A major fire broke out at a private petroleum products storage facility on the outskirts of Raipur on Friday, a police official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident, he added.
A fire broke out at Green Petro Company located in Dharsiwa police station limits when an oil tanker caught fire on its premises, said Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) Tarkeshwar Patel. A total of 14 fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames, he said.
Flames billowing from the unit could be seen from a long distance.