The reason for the blaze is but to be ascertained, police stated.

Bhubaneswar:

Eight folks have been injured in a serious hearth that broke out at an Indian Oil Company petrol pump close to Raj Bhavan in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, police stated.

Two of the injured are vital and have been shifted to SCB Medical Faculty & Hospital in Cuttack, stated LD Sahu, director of Capital Hospital, the place the remaining are being handled.

Three hearth tenders have been pressed into service and the blaze is now below management on the petrol pump, officers stated.

“Our precedence is to make sure that the hearth doesn’t unfold to the 2 different tanks containing petrol and diesel,” Commissioner of Police SS Sarangi stated.

He requested IOCL to take fast measures to evacuate the gas from the 2 tankers.

The reason for the blaze is but to be ascertained, Mr Sarangi added.

In the meantime, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik stated the state authorities will bear the price of remedy of the injured and wished them speedy restoration.