HYDERABAD: A indispensable fire broke out in one among the underground hydel power objects of Srisailam project on Thursday night. The incident happened on the fourth panel in the first hydel power unit of the left power dwelling at around 10.30pm.
About 15-20 folks were on accountability on the time of the incident. Whereas 15 workers got right here out straight away, 9 reportedly were caught in the power dwelling.
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In step with officials, there were no casualties. The injured comprise deputy engineers and assistant engineers. They were straight away shifted to a health facility.
Telangana power minister G Jagadishwar Reddy and Genco chairman along with managing director D Prabhakar Rao rushed to the achieve on straight away. Telangana Genco and AP Genco additionally participated in the rescue and relief measures.
“Four panels bought damaged attributable to the fire accident. Smoke spread to the unit straight away. Despite the undeniable truth that the workers switched off the power, they would also now no longer spin forward with the rescue operations attributable to smoke. The injured were straight away rushed to the health facility,” Jagadish Reddy said.