Rourkela:22/5/21: Fire broke out at the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) today at 5 PM. Three junction boards of the plant’s New Plate Mill were gutted in the mishap.
No casualty has been reported as workers working at the New Plate Mill ran for their lives as soon as the fire started emanating from the junction boards.
After receiving information, Fire Service personnel reached the spot and brought the flame under control.
Steel production at RSP has been hit due to the fire at the New Plate Mill. After repair work of the affected cables and junction boards, the operation will resume, added official sources.