Major fire at Brahmapuram waste plant in Kochi

Kochi: A huge fire broke out at the Brahmapuram solid waste treatment plant here on Thursday, police said.

However, no one was hurt in the incident which occurred around 4.30 PM.

According to police, 14 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to contain the blaze.

Senior officials of the fire department also rushed to the area.

The fire broke out in the waste dumped at the plant and such incidents happen every year around this time due to the extreme heat, they said.

The fire tenders were still trying to completely extinguish the blaze and the operation would take some time, they added.


Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.