All seven injured are immediately shifted to a First Aid centre and then admitted to a clinic inside the Vedanta township.
Vedanta PRO Sanjeev Pattnaik confirmed the accident. Officials are inquiring into the matter to ascertain the cause of the fire.
“There was a fire incident at around 10.00 am at the Green Anode Plant at our premises which was immediately brought under control by our robust safety protocol. The seven workers present at the site were attended to at our first-aid centre as a precautionary measure, and one of them was treated for minor injuries. Safety of our workers is our top-most priority and we remain committed to ensuring the same with rigour,” said a company spokesperson in Jharsuguda
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