bokaro.

The fire broke out when a cable at the pump connecting cooling tower I and II burst, officials said.

The CISF jawans brought the fire under control during which constable Rajendra Singh received injuries, Chief Engineer R Bansuri told reporters here.

Singh was later admitted to a hospital with burns, he said.

Efforts are on to restart production in the three units, he said, adding the plant supplies power to Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha.

PTI



First Published: Friday, October 5, 2012 - 12:24

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