Fire break out at Bhaba Hydel project causes extensive damage

Kinnaur- A major fire broke at the Bhaba Hydel project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh causing an extensive damage to the German-made transformers installed in 1989-90. The 120-MW plant happens to be one of Asia’s few underground power stations in the high altitude mountain ranges. Reports said the fire broke at 3.30 on Thursday morning after a blast and fire engulfed the entire yard forcing shut down of the power generation at the project. Exact cause of the fire is still not known. However, no human loss has been reported due to the fire . ~ Indian Express

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