A huge fire was seen at the Bharat Petroleum oil depot at Desur, about 15 kms from Belagavi this morning.
The source of the fire is supposed to be when the oil from the tankers was being unloaded from the wagons. Desur Depot Fire. Two Wagons Burnt. About 70,000 Liters of Oil burnt. Fire started at the point of unloading the oil from the Wagons via pipes.
A thick cloud of smoke was visible and fire tenders have rushed to the spot.