Indian Navy provides assistance in fire fighting at Duvvada, Visakhapatnam

April 27, 2016 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)
Fire at VSEZ taken by a Naval Chetak helicopter

Twelve fire tenders of Indian Navy were deployed in fire fighting at Biomax Company in Special Economic Zone, Duvvada, Visakhapatnam. A huge fire broke out from 12 Bio-desiel tanks of Biomax Company late evening on Tuesday.

On getting the news from the State Administration, the Eastern Naval Command launched two aircraft for aerial reconnaissance and assessment of the extent of fire. Navy's Quick Reaction Teams (QRT) and an ambulance with medical teams were rushed to the site of the fire accident along with the fire tenders. Naval hospital, INHS Kalyani has been kept standby for providing assistance in case of medical emergency. Fire tenders are being replenished and turned around. Additional fire tenders are kept standby for deployment.