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Fire in coal conveyor system of Tata Power`s plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 16:44

Jamshedpur: A fire broke out in the coal conveyor system of Tata Power’s Jojobera power station here Wednesday morning but did not affect generation or injure anybody.

Company sources said the fire broke out at around 8.45 am in the coal handling plant conveyor and was totally controlled at about 10.15 am. Localized incident of fire that occurred this morning.

Assistance in dousing the fire was provided by Tata Motors, Tata Steel and Lafarge, the sources said in a release.

The blaze did not affect power generation and coal supply to boilers continued through the coal conveyor system.

Investigation is on into the cause of the fire, the release added.


First Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 16:44

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