Discovery brings another compelling docuseries ‘Inside the Burning’
India’s first and leading aggregated real-life entertainment network, Discovery, has always brought and has always been telling the stories that matter of events that will shape, influence and course-correct actions of the future. And it is bringing yet another compelling docuseries, ‘Inside the Burning’. It will premiere on the 13th and 14th of March 2021 at 7:30 PM only on Discovery Channel and the discovery+ streaming platform.
On 27th May 2020, in the idyllic setting of Assam, the story of the Baghjan Oil field leak, amid a pandemic rocked a country already battling a nationwide crisis. ‘Inside the Burning’ is an investigative documentary that narrates the story, from loss of life to environmental and wildlife damage, the story of an unbelievable catastrophe from the lens of the men and women who were on the frontlines of the incident. The stories of those who worked round the clock, the brave firefighters, engineers and technicians, putting their lives on the line to curb certain irreparable damage and highlights OIL’s (Oil India Limited) crucial role to the rescue operations, will be showcased in the two-part documentary.
The documentary gives audiences an x-ray view into the technical conditions, using graphical illustrations to simulate the inner working of well no. 05, that led to the leak and the consequential explosion on 9th June 2020. The film addresses the importance it holds in being the lifeline of our country and the role it played in India’s advancement. It follows the OIL team’s evacuation operations, made with the support from the Airforce, police, Indian Army, district administration and how with the help of government as well as international experts, ONGC-OIL team and other service providers put together a plan to try and contain the leak.
Have a look at the promo.
Watch ‘Inside the Burning’ on Discovery Channel and the discovery+ streaming platform on the 13th and 14th of March 2021 at 7:30 PM.