Kesoram Industries Ltd has announced that an incident of fire has taken place in the Heavy Chemicals Section of the Company situated at Hindusthan Heavy Chemicals, 19, B. T. Road, Khardah, Kolkata 700 116, west Bengal on August 16, 2010 at about 2.30 p.m.. As a result the Caustic Chlorine Plant has been affected and the said Plant is likely to remain idle for some time. There is no accidental injury caused to anyone. All the equipments are properly insured.
Necessary steps are being taken to repair the said Caustic Chlorine Plant and normalcy is expected to be restored within 2-3 months.
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