|KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 14, 2010): Six people were injured when fire broke out at the Bekok C platform operated by Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, 200km off Terengganu early today.|
Alias Abdullah, Hamzah Abdullah, Fauzi Ibrahim, Rishaudin Ismail, Ariff Farimi and Zamri Wagiman were sent to the Kuala Terengganu Hospital while their 102 colleagues were evacuated to nearby platforms.
The blaze was contained by the platform's emergency response team.
In a statement, the company said 108 personnel were at the platform when the incident occured just after midnight.
It said Bekok C was undergoing a scheduled shutdown for planned maintenance activities at the time of the incident.
Petronas Carigali, which is in the midst of determining the cause of the fire, has notified the relevant authorities on the incident.
Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said visited the injured at the hospital during the lunch break of the Terengganu state legislative assembly sitting. — Bernama
Updated: 05:12PM Tue, 14 Dec 2010
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