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Major fire at South Asian Petrochemicals plant

Last Updated: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 21:07

Kolkata: A major fire broke out on Monday at the
South Asian Petrochemicals` plant in Haldia near here,
officials said.



Chairman of South Asian Petro C K Dhanuka told PTI that
the raw material godown caught fire at around two pm today.
He said production at the plant, which is one of the
largest manufacturers of PET resins, has been immediately
stopped.



21 fire tenders have been sent to the plant site
to fight the blaze, officials said.
Dhanuka said the extent of the damage was around Rs 70 to
Rs 75 crore. "Everything is, however, insured."



PTI
He said production at the plant, which is one of the
largest manufacturers of PET resins, has been immediately
stopped.



21 fire tenders have been sent to the plant site
to fight the blaze, officials said.

First Published: Monday, March 14, 2011 - 21:07
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