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India – 2 Workers Injured In HPCL Refinery Fire & Gas Leak

India HCPL fireTwo workers were injured in a gas leak and fire in one of the units of the Visakha refinery of the HPCL here on Thursday evening.

The workers were admitted to a private hospital and their condition is stable, according to sources.

HPCL sources said the unit was shut down as a precautionary measure and the incident was being investigated into.

The fire was brought under control within an hour.

A spokesman for the company said that the in-house fire company brought the fire under control using fire fighting foam and an “aggressive” monitor attack.

This was both a static foam attack and a vehicle based foam attack.

No injuries were reported.

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