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Maharashtra: Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation bus catches fire in Nalasopara, passengers escape unhurt

Updated on: 30 September,2022 06:26 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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The incident took place around 3.30 pm near Dhaniv Baug locality

Maharashtra: Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation bus catches fire in Nalasopara, passengers escape unhurt

Bus in flames on Friday. Pic/ Hanif Patel

Several passengers escaped unhurt after a civic transport bus caught fire in Nalasopara area of Palghar district on Friday afternoon, an official said, as per PTI.


The incident took place around 3.30 pm near Dhaniv Baug locality. Massive flames erupted in a bus that belonged to the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC), a fire official said, reported PTI.



All passengers travelling in the bus jumped out in the nick of time after noticing the flames, he said.

Locals made a frantic attempt to put out the fire. However, firemen arrived at the scene and put out the blaze in about one hour, the official said.

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The bus was completely gutted in the blaze, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained, he added.

(with PTI inputs)

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