A major fire broke out at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) plant here this morning, a company official said.

The fire started from BHEL’s transformer block number three around 10 a.m., a spokesperson of the company said.

No casualties or injuries have been reported in the incident so far, he said.

Fire tenders from the Bhopal Municipal Corporation, city airport and BHEL’s own fire station were pressed into service and the firefighters managed to control the fire after over an hour.

The cause of the fire is yet to be known, the official said, adding that further investigations were on.

(This article was published on October 10, 2012)
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