A fire broke out at Steel Melt Shop-2 at Vishakapatnam steel plant in the early hours of Monday. Anyway, no casualties were reported.
The reason for the fire accident was not immediately known.
According to RINL sources, this is the second incident in a span of three days. The corporate entity of VSP said a fire broke out in the filter house building of SMS-2 at 2.30 am and it was doused within 2 hours.
An outbreak took place on Friday at the Blast Furnace-3 following leakage in a hot metal pipeline. It was afterwards restored.
One of the higher RINL expressed that no one was present in the filter house building when the fire broke out.