Navi Mumbai: At around 7am today (September 3), major fire was witnessed at the ONGC plant in Navi Mumbai's Uran. Fire fighting operation is still underway. According to reports, five people are killed in the incident, eight injured.

According to sources, several are trapped inside the premises. ONGC fire services and crisis management team immediately jumped into action. There has been no impact on oil processing. Gas has been diverted to Hazira Plant.

ONGC tweeted, "A fire broke out in storm water drainage early morning 2day in Uran oil & gas processing plant.ONGC fire services & crisis managemnt team immediately pressed in2 action. Fire is being contained. No impact on Oil processing.Gas diverted to Hazira Plant. Situation is being assessed (sic)." 

Further details are awaited.