One dead, three hurt in Shah Alam oil tank blaze


SHAH ALAM (Bernama): One person was killed and three others suffered minor injuries when two crude oil tanks caught fire at the Emery Oleochemicals plant in the Telok Panglima Garang industrial area here on Saturday (May 1).

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department director Norazam Khamis said in a statement that they received a distress call at 5.36pm and firefighters from the Telok Panglima Garang, Banting and Andalas fire stations were deployed to the scene.

According to the reports, Norazam said the plant where two crude oil tanks were 50% burnt, and had a footprint of about 9.3sq m. – Bernama

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