Motorbike catches fire in Parel, disrupts traffic
Mumbai: A motorbike caught fire at Ambedkar Nagar, opposite Nike Factory outlet at Parel today morning.
A motorbike stationed outside the telephone exchange was in complete flames with huge smoke emanating from it.
Motorbike caught fire at Ambedkar Nagar in Parel. Pic/Shameem Khan
As soon as the biker started the vehicle it caught fire. He fled the spot soon after, as told by the onlookers.
The incident occurred at around 11 am this morning and no casualties were reported.
The biker ran away for safety as soon as the bike caught fire. Pics/Pradeep Dhivar
Fire brigade reached the spot immediately and doused the fire.
Fire brigade officials at the spot dousing the fire
The traffic came to a virtual stand-still in the busy morning office hours adding to the commuters woes.