A firebroke out at Tata Steel Company’s coke plant in Jamshedpur, leaving Two people injured on Saturday.
In a statement on Saturday, Tata Steel said, “Today, at around 10:20 am (IST), there was a blast in the foul gas line at Battery 6 of Coke Plant at Jamshedpur Works.”
“Currently, Battery 6 is non-operational and is undergoing a dismantling process,” the statement read.
The ambulance and fire tenders immediately reached the spot. The area was cordoned off and the situation was soon brought under control.
Meanwhile, Two of the contract employees who sustained minor injuries, were sent to Tata Main Hospital (TMH) for treatment.
Another employee, who complained of chest pain, was also sent to TMH for observation. “Their condition is said to be stable,” Tata Steel said in the statement.
The incident was reported to the relevant authorities and an investigation to assess the cause is underway.
“As a responsible corporate, Tata Steel is committed to safe operations and the safety & wellbeing of all its stakeholders,” the statement said.