Torpedo Ladle Leak Causes Fire at Rail Track in SAIL BSL BF
PTI reported that a major fire that broke out at Steel Authority of Inida Limiteds Bokaro Steel Plant on Friday morning could be controlled without any casualty. The fire broke out at about 8.40 AM, due to a leakage in the Torpedo Ladle in Blast Furnace 2. Hot metal spilled over on the tracks and caught fire during the morning shift with about 100 contract and regular workers on duty. However, no personnel were affected in this incident. Fire tenders were immediately pressed into sendee and in about one and a half hour, the flames were completely doused.
A portion of the cables in the cable gallery were affected by the fire and normal operations resumed within two horn's of the incident.