What is the total Loss due to Jaipur IOC depot Fire?
The fire also damaged more than 30 industrial units in the industrial area, 20 km south of here. These units included Autolite India Ltd and Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd.
The fire left four persons dead and about 200 injured. Black clouds of smoke billowing from the vertical petrol, diesel and kerosene tanks could be seen from 10 km away.
The Union Petroleum Minister, Mr Murli Deora, who flew in here this morning to take stock of the situation, said that nothing much could be done to douse the flames and the fire would die down on its own when the entire fuel burns up. The fire, suspected to have started after a leakage in one of the valves at the storage and distribution termina ...more