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Fire incident in PSA Oxygen Generation Plant in GMSH-16

Chandigarh (Aditi) During the intervening night of 08th and 09th January 2022, minor fire broke out in the PSA Oxygen Generation Plant in GMSH-16. Because of use of the fire-extinguisher to douse the fire by Shri Chaman Lal, Security Guard and the raise of timely alarm, the damage could be contained to the pre-fabricated structure. There is no damage to the PSA Plant and it is completely safe. Prima facie, electric short circuit seems to be the reason for the fire incident.

Shri Yashpal Garg, Secretary Health along with Ms Suman Singh, DHS and Shri V.K. Nagpal, MS of GMSH-16 inspected the PSA Oxygen Generation Plant. The Executive Engineers and other concerned officers of the Engineering Department of UT Administration were also present during the inspection. The Engineers of the company have arrived and assessed the damage. UPS, Junction Box and few pipes are being replaced by the Maintenance Company. The damaged electric wires are being replaced by the Engineering Department of UT Administration. The PSA Oxygen Generation Plant has been closed and will be re-stated after the all repairs/replacements of the damaged equipments.