HYDERABAD: A fire broke out at Nagarjuna Sagar Hydroelectric power station on the wee hours of Monay, January 4 . No causalities were reported as the staff who noticed the fire escaped from the area.
According to reports, A sudden fire broke out from a transformer outside the hydropower plant while power was being generated at the main hydropower plant. Vigilant officers immediately tried to douse the blaze. As the fire was brought under control in a timely manner as Fire Tenders rushed to the spot after the official informed them over the situation and doused the fire completely and the major accident was averted. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. The full details of the incident are yet to be known.
In a similar incident nine people were dead when massive fire erupted in Srisailam power plant in Nagarkurnool In August 2020. Nine people including five engineers and two technicians lost their lives in that fire mishap.