Chandrashekhar Rao expresses shock over fire at Srisailam power plant in Telangana, reviews relief measures

South India

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed his shock over the fire incident that took place at Srisailam Power Generation Plant on Thursday night.


Telangana Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Friday informed that CM reviewed ongoing relief measures and spoke to state Power Minister Jagdeeshwar Reddy to update himself about the incident.

Telangana Minister for Power Jagadeeswar Reddy, Nagarkurnool district collector L Sarman, Telangana Transco, GENCO CMD Prabhakar Rao, local MLA G Balaraju, were among others who visited the site.

On Thursday, a massive fire broke out inside the powerhouse of the Srisailam Left Bank Hydra Electric Project at around 10:30 pm. 

As per the media reports, nine are feared to be trapped inside the plant and no casualties have been reported so far.

As many as 10 people were rescued from the incident, out of which six are undergoing treatment at the GENCO Hospital.

Rescue operations are underway.

With inputs from Agency


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