Motorbike catches fire in Parel, disrupts traffic

Apr 29, 2014, 12:26 IST | Shameem Khan

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.

Bike catches fire
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.

Bike fire
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 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.

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