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Guj: Methanol storage tank catches fire at Kandla Port, 1 dead


Press Trust of India Gandhidham
At least one person died on Monday after a methanol storage tank at the Kandla Port in Gujarat's Kutch district caught fire, a senior official said.
The blaze erupted in afternoon, Kutch (East) Superintendent of Police Parikshita Rathod said, adding that efforts are on to put out the flames.
Several fire tenders and a large number of fire personnel are engaged in fire-fighting operations, the SP said.
"A methanol storage tank at Kandla Port caught fire. One dead body has been recovered from the site. Firefighting operations are underway," Rathod added.

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First Published: Dec 30 2019 | 5:05 PM IST

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