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3 killed in fire at Reliance Industries rubber plant in Guj

Press Trust of India  |  Vadodara (Guj) 

Three people were killed in a fire that broke out in a section of the at the Industries' complex here Thursday, the company said.

The blaze erupted in the PBR2 (polybutadiene rubber) plant here, the company said in a statement.

"In an unfortunate incident this morning, a fire broke out in of the complex. The fire was restricted to one section of the plant and timely action by fire fighting team helped in quickly extinguishing the fire," it said.

Three contractual workers, who were injured in the mishap, later succumbed to injuries despite best efforts of the medical team, it said.

"Our prayers and sympathies are with their families in their time of grief and we will support the families to overcome their personal tragedy," the company said.

An investigation will be conducted to ascertain the cause of the fire, the statement said, adding that the rest of the complex continued with normal operations.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 14:00 IST