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.


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

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